Rev. Mike Ulasewich
Rev. Mike Ulasewich’s personal mission is to encourage and nurture others to a deeper faith in Christ through preaching, teaching, coaching, and pastoral presence. Pastor Mike graduated with his MDiv from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 2005. He also has an MA and a BA in Literature from The University of Florida, where he focused on Southern Literature. He served as solo pastor of The First Presbyterian Church of Apopka, Florida, from 2006 to 2014 and was a Resident CPE Chaplain at Tampa General Hospital before that. Most recently, he served as an English teacher at Lake Minneola High School, near Clermont, Florida. Pastor Mike has been married to his wife, Selena, since 1999–two years after they met while they were both in the University of Florida marching band. They have three children: Rebekah is 17, Glendon is 12, and Lena is 7. Pastor Mike enjoys reading and listening to music. He also enjoys being outside. He is a runner and cyclist and dreams of one day completing an Ironman Triathlon. He enjoys traveling and nature–particularly witnessing God’s magnificent creation. He has visited 28 of our nation’s 59 national parks and hopes to one day have visited all of them.
Director of Music
Vicki is the Church Administrator at FPC. She joined the FPC staff in December 2022 and is excited to be learning about the work of the church. She grew up in Avondale, PA and graduated from the College of William and Mary with a BA degree in Linguistics. Vicki moved to Conway in 2003, and has two daughters, Maria and Lily.
Earl is an Associate Professor of Music at Central Baptist College in Conway, where he teaches music theory, ear training, hymnology, women’s chorus, and piano. In 2011, he directed CBC’s first hymn service, which is now an annual tradition featuring theological themes or individual hymn writers.
Earl earned his D.M.A. in Church Music and Worship from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, while serving as a graduate assistant for Dr. Maurice Hinson and teaching music theory and class piano. He also received a M.A. in Music from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, and a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Trinity Bible College.
In addition to teaching, Earl has held church music positions in Oregon, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Kentucky, and Arkansas. His other interests include gardening, walking, and watching classic movies with his wife and two daughters.
Family Ministry Staff
Selena, Emily, and Susan form our Family Ministry Staff Team.
Selena has a passion for families and making them feel welcome at church. Her favorite church activities are potlucks, game nights, and anything at Ferncliff! Selena has an MEd from the University of Florida and has worked as an elementary school teacher for 15 years. She’s a mom to three amazing children and wife to Mike. She owns her own business.
Emily has been serving at FPC since her college days at Hendrix. Her favorite thing about working with youth is watching them grow in their faith and service to our community and beyond. Emily loves church potlucks, youth lock-ins, and retreats! Emily has a Masters in Special Education and is a public school teacher.
Susan loves working with children because of their enthusiasm for life. They are excited to be learning and in fellowship together and remind her to trust in God in a child-like manner. She loves children’s mission trips and anything happening at Ferncliff. Fun fact–Susan used to be a camp counselor there! Susan has two daughters and is married to Jerry. Susan is a dog-lover and has been trained by Canine Companions.
Conway Cradle Care Director