Meet Our Leadership

Meet the team.

Our team is here to serve you in any way possible.  Take a few minutes and get to know us.  We can't wait to meet you in person!

Dewayne howard

Lead Pastor
DeWayne is passionate about reaching people with the grace of God.  He is a gifted speaker and does so with passion and excitement.  He is a native of Athens, Tennessee and is married to his wife, Sheryl.  They have a son and two daughters.  Pastor D is a graduate of Andersonville Theological Seminary.


Pastor of Worship & Creative Arts
Bio coming soon!


Student Pastor
Anthony has served in ministry for the last 10 years, where he led worship and worked with students. He was saved as a child, but recommitted his life to the Lord at the age of 16. He's a native Floridian, and he along with his wife, Hope, and their daughter, Aurora, have lived in Plant City for the last seven years. Anthony is an avid Florida State and Tampa Bay Bucs fan. He also enjoys playing guitar, bass, drums, and board games.

tracy barber

Children's Ministry Director
Tracy was born & raised in Lakeland, FL. She is currently working on her doctorate in Educational Leadership and has a passion for teaching & discipling kids and helping them come to faith in Christ. Her hobbies include playing the keyboard, listening to praise & worship music, playing with her 2 miniature dachshunds, & rooting for the UF Gators. 

sheryl howard

Pastoral Ministry Assistant
Sheryl was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. She loves serving alongside her husband, Pastor DeWayne, in ministry. She also enjoys photography, being a mom, and painting. She is a graduate of Florida State College with a degree in Information Technology. She is passionate about serving God and others through her gifts of administration and service. 

Susan venning

Administrative Assistant
Susan is married to her husband and best friend, Keith.  They have two sons and daughter-in-loves, and two grandchildren.  Susan is originally from High Point, North Carolina, but has called the Plant City area home for many years.  She is a graduate of St. Leo University.  She loves boating, hiking in the mountains, and spending time with her grandchildren and watching them grow.