Pastor and Church Staff

Rev. Robert Roseberry Pastor

Robert is a graduate of the University of Alabama & Emory University’s Candler School of Theology. He and his wife, Heather, are proud dog parents (ask them and they will show you pictures!). Robert has served churches in Gulfport, FL and Newberry, FL in addition to St. Paul’s, where he has been appointed since July of 2013.

Kelly Hall Director of St. Paul’s Christian School

Kelly is the Director of Marion County’s finest preschool and is heavily involved in the church’s Children & Youth Ministry. Kelly has a BA in Elementary Education from the University of Florida and is a life-long member of Saint Paul’s.

Jo Crowder Director of Music Ministries

Jo directs the Chancel Choir on Sunday mornings, as well as helping direct other musical groups at St. Paul’s. Jo is originally from Miami and received her B.S. in Audio Engineering and Music Education from the Berklee College of Music. She is also the Fine Arts Specialist for the Marion County School System.

John Bendall Church Accountant

John handles St. Paul’s finances and works closely with our church leaders to assure the faithful management of the church’s financial resources.

Elisabeth Kaizer Church Administrator

Elisabeth manages the church office, the church calendar, and takes care of the day-to-day administrative functions of the church. She is also the church webmaster and coordinates the online and social media presence of St. Paul’s.

Kraig Pritts

Kraig is a retired educator of 35 years with experience in the classroom, building administration, school finance and 12 years as a Superintendent of Schools, he has experience working with children and youth at every grade level. Additionally he led Christian Education classes at the Middle and High School levels in United Methodist churches where his wife was a pastor. He is a strong supporter of the developmental approach to grouping children. He is the Coordinator of the Children & Youth Ministries. email


Deborah Pritts

Deborah is a retired United Methodist pastor, serving congregations across Upstate New York for almost 30 years. She is also a lifelong musician, receiving the Bachelor of Music degree (Performance) from the Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester. Deborah went on to earn her Master of Divinity degree from Colgate Rochester Theological Seminary, also in Rochester, N.Y. Deborah serves St. Paul’s as accompanist, playing organ, piano and electric keyboards for worship services and other special events in the life of our congregation.

Larry Huennekens

Larry is a Charter Member of St. Paul’s. He joined the staff as the custodian in October of 2005.




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