We are committed to following a simple leadership structure. First, God and the Bible are our ultimate authority. Second, we are an elder-led church. The elders guide and oversee the church in corporate matters and more importantly, spiritual matters. Third, our staff oversees the ministries and day-to-day operations of the church. 


Our staff is made up of full-time and part-time ministry staff, as well as, full-time and part-time support staff.  

  • Mike Black

    Lead Pastor

    Mike joined our staff in 2010. He is a graduate of Johnson University Florida. Mike has served in camp ministry as well as the local church. He is passionate about helping people connect with God and with each other. Mike is married to Marla and they have two daughters, Molly and Alanna. 

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  • Jack Merrill

    Associate Pastor

    Jack joined our staff in 2015. He is a graduate of Johnson University Florida. He loves to work with the middle and high school students and teach them the love of Jesus. Jack also enjoys creating community for the young adults at PCC. Jack is married to Taylor. 

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  • Taylor Merrill

    Pastor of Worship Arts

    Taylor joined our staff in January of 2017 as part of our Children's Ministry staff. She recently transitioned into her role as Worship Minister. She is a graduate of Johnson University Florida. She loves sharing God's love through music. Taylor also enjoys teaching private music lessons. Taylor is married to Jack.

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  • Kathy Kistler

    Pastor of Children's Ministries

    Kathy began her ministry at PCC in January of 2017. She is a graduate of Bob Jones University. She has worked with children most of her adult life. Kathy considers the children's smiles and their curiosity to learn to be a real blessing. Kathy is married to Rick. They have three sons and three wonderful grandchildren.  

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  • Aziel Hernandez

    Student Ministry Assistant

    Aziel is the newest addition to our team. He is no stranger to our student ministry having been a part of it through high school. Aziel graduated from Valencia College with an AA in 2020 and plans to continue his education at UCF pursuing a degree in psychology. 

  • Marilyn Atteberry


    Marilyn became our Administrative Assistant in 1999 after working for years in a secular job. She enjoys using her gifts and abilities for the church and the Lord. Marilyn is married to Mark. They have one daughter, Michelle, and two beautiful granddaughters.

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  • Fred Moore

    Speaker and Entertainer

  • Paul Wasmund

    Property Claims Manager, State Farm Insurance