Jim and Carol Hopkins
Jim and Carol began a journey of love and devotion when they married in 1969. Eventually, work brought the family to Taylors, SC, where the Lord drew them to the Holland Park Church family (formerly Northeast Church of Christ) where they found true love. In 1984, both Jim and Carol put their Lord on in baptism and started a new journey of love and devotion to Christ, their Savior. They plan on spending the rest of their lives praising the Lord.
Jim is a retired equipment technician and Carol is the office manager for Bunty LLC. They have 4 children, all married; and have been blessed with 14 grandchildren. Jim and Carol enjoy camping and cookouts. Drop by anytime, the door is always open.
David and Linda Lunsford
David and Linda have been members at Holland Park Church (formerly Northeast Church of Christ) since moving to Greenville in 1983. They met in college at NC State as part of the campus ministry at Brooks Avenue Church of Christ. They were married in Blacksburg VA in 1980 during David’s final year of graduate school at Virginia Tech. David is a polymer chemist with Celanese and Linda is a medical lab scientist at the Greenville Hospital System. They have one married daughter.
HPC has been at the center of their lives over the 27 years as they have sought to serve the Lord and others. Linda is a long time teacher in the children’s ministry, has worked in various ministries serving those in need and is currently a volunteer in the Lunches of Love program. David enjoys studying the word and sharing that study in teaching adult classes and life groups. He also currently serves as the treasurer for HPC.
Marcus and Wanda Williams
Marcus and Wanda were married in Houston, Texas in 1984 and have been attending Holland Park since 2005. Wanda was raised in the Houston area and Marcus is a native of Atlanta. They both grew up in Christian homes and Marcus was introduced to the Church of Christ through his relationship with Wanda. Marcus and Wanda are graduates of Vanderbilt University and Stephen F. Austin University respectively. They have two sons, Derek and Quentin.
The Williams have been blessed to live and worship in various cities in the U.S. and have worked and lived abroad. This has facilitated a strong family bond and openness and caring for others regardless of race, culture and social status. Marcus is employed with Michelin North America and has held numerous positions in Sales, Marketing and Human Resources.
Dale and Pat Midyette
Dale Midyette grew up in eastern North Carolina with two brothers who took turns with him in going to Sunday School and helping their Dad on the Farm. Pat “grew up in the Church of Christ” and was there “every time the door was open.” She was baptized when she was 12 years old. They met, fell in love, got married, and started a family before moving to the Greenville area in 1985. They started attending Holland Park Church (formerly Northeast Church of Christ) the next year. Dale was baptized soon after.
Dale and Pat have three children and two grandchildren. They have served in various ministries over the years including Foster Parenting, Nursery, Children’s and Adult Education, Men’s and Ladies Ministries, and Life Groups. Dale works at Jacobs Engineering and Pat at Rogers Stereo. They are thankful for the blessings that God has poured down on their family and on Holland Park Church and for the opportunity to serve.
Todd and Gina Hyneman
Todd and Gina have been members of the Holland Park Church Family since their marriage in 1989. They met while attending high school in Villa Rica, GA and were married at the Bremen Church of Christ following Todd's graduation from Georgia Tech. They moved to Greenville so Todd could begin a sales career with Johnson Controls. Gina worked in several administrative positions until the birth of their first son, Capp, in 1994. Christian was born in 1998. They are blessed to be partners in Total Comfort Solutions which solves air conditioning problems for businesses across South Carolina and Georgia.
Todd and Gina both grew up in Christian families. Todd was baptized as a high school junior. Gina was baptized at Holland Park's predecessor-Northeast Church of Christ. Todd has served as a deacon, taught classes and shared in leading the construction of our new church on Holland Road in Mauldin. Gina has especially enjoyed teaching the children of our church and participating in the women's ministry. They have been blessed to raise a Christian family through the nurturing and support of Holland Park Church.