Parker Hulsey

First Baptist Church Richland, Mississippi
Military Chaplaincy, Healthcare Chaplaincy
Richland Mississippi
First Baptist Church Richland
May 10
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About My Family

I am a 1997 graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a master’s degree in trombone performance and church music. I have been married to Kim Hulsey since 1994. We have two children, Carolanne and Graham. We enjoy spending time together as a family.

Carolanne is a 2023 graduate of Carson Newman University with a degree in Education (Teaching English as a Second Language). Graham is a graduate of Richland High School in Richland, Miss., and is currently seeking God’s direction for his life after a recent setback. Kim is a special education teacher at Richland Middle School.

About My Ministry

I serve as a staff chaplain at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. I am an inactive deacon at First Baptist Church in Richland where my family and I are actively involved in the deacon ministry, music ministry and youth ministry. My son and I play in the church band (trombone and euphonium), and my wife sings in the choir.

SBC Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy is a vital frontline ministry and extension of the local church. Chaplains reach the lost among the thousands of men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, correctional facilities, healthcare settings, public safety, disaster relief sites and corporate environments. SBC Chaplains care for the broken, offer hope to the hopeless and advance the gospel of Jesus Christ in hard to reach places.
The qualifications expected of a Southern Baptist applying for endorsement as a chaplain or counselor are established by the using agency and the Chaplains Commission, SBC. These qualification requirements vary according to the type of chaplaincy or counseling ministry involved but all are expected to meet a high level of ministerial competence.


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