Our Staff

  • Lead Pastor

    ROB PARKER is the Lead Pastor at The Plant. Over the past 22 years he has been in vocational ministry. This has included both church and para-church ministries. His theological training is from Nyack College, Nyack Alliance Theological Seminary where he earned his Master of Arts in New Testament and George Fox University where he earned his doctorate in Semiotics and Future Studies.

    Rob has been married for 21 years to Sue, who has been his partner in ministry since the day they met. They have four children and enjoy the journey of parenting together. 


  • Kid's Ministry Director

    KERRI NIEBLES is the Kids' Ministry Director at The Plant. From 2007 to 2014, Kerri was the Director of Children's Ministries at Cornerstone Christian Church. In August 2015, she joined the The Plant Church staff part-time as Kids' Ministry Director. She has a bachelor's degree from Montclair State University in Family and Child Studies with a concentration in Early Childhood Development. 

    Kerri married Omar in September 2008. They have 3 children and love growing and journeying with them through God's great adventures in life. 


  • Pastor of Outreach

    JEREMY MATHEWS is the Pastor of Outreach. After having worked at a corporate firm, Jeremy served as a global director at a missions organization. In March of 2012 Jeremy came on pastoral staff at The Plant. He has an M.B.A. from Thunderbird School of Global Management, M.A. in Intercultural studies from Nyack Alliance Theological Seminary, and a B.A. from New York University. Jeremy has been married to his beautiful wife since 2007 and they have one awesome son.