Pastoral Staff

OUR PASTORAL STAFF

Pastor Jim, Cristen,
Emma, and Trent Olsen

PASTOR JIM OLSEN

Senior Pastor

Pastor Jim has his Bachelor's Degree in Pastoral Studies and his Master of Divinity from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago.  Jim is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Ministry Degree from Grace Theological Seminary in Winona Lake, Indiana.  He has been in full time ministry for the last 17 years, serving at FBCOPI for the last 8, and Christ Community Evangelical Free Church in New Albin, Iowa for the 9 years prior.

Family is extremely important to Pastor Jim.  He and his wife, Cristen, were high school sweethearts, and have been married for over 28 years.  God has done amazing things in their lives including blessing them with their children, Emma and Trentonn.  Both of them are currently high school students, and seeking after God with their lives.  

 

Cristen serves as the Church Secretary and Bookkeeper.  She also ministers to the youth in Sunday School and High School Youth Group.  

 

Pastor John & Jennifer Schell
JOhn & Jennifer Schell

PASTOR JOHN SCHELL

Deacon and Adult Bible Study Teacher

John has his Bachelors Degree in Bible with a minor in Greek, along with his Masters Degree in Theology from Bob Jones University.  He also has his Bible Certification from Birmingham Bible Institute. Pastor John has been in ministry since 1986.

Pastor John and Jennifer have been married for over 10 years and have five adult children combined and several grandchildren.  They enjoy cruising on their motorcycle and traveling.  John is originally from Michigan, and Jennifer is from New Jersey.  God brought them to Florida many years ago where they met and married.

 

Pastor John currently teaches Adult Bible Study and is a Deacon.  Jennifer is on the Church Board as Corporate Secretary.

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PASTOR JOSE MANUEL ORELLANA

Spanish Ministry Pastor

Pastor Jose Manuel and his wife Ana have been ministering to the Spanish community here on the island in various ways for over 2 years now.  Pastor Manny has a heart for the Lord and people!  He has a nightly devotional on Facebook Live at 9 p.m along with a Sunday Worship Service at 12:30 p.m. here at the church. 

Complete 3 años de estudios en el Seminario Bautista Teológico de Florida. Llevo 25 años casado con mi Esposa Ana Bonilla que también completo el Seminario.

Tenemos 4 hijos: Sandy,  Brandon, Valeria, Y AnaPaola Orellana. 

 

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