Leadership

Meet the Staff

Ted Wood

Senior Pastor

Pastor Ted has been our Senior Pastor since 2013.   Pastor Ted is a native of Florida, and loves Jesus, his wife and family, old cars and the Florida Gators!

Charles Brant

Minister of Music

Charles has served at Community since 1986, and has a heart for worship and leading people into the presence of God through authentic praise.   He is fluent in Portuguese, is a native of Orlando, and can write music and scores with his many God-given talents and gifts!

Heather Starr Ketzner

Director of Youth & Young Adults

Heather has served at Community since 2017, working with our youth and young adults.  She loves her husband Scott, the theater, theology and their beloved dog, Reagan!  She brings passion and warmth to her ministry with students and young adults.

Mark McVige

Director of Children & Family Ministries

Mark has served at Community since October of 2020.  He and his wife Maranda are passionate followers of Jesus, and have a huge heart for our youngest disciples.  Mark loves the Florida State Seminoles, the Dallas Cowboys and seeing lives changed for the glory of God!

Diane Thornton

Ministry & Volunteer Coordinator

Diane has been a part of Community Church since 1970, and has served as a volunteer or on staff for most of those years.  She is passionate about Jesus and bringing people together to serve Jesus through outreach and meeting practical needs.  

Doug Eason

Business Administrator

Doug has been the Treasurer of Community Church for over 35 years, and the Business Administrator since 2017.  Doug loves the Florida Gators, good food and his family.  He brings expertise, knowledge and a warm heart to his ministry.

Sue Holland

Administrative Assistant

Sue is a native of New York and just recently joined our CUMC staff.  She loves Jesus, her little chihuahua, Buddy, and chocolate!  She joins our staff after working with and pastoring several United Methodist churches in New York, and brings her many gifts and talents to the ministry of Community Church.

Angela Brant

Accompanist

Angela has been the accompanist here at Community Church for many years, and working with her husband, Charles, brings joy and passion to the worship ministry.  Her warm heart and genuine love for Jesus and others shines through all that she does!