The Search Committee is working to discern the best way forward for our congregation. We ask for your continued prayers during this important process.
Jackie Hails Director of Music, Organist, and Pianist E-mail Jackie Hails
Jackie Hails, Director of Music, Organist, and Pianist, is a native of Northwest Florida and has been on the staff at FPC since January, 2000. A graduate of Niceville High School, she received the Bachelor of Music Education from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana. She taught elementary music, junior high chorus, and senior high chorus in Okaloosa County, Florida, public schools for 30 years until her retirement in 2005. The majority of her career (22 years) was spent as choral director at Choctawhatchee High School in Fort Walton Beach. The daughter of a Southern Baptist Pastor, she has served churches in Florida, Missouri, and Louisiana as organist/pianist/accompanist/choir director since the age of 15. She conducts the Sanctuary Choir, Handbell Choir, and is a member of the Worship Team.