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Pastors and Leadership

Todd Yates

Lead Pastor

Todd Yates began as our Lead Pastor in September 2017. Pastor Todd has a BA from the University of Tennessee in Philosophy with a minor in Religious Studies. He has been an ordained Assemblies of God minister for 18 years. He and his wife, Shonda, have been married for 18 years and have two sons (12 yrs and 9 yrs). Todd is passionate about discipleship, helping others to discover their giftings and walk in their callings and multiplying the Kingdom! He is a comic collector and enjoys Lego construction with his boys. Previously, Todd and his wife, Shonda, had served as Chi Alpha Campus Missionaries for 17 years pioneering a ministry at the University of Kentucky.

Shonda Yates

Shonda is a certified minister with the Assemblies of God. She is passionate about Women's Ministries, evangelism/outreach and worship! She studied Social Work at the University of North Alabama. Shonda served as a U.S. missionary at the University of Kentucky for 17 years, on the KY District Women's Ministry committee and the KY Women in Ministry committee before coming to Franklin Park in September of 2017. She enjoys DIY projects and loves people!

Mellanie Davis

Administration , Early Childhood Coordinator, and Deaconess

Mellanie and her husband, Daniel, have been with Franklin Park Church for 6 years. They have two daughters who are 8 years old. She has been an active volunteer in our children's ministry for newborns and pre-schoolers for five years and is our office administrator.

Jerry Meyers

Elder, Ushers Ministry

Ron Peduhan

Elder, Men's Fraternity (Men's discipleship)

Levi Mielke


Daniel Davis

Building , Grounds, and Deacon

Daniel is a hoosier native and has been part of our church for 6 years. He is in charge of keeping our building and grounds looking sharp along with actively volunteering in our newborn and pre-school classrooms. He and his wife were recently elected to be our first Deacon and Deaconess.

Paul Hull

Sound and Video Team

Madeline Mielke

Worship Team Leader and Women's Discipleship (LIFT)

Nikki Hull

Community Life Coordinator

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