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Church Office
13115 S Village Dr
Tampa FL 33618
Office: (813) 961-4115
Food Pantry: (813) 963-2772
Located on the west side of Anderson Hall
Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
(closed from noon - 1:00 pm)
Ministry Staff

Rev. Ken Shick, Interim Pastor

Transitional Pastor Ken Shick has been married to Robin for 38 years.  They have 3 adult sons and families who live in the Tampa area, including 4 grandchildren, ages 6 – newborn.  Pastor Ken has been in ordained ministry for 43 years.  His last permanent pastorate was Hyde Park Presbyterian where he served for 30 years.  He has been doing Transitional Ministry for 3 years and has previously served Temple Terrace PC and Northeast PC in St. Petersburg.  His interests are singing and playing guitar, cycling, and cooking/grilling.  He is enjoying knowing and pastoring the people of Village Presbyterian. 


Rev. James C. Yearsley, Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Jim is retired from the United States Air Force. He began his vocational ministry in the early 1990s as a community organizer and then as the Executive Director for South Hills Interfaith Ministries. In 1997 he was ordained a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (USA). After serving two churches as senior pastor in western Pennsylvania, he accepted the call as Senior Pastor at Village Presbyterian. Jim and Alice came to Village in 2006 and retired in 2017 as the longest serving pastor at VPC.


Worship and Music Staff

Brittany Bozeman, Minister of Music

Brittany Bozeman began her musical studies with piano lessons at the age of five. At age twelve she began her vocal studies. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree in piano and vocal performance and a Master of Arts degree in music history. In addition to directing the Music Ministries at Village Presbyterian Church, she teaches piano and vocal lessons at Bigel Music and the Orlando School of Music.


Gary Wirsz, Organist

Gary is our longest-tenured staff member, having served as the organist since 1987. 

Gary holds a Bachelor's Degree in Organ Performance. 

He works as a M.I.S. advisor for Head's House of Music in Tampa.


Support Staff

Holly Kowalczyk, Director of Christian Education

Holly Kowalczyk joins the VPC family excited about the position of Christian Education Director.  Finding salvation while attending her youth group she understands the importance of a strong youth program, and the need for adult education to grow and strengthen in faith.  She is married, and she and her husband Robert have three children, Sean, Alyssa, and Kaila.  Holly has a bachelors degree from the University of South Florida.  Her free time is spent with her family, she loves a good book, and enjoys anything that requires a glue gun.  She always eager for a challenge. 


Sue Goldstein, Office Administrator

Sue began as church secretary at Village in 1996 and became office administrator in 2013.  

Sue has an Associates Degree from St. Petersburg Junior College.  She works part-time at the church and enjoys bowling, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.


Ryan Goldstein, Office Assistant and Director of Technology


Monica Wilson, Community Food Pantry director

Monica began serving in the food pantry in 2010.  She was inspired to volunteer by one of her children after having witnessed a family in need that visited Village.  Monica majored in Business at the University of South Florida and spent over 10 years selling real estate in the Tampa Bay area.   She is married and she and her husband, Reggie, have four children.  In 2015, Monica became the Director of the Community Food Pantry at Village and is humbled how it continues to serve the needs of those hungry in our community.  

  Ada Achon, Custodian


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