Reverend David Miller
David Miller grew up in Chicago in a family of deep faith. He was active in church growing up. He earned a degree in biology from Wheaton College in Illinois, and felt called to ministry while serving as youth director at Silver Palm UMC in Homestead, FL. David attended Candler at Emory for his Masters in Divinity. He has served as Associate Pastor at FUMC Coral Gables, Senior Pastor at FUMC Gulfport, founding pastor of Hope UMC in Trinity and most recently at FUMC St Petersburg. His hobbies are running, reading and the beach. David has been married for 20 years and has 3 children.
Reverend Gary Rideout
Gary Rideout has served as Minister of Congregational Care since June 1999. Gary received his Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. Gary is married to Rev. Jayne Rideout. They have two daughters, Natalie and Meredith.
Reverend Jayne Rideout
Jayne Rideout has served as Minister of Discipleship since 2004. Jayne received her Master of Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary. Jayne is married to Rev. Gary Rideout. They have two daughters, Natalie and Meredith.
Reverend Craig Blocher
Craig Blocher grew up in Columbus, Ohio in a loving family of faith. Craig has served as the director of high school ministries at a large church in Williamsburg, Va and as pastor of Sardis UMC in Atlanta, where he served while in seminary at the Candler School of Theology. Craig has been married to his wife Erin for 5 years, and they are expecting their first child.
Contemporary Worship Leader
Director of Student Ministry
Director of Kitchen Ministry
Director of Music Ministries
Director of Marketing and Communications
Director of Young Adult Ministry
Director of Methodist School for Early Education
Interim Director of Children’s Ministry
Worship Coordinator (part-time)
Congregational Care Administrative Assistant
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Children’s K-1 & Music (part-time)
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Children’s Administrative Assistant
Global Missions Coordinator
Discipleship Administrative Assistant
Assistant Director of Student Ministries
Parish Nurse (part-time)
Children’s Nursery Supervisor
Assistant to the Sr. Pastor, Rev. David Miller
Mission & Outreach Coordinator