Pastor Undra Parker was born in Huntsville, TX the fifth of seven children and lived in Coldspring, TX until joining the Air Force in 1998. Pastor Parker is married to the Rev. Mildred Parker and they proudly serve in ministry together.
He holds a Bachelor of Science and Occupational Education in Human Services and Psychological Studies, Master of Christian Ministry and a Master of Divinity from Wayland Baptist University.
He joined the Air Force after graduating High school and served 11 years. He received Christ as his personal Savior on 18 October 1998 while attending service at Gospel Tabernacle Community Church of God in Christ in Minot, ND. He was relocated to Misawa Air Base, Japan where he joined Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church. There, he was set apart to the office and work of Deacon and in May 2004 while deployed to Al Udeid Air Base Doha, Qatar, God called him into ministry to preach the Gospel as he has opportunity. He was licensed in the Gospel Ministry in 2005 under the Pastoral leadership of Bishop Shawn D. Smith, Pastor; Greater Love Church; Misawa, Japan.
Pastor Parker was relocated to Elmendorf Air Force Base Anchorage, AK in January of 2006 and in May of 2007 while deployed Al Udeid Air Base Doha, Qatar, Pastor Parker received a word from the Lord to get out of the military and pursue fulltime pastoral ministry. Hearing the voice of God, he separated from the Air Force in January of 2009. Pastor Parker served at Shiloh as Discipleship/Education and Operations Pastor. In February of 2017 the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church of Anchorage voted Pastor Parker in as their senior Pastor to succeed the Rev. Dr. Alonzo B. Patterson. On November 5, 2017, Pastor Parker became the senior Pastor of Shiloh Anchorage and will be formally installed December 10, 2017. He is convinced and convicted of the call of God on his life as he seeks every opportunity to live out that calling as God would allow.
Pastor Parker desires to know what is going on in the community so that he can better inform the people in whom he serves. He currently serves as the Alaska Baptist Churches State Education Director; the Executive Secretary for the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Anchorage; Financial Officer for Alaska Black Leadership Conference of Anchorage. He is a member of the Clinical Pastoral Education Professional Advisory Group (PAG). He is a gifted teacher; as such he is an adjunct professor at Wayland Baptist University in Anchorage where he teaches Old and New Testament Survey.
Pastor Parker loves Jesus, and one of the greatest joys in his life is being called of God to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ. He loves spending time with his wife and communing with the people of God. Any free time he has is spent studying. He has a passion for preaching and teaching the Word of God, and when time allows He does a little fishing and shooting.
First Lady, Rev Mildred Parker serves the church in support of the pastor. Click here to know more about our First Lady.