Our Church Leadership Team



Senior Pastor Jeff Giddens

Associate Pastor Ronnie Warren II




Meet our Associate Pastor, Ronnie Warren, his wife Ashley and their beautiful daughter, Taylor. Ronnie's music selections bring our hearts and our voices in a unison praise to the Lord. Our  musical worship not only brings praise to God, but it prepares our hearts for the message. Ronnie also directs our Hand and Feet of Christ Monday Night Ministry to over 100 Families in  our locations throughout Winter Haven. He is the Newcomer's class teacher for those interested in church membership. He is an avid fishermen and loves to mentor young men in our church.






Youth Ministry - Totally His

Interim Directors, Ashley Warren & Michelle Criss


Ashley is our energetic youth leader. She and her husband, Ronnie have a beautiful daughter, Taylor. She works as a dental hygenist and is a 31 representative. She shares that our vision for our youth in the future could not be stronger as we prepare for the 2016 year.  Your continued prayers and support are always appreciated and felt. Thank you!  daisy2rew@aol.com



   Awana Commander, Jerry GrangerJerry  Rebecca
Meet our Awana Commander, Jerry Granger, his wife Rebecca and their three handsome boys, Zechariah, Joshua and Isaiah.  Jerry wears many hats in our church and one of them is the Awana Commander.  Jerry oversees our entire Awana program.  We have over 100 children that participate in Awanas each year.  This is over 100 children that are being reached for Christ! Jerry is also on the Board of Deacons and leads our Faith and Family Sunday school class.

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 Linda Gruver Sunday School Superintendant

 Linda directs and leads our Sunday

 School Department.  She is a kind and gentle person 

 who is dedicated to Jesus Christ and wants

 to see people grow in their relationship with God.

 She can be seen in other roles throughout the church

 including assisting Janie Anderson in the Hope Class. 




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Betty Horner, VBS Director


Betty is our energetic and committed Vacation Bible School

Director. She has a heart for children and missions. She

can be seen teaching in Sunday School and Awana with 

the 4-5  year old children. She has a big heart also for the

homeless and works hard to see that they are fed with

dignity and compassion every Monday night.             


Ministry Assistant, Marge McClintock
  Marge and Mike
Meet our Ministry Assistant, Marge McClintock and her husband, Mike. They have 5 grown children and 6 grandsons.  Marge is the information hub of our church.  If you need something done, either she can do it or she can direct you to who can. She is a Certifed Ministry Assistant through Lifeway Church Resources and has served at FBCEL since January, 2006.  Any questions about our church you can call her (863-534-1195) Monday - Thursday - 8 AM - 5 PM.









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