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 an Associate Pastor 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 an Associate Pastor 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.
The Committee on Nominations and Leadership Development is responsible for identifying, developing, deploying, evaluating, and monitoring Christian spiritual leadership in our congregation. We are grateful for the service and commitment of our lay leadership, and we appreciate your prayers for their vital ministry.
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Director of Human Resources
Director of Facilities
Pastor Rick Jones
Director of Family Ministry
Chief Operations Officer
Director of Student Ministry
Director of Food & Hospitality
Director of Music Ministries
Director of Marketing and Communications
Director of Missions & Outreach
Dr. Jon Tschanz
Director of Young Adult Ministry
Director of Methodist School for Early Education
Director of Trinity Christian Academy
Director of Studio 150
Mary Ann Andrus
Music Ministry Administrative Assistant
Brain Fitness Academy Coordinator
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Worship Arts Coordinator
Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Family Ministry Coordinator
Congregational Care Assistant
Discipleship Administrative Assistant
Assistant Director of Student Ministry
Missions & Outreach Coordinator
Assistant to Senior Pastor
Family Serving Coordinator/Nursery Supervisor, Family Ministry
Administrative Services Coordinator
Program Coordinator for Foundry
Program Coordinator, Family Ministry