Our Church Leadership Team



Senior Pastor Jeff Giddens




Pastor Jeff is our Senior pastor.  He and his wife Judy, joined our family in April of 2017.  They have two wonderful daughters and six beautiful grandchildren.  Pastor Jeff is a passionate preacher of God's Word and believes that it is central, to living a life of faith in Jesus Christ.  He enjoys shepherding our church and sharing the Gospel with our community.  He grew up in the small town of Warrenton, Georgia and graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He enjoys being around his family, watching college football, driving his 1994 Mustang GT and playing golf. 


Judy grew up in New Jersey and is an orthopedic nurse.  She enjoys time with the grandkids and spends most Sundays and Wednesdays taking care of our little ones in the nursery each week. 


We are excited about our Shepherd, Ms. Judy and where God is leading us.


“Our greatest fear should not be of failure

but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter.”  

Francis Chan






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 into 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 Director, Ashley Warren


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 2018 year.  Your continued prayers and support are always appreciated and felt.  Thank you!  daisy2rew@aol.com



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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 B.A.S.I.C. Training 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.             










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