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Roy Harker

Roy joins us as our new Executive Director. His background in non-profit management includes work for several local and country-wide organizations. Having completed coursework for a certification in non-profit management, Roy will sit for the CAE exam in December.

In addition to his duties at First Baptist, Roy is also Director of Music and the Arts for the Church of Saint Asaph in Bala Cynwyd, and Executive Director of AGLP, the Association of LGBTQ Psychiatrists allied with the American Psychiatric Association.

Roy has a long history with First Baptist, first as a student of Earl Ness, long-time director of music for the church, then as Dr. Ness’ assistant for the Philadelphia Oratorio Choir, then as building administrator for the congregation. He has assisted in shepherding the congregation through many fund-raising campaigns, building projects, and most recently, the transition of the building to new owners.

Roy Harker

Roy Harker