Our Staff

Yeamans Park is blessed to have a dedicated staff. Our staff works as a catalyst for ministry throughout the church. The staff encourages and equips members and serves as a resource for ministry teams.


Pastor

Reverend Doctor William F. (Chip) Summers, a fourth generation Presbyterian Minister,is serving as Pastor at YPPC.  He is an energetic and active PCUSA retired minister and over the past 45 years he has served six churches in the Carolinas.  

Congregational Nurture Coordinator

Martha Trussell

A dedicated member and leader at YPPC, Martha has served the church in various roles for more than 10 years.  She and Stan have four grown children.  Martha has served in areas of Christian Education, children and youth ministries, and connecting people to ministry.

Administrative Assistant

Lynn Mercer

Lynn is married, with two grown children and three grandchildren. After graduating from Hanahan High School, she attended Conede’ Business College.  She also received a certificate in Computer Technology from Trident Technical College. She has been with Yeamans Park Presbyterian Church since April, 1989.

Choir Director
Gina Litchfield


Gina was born and raised in South Carolina to a minister's family, and accepted Jesus Christ at the age of six. Since that time, life has been a journey with many various experiences and has taken her to many places where she always found herself serving the church in one way or another. The opportunity to be part of the staff at Yeamans Park fulfills a calling in her heart to lead the people of God to proclaim God's truth through music and to help them reach their potential. She has been married to Matthew Litchfield for 21 years and has three children. When she's not teaching or working at church, you will find her family volunteering at the SC Aquarium, Patriot's Point, or the Charleston Animal Society. She currently teaches music in CCSD and loves it.