Rev. Troy Bronsink is a contemplative leader called to holding space for inner and outer transformation. He has been an ordained minister for nearly 20 years, serving in many capacities from new church development, to associate pastor, to validated ministry as founder/director of local nonprofit The Hive: A Center for Contemplation, Art, and Action. In addition to his part time work here at PRPC, Troy is as an executive coach, spiritual director, and consultant helping individuals and teams find their purpose, and create loving belonging in an ever-changing world. Troy and his partner, Kelley, have been married for 24 years. Kelley is a trauma informed Speech Language Pathologist as well as a Soul Collage facilitator (arts based spiritual small-groups). Together, they parent Eve, a sophomore music major at Loyola, New Orleans, and Wakefield, a seventh grade drama major at School for Creative and Performing Arts. They are community members and residents in Northside. For fun, Troy loves long leisurely bike rides, hiking, collecting ferns, mixing cocktails, enjoying and making poetry and music, baking sour dough bread, dinner with friends, and traveling with Kelley and family.
Greg has been playing music since he was six years old. His instruments include accordion, piano, organ, guitar, bass guitar, and tuba. An accomplished pianist, he has been playing professionally for over thirty years. Greg has had numerous stints as interim music director at PRP. He can play a wide variety of styles and has incorporated traditional religious music with contemporary and gospel. He has also written numerous songs, both religious and secular.
Greg was born in Cincinnati and has lived here his entire life. He was raised in a Christian tradition (Catholic), but his faith journey really began when he became a Presbyterian in his mid-twenties. He is a graduate of Colerain High School and Miami University, where he studied Systems Analysis. His wife Nancy, and his two sons, Corey and Kyle, are also musicians and participate in worship services as well as music events outside the church. His stepdaughter, Beth, can usually be seen singing her heart out during each service. Greg and Nancy have been members of PRP since 2003.
Karen is from Cincinnati and has been with Pleasant Run Presbyterian since 2014. It is her friendly voice that you will hear when calling the church! Before coming to PRP, Karen worked in the corporate world at P&G. Karen has 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Besides spending time with family, she enjoys traveling, reading, and shopping, especially at craft fairs.