Meet Our Staff

Reverend Dr. John StringerInterim Pastor

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.

Lorilee CorbettOffice Administrator
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Lorilee Corbett, Office Administrator, a true Florida native, was born in Key West, grew up in Pensacola, and has lived most of her adult life in the Fort Walton Beach area. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business/Education from Auburn University, and her Master’s degree in Administrative Leadership from the University of West Florida. She was a Florida Registered Paralegal in local law firms for many years before coming to our church. Lorilee has two children, Lauren and Rob, and one grandchild, Alayna. When Lorilee is not working, she loves to spend time with her family, her two miniature dachshunds and watch Auburn football!! WAR EAGLE!

Jamie BanksChurch Sexton