Our Staff

Dr. Greg Douglas

Senior Pastor

Dr. Greg Douglas was born in Gainesville, FL but was raised in Brooker, FL. He was raised on a farm as the youngest of four children. He accepted Jesus as his Savior at eleven years old. He married the love of his life, Susan Douglas, on May 22nd, 1982. They have two boys, Jared and Jacob.

Greg received his Bachelor's Degree from Stetson University in 1982. He continued his education and completed his Master's of Divinity in 1998 and then his Doctorate in Leadership and Administration in 2008 from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

In his spare time, he enjoys fishing, farming, gardening, cooking, and spoiling his grandchildren.

Contact: gdouglas@pgbcfl.net

Emanuel Harris

Worship, Children, & Administration Pastor

Emanuel is a native of North Carolina but has been a Floridian for the past three decades. He has served in multiple capacities in our church but is presently serving as our Worship and Children's Pastor. He joined our staff in 2008.

Emanuel did his undergraduate work at Florida Baptist College and his graduate work at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Emanuel married his beautiful wife, Jan, in October of 1986. They have three wonderful children, Lacy, Caleb, and Grace. He enjoys singing, reading, biking, running, and spending time with his family and precious grandchildren, Addilyn and Hayden.

Contact: eharris@pgbcfl.net

Jared Douglas

Discipleship, Evangelism, & Missions Pastor

Jared was born in Gainesville, Florida.  He has lived throughout Central and North Florida but has called Trenton his home since 1998.  Jared earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida and Master of Divinity from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Jared is married to his beautiful wife Kelly, whom he met while serving as the Collegiate Pastor at Pine Grove Baptist Church.  They married in the summer of 2011.  God has blessed them with two children, Grayson, in January 2013 and Eliza in April of 2016.

Jared is an avid dove hunter, diligent reader and a hopeless golfer!

Contact: jdouglas@pgbcfl.net

Mariam Newton

Student Minister

Mariam was born and raised in Gainesville Fl. She graduated from St Leo University with a BA in Psychology. She married her high school sweetheart, Todd Newton on July 31st, 1993. They have 2 children, Annah and Will. Mariam has a heart for young people and has a passion to lead them to Christ.

She was a foster parent for 6 years and has advocated for children in our community ever since. She worked with the American Red Cross Youth Services and was a case worker for Family Partners in St Pete FL.

Contact: mnewton@pgbcfl.net

Jeannie Gilbert

Administrative Assistant

A long time native of Levy county, Jeannie grew up in a godly home and attended this very church from the time she was born. Jeannie became our Administrative Assistant in 2000. Her administrative role within our church is a tremendous responsibility.

Jeannie has been married to her wonderful husband, Alan, since 1984. They have three beautiful daughters, Tiffany, Sable, and CJ. She enjoys spending time with her family, swimming, bike riding, and spoiling her five grandchildren, Emmalee, Sadie, Kade, Darbi, and Isaac.

Contact: jgilbert@pgbcfl.net