Meet Our Ministerial Staff

Dr. Philip Turner




Dr. Philip Turner has served as Pastor of Pine Street Baptist Church since 1991. A native of North Carolina, Dr. Turner, his wife Jennifer, and their two children, Lindsey and Hannah, live in the Oregon Hill community. In asking Dr. Turner what drew him to Pine Street Baptist Church he responds, “a deep desire to serve in an urban environment and a congregation that is rooted and grounded in God’s love for all people.” A gifted speaker and teacher, Dr. Turner is known for his easy going personality and an innovative spirit.

Rev. Jennifer Turner

Community Missionary


The Rev. Jennifer Turner serves as the Director for the Oregon Hill Baptist Center which is located in Pine Street Baptist Church. A native of Richmond, Rev. Turner directs the social ministries of the church. In cooperation with the Richmond Baptist Association, the Oregon Hill Center has served the community for over 30 years. Rev. Turner’s leadership and gifts allows her to work with all ages within the Oregon Hill community. A compassionate and conscientious heart has enabled Rev. Turner to forge strong ties to the people of Oregon Hill and the surrounding community.

Ms. Linda Johnston

Minister of Music


Ms. Linda Johnston has been part of the Pine Street staff for nearly 40 years. A long time staff person in the Department of Music at Virginia Commonwealth University, Ms. Johnston shares her musical gifts in many ways including serving as organist/pianist for Joseph W. Bliley Funeral Home. Her love of travel led her to escorting tour groups part-time for SignaTours Travel. Linda coordinates the Senior Adult group, the Pine Street VIP's, as well as leading the adult and children's choirs and all aspects of the music program. With the ministry of music being such an important part of a church's worship life, Ms. Johnston's dedication and faithfulness has made a lasting impression. She is the mother of two sons and the grandmother of two grandsons.

Rev. Clint Jackson

Associate Pastor


A native of Kentucky, Clint Jackson joined the staff in 2006 as Associate Minister. Clint works with the children’s Sunday School. In addition, Clint loves working with older adults in various capacities. He and wife, Martha, have four children.