Personal Bio

Parrish W. Jones, Ph.D.

Father and grandfather
Minister: Churches I've served in the Presbyterian Church (USA)

  • 1983 to 1987 Norton Presbyterian Church, Norton, VA 
  • 1987 to 2000 First Presbyterian Church, Windber, PA 
  • 2000 to 2002 Colonial Presbyterian Church, Roanoke, VA
  • 2005 to 2006 Summit Presbyterian Church, Stafford, VA (Interim)
  • 2007 Visiting Professor of Theology, La Universidad Presbiteriana en Barranquilla, Colombia (See Blog)
  • 2008 and 2009 Stated Supply Pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Jasper, FL
  • 2010-11—Interim Minister of St. Johns Presbyterian Church, Jacksonville, FL
  • 2011-12 —Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Flagler College
  • 2012 to present—Adjunct Professor of Philosophy and Religion, St. Johns River State College

Present Work:

Designing book Food, Migration and Faith to be published by   Frontera de Cristo, a ministry of Presbyterian Border Ministry located at Douglas, AZ and Agua Prieta, Sonora, MX.

Adjunct professor of Philosophy and World Religions, St Johns River State College (Present)

Writing projects: "Migration: a Novel" and "Presbyterians on the Frontier" (see website:

© Parrish Jones 2012