Patrick E. Parks, BA
Patrick E. Parks has served as Senior Pastor of the Second Baptist Church of Elgin since August 2020. He is a resident of South Elgin with over 25 years of experience in church ministry and community involvement. He attended ECC in the summers of 2017 and 2018 and went on the graduate cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministry from Judson University. In the Fall of 2022, he was honored as Judson’s Alumnus of the Year. He has served the community in many ways, including partnerships with Food for Greater Elgin and the Willow Creek Community Church Mobile Food Pantry. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Elgin Symphony Orchestra (ESO), Elgin Police Chief Ana Lalley’s Advisory Council, Committee of Elgin Religious Leaders (CERL), U-46 Faith Leaders, and the African American Christian Ministers Alliance (AACMA). Patrick Parks was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago and is a product of the Chicago Public School System (CPS). He is a veteran of the U. S. Army and an active member of Elgin Post No. 57 American Legion. He and his wife, Diane, are parents of four adult children.
105 S. Pointe Ave., South Elgin, IL 60177
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Term Expires: 2027