Rev. M. Derek Jacks, Senior Pastor


From the Birmingham area, Derek has been the senior pastor of HCPC since September 2009. After completing his bachelor’s in business administration at Samford University in 2006, Derek graduated from Beeson Divinity School in 2010. He was previously the Associate Pastor for Youth at Rocky Ridge Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Derek has also worked in the construction and banking industries. He has been married to his high school sweetheart, Cindy, since 2001. They have three children: Ava, Braden, and Drew.

Phone: (205) 903-8469

Email: pastorderek77@gmail.com

Rev. Sherrad Hayes, Associate Pastor

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Sherrad was ordained as a minister and installed as associate pastor of HCPC in April 2017. After studying philosophy at Auburn University, Sherrad graduated from Beeson Divinity School in 2014. He previously served as an infantryman for over 11 years in the Army National Guard, including a deployment to Afghanistan. Originally from Lanett, AL, Sherrad and his wife, Amy, have lived in the Birmingham area since they married in 2007. They have two sons: William, and Cooper.

Phone: (706) 773-5201

Email: sherrad.hayes@gmail.com

Dr. Lynn Faulkner, Director of Music & Pianist

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Dr. Lynn Faulkner (painted above by HCPC’s own Tom Dameron) has served as pianist for HCPC since 2001. She also serves accompanist, adjunct professor, and class piano instructor at the University of Montevallo.

Jeanne Webber, Organist

Delores Moore, Financial Secretary and Office Administrator

Church Session

Dennis Otts (Elder, 2019)

Brian James (Elder, 2020)

Daniel Pauly (Elder, 2020)

Adam Vines (Elder, 2020)

James Colvard (Elder, 2021)

Tom Dameron (Elder, 2021)

Paul Wallace (Elder, 2021)