Rev. Roslin Springer
Interim Senior Minister
As Parkway Christian Church continues in a search process to find our next Senior Minister, we are thankful that Rev. Roslin Springer has answered the call to be our interim senior minister during our transition.
Pastor Ros has completed thirty+ years in full-time ministry, most recently serving as the Senior Pastor of Bethany Christian Church Disciples of Christ) in Lakeland, Florida. Prior to that, she was the Associate Minister at First Christian Church in Tampa for 19 years. She is best known for her creativity in programming, innovative worship experiences and sense of humor. Her sermons are rich with visual images and deep in strong Biblical understanding. Bethany Christian Church more than doubled in worship attendance during her years as their spiritual leader.
Pastor Ros is a popular retreat leader in Florida and throughout the Southeast. She has led spiritual growth retreats, elders’ retreats, senior adult retreats, women’s events and special seminars focusing on prayer and understanding scripture. Church boards are often interested in her presentations of what makes a healthy church.
Since her retirement, she spent three years as the coordinator of Florida’s camp and conference program and served as the camp chaplain during the summer months. She has served as the Interim Minister at First Christian Church in Zephyrhills, FL, First Christian Church in Haines City (during their pastor’s sabbatical), and Beneva Christian Church in Sarasota.
Growing up in Florida, she graduated as Brandon High School’s valedictorian, earned her B.S. at Phillips and National Universities, and entered ministry in Tampa. She has pursued continuing education at Lexington Theological Seminary in Kentucky and Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis.
Her warmth, humor and radiant smile draw people to her as they realize that having a living faith in Jesus Christ provides abundant joy!