Meet the Staff that keeps the gears turning at Community!
Scott has been the Pastor at Community since January 1994, following several years as the Youth Pastor at First Christian Church in Clearwater. Scott earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Ministry from Johnson University Florida, and his Master’s Degree from Kentucky Christian University. Scott is the senior leader at Community, leading the ministry staff and speaking most Sundays.
A lifelong Florida resident, Scott was born in Jacksonville. He married his wife, Lori, in 1983. They have two adult sons: Chris, a business entrepreneur who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife, Alexandria, and their two sons, Roman and Judah; and Steven, who is in ministry at CCV, a church in Phoenix, Arizona, where he lives with his wife, Danielle, and their 4 children, Jeremiah, Haddie and the twins, Landon and Lily. Scott is an avid freshwater fisherman and enjoys spending time away from the office in the Florida Everglades bass fishing. Scott also loves football and he is a huge Miami Dolphins fan!
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Jayme comes from a family of four. She has 2 loving parents and 1 older sister. Born in Indiana, Florida has always had a special place in her heart. When going into 1st grade, she and her family moved to West Melbourne, Florida for 3 years. After that, they returned to Indiana where her dad soon planted his church in her hometown. Jayme always told her mom that she would come back to Florida and eventually she did.
In the year 2018 Jayme graduated from Johnson University Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Children’s Ministry and not long after she began her residency program at Community Christian Church. A year later, she is now on staff as the Preschool Coordinator.
Fun things to know about her: she loves hanging out with friends, going to Disney and she loves watching all musicals.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 215
Jade and her husband, Michael, are both South Florida natives. They have been married since June 2014 and together, they have four children, 3 girls and 1 boy. They have been attending Community since 2020, with Jade joining the staff in 2022.
Outside of work, Jade spends most of her time homeschooling her children. She also has a deep passion for all things Do-It-Yourself (DIY) and woodworking, constantly brainstorming her next big home project. In her spare time, you’ll usually find her building something in the garage or creating mood boards of her ideas.
Brian has been a member at Community since 1990 and joined the ministry staff in 1998. He serves as Executive Pastor and oversees our staff in the areas of worship & production, communications, finance & administration, and construction.
Brian and his wife, Debbie, have been married since 1982. They have 2 adult children and 6 grandchildren. Brian enjoys mountain biking, gardening, cooking, and hanging out with his grandkids.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 214
Diana is native to Southern California but moved to Florida in 2000. Her background is in Business Administration and she was hired at Community as the Facilities Coordinator in July 2021. Diana has been a member of Community since January 2020 and serves in the Community Kids ministry as well as on the First Impressions team with her husband, Emilio. She has 5 children ranging from 9 to 21 years old and enjoys a busy household. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading a good book or devotional, or chatting with a friend over coffee.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 160
Born and raised in Michigan, Zach moved to South Florida in 2019 after accepting a role with the Florida Panthers as a graphic designer. During that time he started attending Community, was baptized, and got involved as a volunteer shortly after. He volunteered as the production team director with the Middle and High School ministries before serving as the Adult ministry audio engineer. In January 2023, he joined the staff team at Community as the Technical Director.
Zach graduated from FAU in 2022 with a BFA in Graphic Design. Outside of work, you can find him cheering on the Florida Panthers, producing/recording music, or playing hockey.
Lisa is a South Florida native who has been attending Community Christian Church since 2008. She has been serving at Community almost as long as she has been attending. Lisa recently retired after working for 35 years as a legal assistant for the State of Florida. She decided she wasn’t ready for full-time retirement yet and was thrilled to join the Community team in August 2018.
Lisa has one daughter and lives nearby. She has a love for animals and recently adopted a dog after volunteering at a dog rescue during Community Impact! Lisa also enjoys spending time with friends, dancing, reading, watching movies, and attending Christian concerts as often as she can.
Ken started attending CCC just before Easter of 2018. Very soon after that, he was volunteering with the worship team operating TV cameras. Ken started working on staff part-time in November of 2018 as an AV Assistant and was then hired full-time in March of 2020 as a facilities assistant.
Born and raised just north of Boston, Massachusetts, Ken graduated from Melrose High School in 1970. He was a member of the marching band (clarinet specialist) and also President of the AV Club. Ken is a proud veteran, serving 6 years of active duty for the USAF before being honorably discharged as a Staff Sergeant. He is also the proud parent of two daughters and four grandchildren.
Vinny has worked for the past 15+ years in ministry. This includes large churches as well as other non-profits. In one of the ministries Vinny had the opportunity to work with many countries outside of the U.S.A (Africa, India, Latin America), which has broadened his vision of the importance of reaching every nation with God’s word.
Vinny is a native of São Paulo, Brazil, but grew up in Florida since the age of 20. Vinny has a dog named Gandalf “The White” (white Maltese), he enjoys watching sports, going to the beach and of course true Brazilian BBQ.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 247
John Chace has been a member at Community since 1980 and an elder since later that year. He served as Chairman of the Board at times during the 1980s and became Chairman of the Elders in the early 1990s. He has served on the Community staff since 2009 as our Pastoral Care Director. Responsibilities include, shepherding, visitation and oversight of the Prayer Team. He has taught Faith in Action, a Sunday morning adult Bible study since 1980, and has taught various classes on Wednesday nights.
John and his wife, Pat were married in June 1967 and have 3 adult children (Shellie in Phoenix, Mike in Orlando and Nikki in Tamarac) and 5 grandchildren. John enjoys traveling with Pat, especially to national parks and other parts of God’s beautiful creation; spending time with grandchildren, especially DJ and Mallory here, and church friends, and speed-walking, preferably by the beach.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 227
Devitte was born and raised in the Los Angeles area and attended college at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Devitte attended CCC from 2008-2011, but relocated because of work. He has since returned to South Florida after retiring from mortgage banking at Chase Bank.
Devitte enjoys weight lifting and competitive swimming.
Luis Cofresi Jr.
Luis found faith in Jesus Christ during the Covid pandemic in 2020 and has become a devoted follower since then. He believes shepherding and leading his household in the Lord is of the highest importance and providing nurture and admonition with his wife to their two daughters with Scripture. Luis and his family actively share the Gospel through evangelism efforts and attend Community Christian Church.
Luis has had a diverse range of experiences, including serving as a firefighter/paramedic, running a group training gym, coaching an online moms weight loss program, and working as a real estate agent. When he’s not working, you’ll often find him either delving into Scripture or browsing Amazon for his next theology book, before finishing his other books. He also loves to workout. In all that he does, Luis is compassionate, and takes time to listen and care for others, while also being direct and truthful when necessary. He has a heart for serving and helping others, and finds joy in sharing this love with the community at Community Christian Church.
Craig joined the staff of Community in August 2016 as our Worship Pastor. He leads our Community Worship staff and a team of volunteers that create our engaging worship experiences. Craig has a Bachelor’s Degree from Ozark Christian College in Music and Worship and came to us from Kentucky.
Craig and his wife, Stephanie, have been married since 2006 and together have three boys at home and one who beat them to Jesus in 2012. In his time away from the office, Craig enjoys working out, sports, movies, motorcycles, and time with his family.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 235
While being born and raised in south Florida, Joanna spent her entire life being homeschooled, and in high school dual enrolled at south Florida Bible college where she later received her associates degree in psychology. She is now attending Southeastern University at Christ Fellowship and is pursuing a Bachelors degree in Ministerial Leadership. Joanna has been attending community since 2019 and has spent most of her time here volunteering in kids & students ministry while leading a middle school life group.
Joanna has a passion for building up and equipping the next generation and loves to jump in and help wherever she can. You can almost always find her around with a Dunkin coffee or Celsius in hand!
Her interests include traveling, spending time with friends, working out, long drives with good music, and beach days.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 307
Bill Davis joined the Community staff in 1997. Scott and Bill were friends at Central Florida Bible College (now Johnson University Florida) back in the 1980’s. Bill has served as a Youth Pastor for 3 years, a Senior Pastor for 5 years and even served as the Associate Pastor in his home church in Orlando. He currently oversees Community’s growing ministry staff and serves on our teaching team as needed.
Bill and his wife, Maria, have been married since 1986 and have 3 adult children, Erin (Kyle), Eric (Andrea), and Chandler (Jessica). Bill and Maria have 2 granddaughters, Scarlett Grace, and Penny May, and a grandson, Landon Carter. Bill’s favorite spot to hang out is at the beach, preferably in the morning with a cup of coffee and a good book.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 212
Kourtney earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies from Florida Atlantic University, a Graduate Certificate in Business and Post-Crisis Leadership from University of South Florida and her Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership from National University. Throughout her professional career she has a diverse background working in various industries and has over a decade of experience in Leadership, Management and Human Resources.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, singing karaoke and planning events. She has a passion for people, enjoys working with others and bringing groups closer together. Kourtney currently serves as the Human Resources Manager for Community Christian Church.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 219
Tim is a 1996 graduate of Johnson University Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Youth Ministry and Christian Education. Over the past 20+ years, Tim has served as a student pastor. Now Tim oversees the ministry to adults, focusing on the development and oversight of LIFE Groups.
Tim is a native of Michigan, but grew up in Brooksville, Florida, He married his wife Heather in 1997 and they have 3 children. Tim enjoys mountain biking, disc golf, bass (both the music and fish types), all Michigan sports teams, and eating BBQ as often as possible.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 211
Delia became a member of Community Christian Church in February of 2015 and is currently a part-time Ministry Assistant/Receptionist in the church office. Delia is a member of Faith in Action, which is a Bible Study Group for 35+; a member of Hope 4 Homeless, which serves food to the homeless in Fort Lauderdale; a prayer warrior and mentor coordinator for Love Life Ministries and she volunteers for special outreach programs and church programs throughout the year.
Delia has three grown sons, Frankie, Ricky, and Jesse Hayward, and five grandchildren, Kadence, Kayleb, Isabella, Ariana, and Lukas, with another grandchild due in April of 2022. Frankie and Ricky live five minutes from her home, and Jesse lives in Vero Beach, which is 2 hours north of here. Delia’s passion is Beach Baptisms, where she sees the love of Jesus touching the people’s hearts, and Love Life Ministry, where she is standing in the gap for the unborn child as a prayerful presence. She is grateful to work here at Community Christian Church and for all of God’s blessings on her life and her family.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 210
Lili, is originally from New York City and moved to Miami, Florida
during the summer of 1969. She moved to Broward after getting
married in 1983, to her husband Bill. Together they have 3
children, and 4 grandchildren.
Lili began attending Community Christian Church & joined the
Church staff in 2022. She brings over 20 years’ experience in
Administration and Accounting. Lili calling is to serve in the local
church. She is currently serving at Community as the Accounting
What brings her great joy is spending time with her family,
especially her beautiful grandchildren, two of which she is raising.
She loves and enjoys traveling, especially taking cruises. Her life
verse is Isaiah 41:10, Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed,
for I am your God, I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold
you with my righteous right hand.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 231
Donna has been on ministry staff as the Community Kids Director at Community since 2013 and has served in children’s ministry for over 15 years. Donna’s creativity shines when she is planning, directing and overseeing all of our children’s events here at Community.
Her love for sports also shines in the naming of her 4 dogs. Donna and her husband, Gary, can be found watching sporting events, enjoying the beach and dominating in board games.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 215
Bill joined the staff of Community in March 2015 as our Media Pastor. He oversees all video production and leads our Sunday video volunteers. Bill has a Bachelor’s Degree from Boise Bible College and a Master’s Degree in Film Directing from Regent University. Bill previously served on the staff at two large churches in Arizona and Idaho.
Bill has been married to his wife, Oksana, since September 2003 and together they have two children. In his time away from his office, Bill enjoys hiking, traveling, film-making, and photography.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 240
Erica graduated from Southeastern University in 2018 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Ministerial Leadership. She has served in next gen ministries for over 10 years and joined Community in 2022. She enjoys music, family road trips, photography, writing, and having coffee with friends.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 226
Jeremy was born and raised in Florida and lived most of his life in Ocala, FL. graduated from Johnson University Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Preaching and Church Leadership. In 2019 Jeremy did a summer internship here at Community with the Community Students team. He moved to the Community Kids team in September 2020 and is currently serving as our Elementary Director. Jeremy is passionate about sharing the love of Christ and pointing others towards Jesus.
In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, playing basketball, soccer (pretty much any sport), playing video games with his friends, and eating Taco Bell any chance he gets! If you see Jeremy around campus, be sure to say hello!
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 224
Laura began attending Community Christian Church & joined the Church staff after relocating back to Florida in 2015. Laura earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Warner University, a private Christian university in Lake Wales Florida, and brings over 20 years of experience in Accounting & Finance. She currently serves as the Accounting Supervisor.
Laura’s focus is on her faith and spending time with her family. She loves to visit new places, try new things, and will never turn down a good cup of coffee or a great conversation. Laura is also a volunteer child advocate with the Florida Guardian ad Litem program. One of her favorite bible verses is Romans 8:38-39.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 220
Kevis grew up heavily involved in ministry with his family from a young age. Since 2008, Kevis began serving in production ministry, previously serving on the staff at two large churches in South Florida and North Carolina. He joined our Staff in 2018 to oversee our Visual Arts Department.
Kevis is a native of Trinidad and Tobago, moving to South Florida in 1997, and married his wife Ariel in May 2011. You can find Kevis busy with cars, photography, mountain biking, his dogs, or sipping on a cup of coffee.
Ashley is a native of South Florida, growing up in Pembroke Pines. She attended Saint Thomas University, graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics with interest in computer science. Before joining the staff at Community, Ashley was a high school teacher. Her passion for learning and teaching continues in her role as Staff Development Assistant.
Ashley has been a member since January 2022, being baptized on Decision Day of the same year. Outside work, she enjoys spending time with family, painting, enjoying the outdoors, and being adventurous with new foods.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 261
Cirenia, known better as Cece, was born in New York and raised in Cuba, where she lived for 18 years, before coming back to the United States.
Cece went to MDC to learn English and graduated with an associate’s degree in Science in 1984. She worked in the medical field for many years and retired from the post office a year ago, after 22 years of service.
Cirenia is married to a wonderful man, Christopher, and they have been coming to CCC for two years now. Together, they have five grandkids and love spending time with them. Cece loves God, loves to paint, and loves to read.
Beth moved to south Florida in September 2017. She is originally from Ohio, where she grew up, and married her high school sweetheart, Keith, in May 2005. Together, they have 3 beautiful redheaded children, 2 sons, and 1 daughter. Beth and her family have been attending Community since 2019. She has been serving in the children’s ministry and is actively assisting with the CCC Worship Dance team.
Beth loves to spend time with her family making memories. Her hobbies include singing, dancing, and baking/cake decorating.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 225
Jonathan, a native of South Florida, was born and raised in Miami and realized his calling while serving at his local church in high school. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute in 2014 and has served in local ministries in both South Florida and Chicago. He’s excited to be back home serving his local community through worship!
Outside of work, you can find him spending time with friends and family playing board games or catching a movie, being active and enjoying the outdoors and the beach, writing music with friends, planning his next trip to Disney and rooting for the Heat and Dolphins!
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 257
Mikey is a 2015 graduate of Johnson University Florida with a degree in Youth and Family Ministries. Mikey joined our Ministry Staff in May of 2015 and oversees all creative direction for both Middle School and High School ministries. This includes the student social media accounts, in person environments, and student graphics and videos.
Mikey is a Florida native and has been married to Tara since November 2015. Together they have two children, Olivia and Owen. You can find Mikey playing disc golf, designing a graphic, watching Florida State football, or kicking back with a cup of coffee and a good book.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 226
Tara Sackrider has attended Community since 2015 and started working on staff in 2022 as the Community Kids Connections Director. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Johnson University Florida.
Tara and her husband, Mikey, have been married since 2015 and have two young children. Her interests include reading, spending time with her family, and listening to Christmas music all year round.
Sarah was born and raised in South Florida. She began learning about graphic design in 2014 through her high school journalism program and attended The University of Alabama soon after. There, she began to dive deep into her faith and develop a personal relationship with Jesus.
She moved back to Florida in 2020 and is now studying Graphic Information Technology with a specialization in User Experience at Arizona State University online. When not designing, you can find her playing tabletop and video games with her friends, playing with her dogs, writing, or planning her next travel adventure.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 228
Grace has attended Community since 2008 and joined our staff in 2018 as our Process Improvement Director. Grace earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and International Business from Florida International University and brought many years of experience from several financial institutions.
Grace is married to Rick and has one son, Zack, who is married to Janaya, his wife, and two awesome grandkids, Zaria and Jaleel, that bring new meaning to her life.
Grace’s interests and hobbies include the theater, traveling, visiting lighthouses, and writing books. Still, more importantly, her greatest joy comes from helping other women understand how deep God’s love is for them and relishes in the bliss her family provides.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 251
Catherine first began attending Community in 2009 and served for years as a volunteer translating our worship service into Spanish and serving on the leadership team for our Spanish Ministry. She joined the church staff in 2014 as our Database Manager. She is the guru of our church online database, Community Connect.
Catherine was born in the U.S., but spent several years living in Ecuador, where she met her husband, Alvaro, two whom she has been married since 1998. They have one daughter, Maria. In her personal time away from the office, Catherine enjoys spending time with her family, going on road trips, cooking, collecting photographs and painting.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 236
Gonzalo, also called Pastor G, joined the staff of Community in May 2022 as our Campus Pastor of Pompano Beach. He leads our Community staff and a team of volunteers at the Pompano Beach Campus. Pastor G and his wife (Amanda) have an amazing testimony of redemption with experience in intercultural, interlingual, and intergenerational church planting. Pastor G is bilingual as he speaks English, Spanish, and Spanglish.
Pastor G and his wife, Amanda, have been married since 2012 and together have three girls and an old fuzzy cat named Bullseye at home. In his time away from the office, Pastor G loves to socialize and network with people in the community, cook out, watch movies, read, write, play sports, listen to Christian Hip-Hop or Johnny Cash, and spend time with his family.
Phone:954.724.7400 ext. 300
Alex and his wife Stacie moved to South Florida to join Community in 2017. They have been married since 2014, and have two daughters, Haley and Lily. Alex loves student ministry, and has a passion for encouraging the next generation to take their next step towards Christ. Alex attended Florida Christian College and graduated college with a preaching degree and has been in full time ministry since 2013.
He played basketball in high school and in college as well. For fun Alex still loves to play basketball, go mountain biking, or hangout at home with his wife and daughter.
Phone:954.724.7400, ext. 246
Chrissy is a Cincinnatian who graduated with her Master’s Degree from The University of Las Vegas, Nevada. After college, she toured the world first as a performer, then as a director/choreographer and company manager. Chrissy came to Community in 2019. Before becoming a member, she wanted to find opportunities to engage at the church. So she dived in! She began serving on the connections team and signed up for outreach opportunities. Chrissy was baptized by Pastor Tim the Sunday following her Discovery Community class and immediately got connected to a LifeGroup.
In September of 2021, Chrissy joined the Ministry staff at Community as their First Steps Coordinator. In March of 2022, she was promoted to the role of Connections Director. In the Fall of 2022 she was blessed to add the role of Outreach Director to her Ministry. In this role, she is perfectly positioned to lovingly engage, and encourage our guests in order to assist them in strengthening their relationship with God by helping them to find a place to serve in our community.
Phone:954.742.7400, ext. 230