Senior Pastor Chris Holck
Associate Pastor Bob Page
Associate Pastor Lee Solomon
Worship Pastor Chris Atkins
Associate Pastor Sam Benson
Dr. Sam Benson and his wife Cheri have been in ministry for over 50 years. They have led several congregations through major expansions and today they are more excited about the future than ever before. Sam uses inspired preaching to stir the hearts of his audiences to
purposed-filled action. He is a pastor, evangelist and missionary evangelist. He frequently speaks in churches and business and ministry organizations. Sam began preaching the Gospel in 1967 and has traveled to the nations of the world with his message. Cheri is an insightful teacher of the Scriptures, entrepreneur and a certified Life Coach. She is in demand as a women's conference speaker and is a mentor to business and ministry professionals. On January 21, 2001 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Pastor Sam was awarded the Ecclesiastical Degree of Doctor of Divinity (DD). This degree was conferred by the Mid-Atlantic Conference of the Methodist-Episcopal Church and the National Clergy Council.
Associate Pastor Orin Wiseman
Orin Wiseman moved to The Villages in the summer of 2017. He has been a member of non-denominational churches for 34 years and has served as a trustee, advisory board member, and worship team musician. More recently, Orin was a volunteer chaplain and lay care ministry team member at an EFCA church in Wisconsin, and trained and served as a resident hospital chaplain after God called him into full-time ministry in 2013. Orin and Ruth have been married for 33 years, have a daughter in Tennessee and a son who resides in Heaven. Orin is a graduate of Liberty University with a degree in accounting, and of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. His vocational history includes the travel industry, aviation, retail management, and accounting fields. Ruth has a 30-year background in special education and program management, and residential care facility executive leadership. Throughout their lives and in their work, Orin and Ruth have felt called to minister to those facing life’s challenges and crises. They have lived in Florida, Tennessee, and Wisconsin, and in returning to Florida, they are now back home.