Staff Directory


We give many thanks for our wonderful staff, who each day devote their time and talents to making Park Central the warm and inviting place that it is.

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J. Andrew McTyre

Pastor/Head of Staff


 

504 East Fayette Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

(315) 475-1677

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J. Andrew McTyre is pastor for the Park Central Presbyterian Church in Syracuse, New York. He is also a Fellow with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors and holds a Masters of Divinity degree in pastoral counseling from Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He also did graduate work at Rüshlikon theological Seminary and the Jung Institute in Zürich and at Emory University in Atlanta. His experience includes serving as co-pastor with his wife, Sarah, at a united UCC and PCUSA church in Oswego, New York. He was the founding therapist of the Family Counseling Ministry in Central New York. He has also supervised a residential drug and alcohol program and taught pastoral counseling at the seminary level. He has published in Pulpit Digest, Word and Witness, and The Pastor's Bible Study for Abingdon Press.

 

Will Headlee

Organist


 

504 East Fayette Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

(315) 475-1677

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Will Headlee, AAGO, is Professor emeritus of Organ and University Organist emeritus at Syracuse University. Since 1990 he has been organist of Park Central Presbyterian Church. He retired from Syracuse University in May 1992 after 36 years of varied academic responsibilities and continuous choir directing activity, including six seasons with the Hendricks Chapel Choir. He has been active in the American Guild of Organists (A.G.O.) and the Organ Historical Society (O.H.S.), serving often on convention planning committees for both groups and has been a member of the O.H.S. Historic Organs Committee and the Biggs Fellowship Committee. He has performed for A.G.O. and O.H.S. conventions and for the International Romantic Organ Music Symposia. His degrees are from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) with Jan Philip Schinhan, and from Syracuse University with Arthur Poister. A CD (Raven OAR-440) was released in March 1999 of the program he played for the Crouse College Centennial in 1989, using the 1950 Holtkamp Organ in Crouse Auditorium and the one-manual 1968 Schwenkedel organ owned by the School of Music. (The CD is available through normal distribution channels or from the Organ Historical Society; (804) 353-9226; Fax (804) 353-9266; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sarah S. McTyre

Parish Associate for Christian Education


 

504 East Fayette Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

(315) 475-1677

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Sarah S. McTyre is an ordained Presbyterian minister and has served as the Parish Associate for Education at Park Central since 2003. She holds a B.A. in English literature from Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina and a Master of Divinity degree with honors work in pastoral care from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. She also did graduate work in Pastoral Theology at Emory University in Atlanta. Her experience includes serving as Co-Pastor with her husband, Andrew, at a united UCC and PCUSA church in Oswego, New York. She has also served churches in Alabama and Georgia. She has published in the Journal of Pastoral Care and Pulpit Digest, has published liturgical resources for the Presbyterian Church (USA), and contributed to the third volume of The Pastor's Bible Study for Abingdon Press.

 

Brigid Boyle

Parish Associate


 

504 East Fayette Street

Syracuse, NY 13202

(315) 475-1677

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