Since August 2008, Bruce Hose has been Pastor of the Glynwood Baptist Church in Prattville, Alabama. Previously he served churches in several Alabama cities and in Kentucky. From 1981 through 1995 he served as a State Missionary in the Sunday School Department of the State Board of Missions of the Alabama Baptist State Convention. He is married to Gini, the love of his life since 1971. Together they have two children, Robyn (Spencer) Davidson, and Adam (Lindsay) Hose. Next to his love of the Lord, family is his greatest priority. Bruce and Gini have three beautiful granddaughters, Mary Emma, Tait, and Camille.
NOTE: We are excited for Bro. Bruce as he has announced his retirement as of December 31, 2016. We are cherishing our last few months with him and wish him well in this new chapter of his life.
Associate Pastor / Music Minister
Since October 1999, Mike Denning has served as the Music Minister and Associate Pastor of Glynwood.
Mike answered the call to full time ministry in 1994. He gave up a career as an entrepreneur and a successful business to attended college at Florida Baptist Theological College.
An avid hunter and outdoorsman, Mike has been married to Donna Wand Denning for 34 years. He is the proud father of 3 daughters; Amanda, Rachel and Michelle and the very proud Pawpaw of 2 granddaughters; Karlee and Karoline. He also loves his son-in-laws, Josh, Heath, and Calvin, as his own.
Education / Outreach Minister
Rev. Greg Platt serves as our Minister of Education and Outreach. He is responsible for directing and coordinating the Christian education ministries and outreach program at GBC and for church administration. He has served on our staff in various capacities, both bi-vocational and full time since 1990. He is a graduate of Auburn University at Montgomery with a BS in Business Administration and of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. He has been married to Deborah Hall since 1984 and they are the parents of two adult children, Rev. Russell (Katy) Platt and Rev. Tucker (Emily) Platt. Greg is also the proud grandfather of his grandson, Jack.
Greg's favorite hobby is family genealogy research.
John Edgar Harris
Student Minister / Communications Director
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Having served the family at Glynwood for many years prior, Rev. John Edgar Harris joined the staff in January of 2008 as Student Minister and the following year became full time and assumed the roll of Communications Director.
Edgar uses his previous years of experience creating and running experiential camps, community wide youth groups, and from previous positions in churches to help parents disciple teens.
His degree in Journalism and 10 years of experience in the advertising world helps him to create a voice for the Church.
Stacey is our church secretary and has worked full-time at the church since 2001. She is a graduate of Auburn University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising, Design & Production Management.
She is the wife of Kevin Wayne Perdue and the proud mother of Tally Belle Perdue (5) and Geoffrey Wayne Perdue (3). She likes to read, crochet, and play with her kids. She also loves animals and back yard gardening.
She became a member of Glynwood Baptist Church in 2013 and is busy in the Music Ministry, Preschool Department and is our Senior Adult Director. She also does work for the Alabama Baptist State Convention with Bible Drill.
Julie began working as our financial secretary in 2015. She feels God has placed her in this position to minister to the people of the church. She retired from the Alabama Department of Transportation in 2014 after 36 years of service.
She is married to Bobby Post and has two children, Alicia Kuczmarski and Alan Post. She is the grandmother of Hunter, Mikayla, and Ansley Kuczmarski. She loves to work in her flower garden, read and sit in her backyard swing and watch the birds, especially hummingbirds.
Julie joined Glynwood Baptist Church in 2012 and enjoys being a part of her women’s Sunday school class and helping with Vacation Bible School.