Different roles and responsibilities

Our leaders are divided among Pastors, Staff, Elders and Deacons.

Use the links below to jump to each list of leaders.

Pastors  /   Staff  /   Elders   /  Deacons

Meet our Pastors

Our pastors are teaching elders in our church family responsible for instructing us in both knowing and living the truth of God's Word.
David McNeely
Senior Pastor
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400
Bob Evans
Congregational Care Pastor
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 012
Todd Veleber
Student Pastor
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 031
Eric Ryan
Leadership Development Pastor
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 014

Meet our Staff

Our church staff are responsible for the weekly administrative and ministry operations.

Wildwood Kids

Kristen Matherly
Kids Director
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 027
Caroline Ferguson
Kids Elementary Coordinator
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 029
Claudette Jackson
Kids Nursery & Preschool Coordinator
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 024

Wildwood Students

Todd Veleber
Students Pastor
[email protected] 
(850) 894-1400 ext 031
Andie Kepper
Students Operations Assistant
[email protected] 
(850) 894-1400 ext 032
Russell Matherly
Worship Director
[email protected] 
(850) 894-1400 ext 013
Sarah Roeber
Worship Assistant
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 015
Heather Terhune
Women's Discipleship Director
[email protected]
Joshua King
Communications Director
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 016
JP O'Hara
Production Manager
[email protected] 
(850) 894-1400 ext 019
Bob Burton
Finance Director
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 021
Melissa Little
Finance Associate
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 023
Renee Stoun
Executive Administrative Assistant
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 069
Brooke Jessee
Administrative Assistant to Pastors
[email protected]
David Xanders
Facilities Manager
[email protected]
(850) 894-1400 ext 020
Sherell Thomas
Facilities Assistant Manager
[email protected]
Jennifer Della Universita
Facilities Assistant
Eugene Kemp
Facilities Assistant

Outreach Ministries

Jackie Smith
Wildwood Preschool Director
[email protected] 
(850) 894-1400 ext 019
Robin Stuyverson
Wildwood Ballet Director
[email protected]
(850) 894-0264
Courtney Cheetham
Wildwood Ballet Assistant
[email protected]
(850) 894-0264
Beth Lambert
Northside Community Center
Assistant Director
[email protected]
(850) 894-1403

Meet our Elders

There are two kinds of elders: teaching and ruling. The elders make up our local governing body, called the Session. The elders are responsible for the spiritual leadership and care of our church family.

Ben Andrews

Hugh Buerke

Mitch Drew

Joel Kennedy

Michael Neal

Mark Webb

Bob Bennett

Bob Burton

Lynn Hagood

Rick Kingsley

Thom Park

Charlie Brewer

Lex Collins

Jimmy Hill

Randy Lashua

Len Stirrat

Tim Broeseker

Chris Connor

Michael Holmes

Ralph Montalvo

Jonathan Watson

Meet our Deacons

The deacons (collectively known as the “Diaconate”) are responsible for serving physical needs within the church family, particularly those facing challenges beyond what they can handle on their own.

Wesley Callaway

Richard Gale

Rob Jessee

Mike McGehee

Roger Sessions

Danny Wright

Trent Carter

David Grulich

Ian Jones

Patrick O'Leary

Buckley Vernon

Phil Young

Mike Dasher

Andrew Hanlon

John Knight

Phil Parks

Jim Warren

Not pictured:

Jim McKee
Curt Mills

Brian Zettle

Jad Dowdy

Tim Hunt

Ross Little

Mike Phillips

Richard Woerner