Rev. James D. Friesen
Telephone: 813-253-0069 extension 4
Rev. James Friesen became pastor of HPPC in 2016. The ministry is his second career; he responded to a calling into ministry after 15 years as a successful salesman. His undergraduate degree is from Southern Illinois University and his Masters of Divinity is from Dubuque Theological Seminary. He merges education and joy for the Lord into his sermons, which are designed to apply to everyday life.
Along with his wife, Sarah and their children, the family is excited to be in Tampa and find joy in their service here.
Office Administrator (9:30 am-2:30 pm. M-Th, 9:30 am-Noon, Friday)
Dolores has recently relocated to Florida to be closer to family. She brings a wide range of experience in customer support, office & property management, consultant, and small business ownership to the church office.
Dolores is blessed with two wonderful sons, three precious grandchildren, six brothers and sisters, and many incredible friends.
Arnel Senson, Music Ministry Associate
Ilma De La Rosa
Early Childhood Coordinator
Ilma joins the HPPC team as early childhood coordinator after having a similar position at other area churches. She is in charge of activities on Sunday morning for young children and will also work on special programs such as Kids’ Night Out. She has a Master’s Degree in youth and family ministries and joins our team in the fall of 2021.
Bailey Dean, Audio-Visual Technician
Born and raised in Florida, Bailey spent the last nine years working with Anona United Methodist Church as a volunteer and later director in their children’s ministry program. His career started by simply pressing the space bar for a slideshow, Bailey soon took over as the program’s technical director, leading a team and serving the church. After graduating with his A.A. and certification in Audio/Video/Lighting production, he has expanded into more roles, both here at Hyde Park, and others in the Tampa Bay area.