Keith serves as our lead pastor and has been serving as an ordained minister around South Florida for the last 12 years. Prior to moving to West Palm Beach, Keith served as a pastor on Key Biscayne and then as a church planter in the financial district of Miami. Keith has a master's degree in counseling and divinity. He was trained as a church planter by Tim Keller and his team from Redeemer City to City in NYC. Keith and his wife, Amy, have five kids; Harper, Kaila, Maddie, Lily and Watson. They love living in the South End of West Palm Beach. Their family enjoys modeling, surfing, soccer and dance parties. You can connect with Keith at email@example.com.
Danny is a lifelong South Floridian and has lived in West Palm Beach since 2008. He serves as our worship and music director. While Danny’s been playing guitar and writing music since the fifth grade, his passion to write music for the church really developed after assuming his role at Providencia WPB. This lead to a dream that has since developed into Paradise Hymns; Providencia WPB's worship and music collective. Danny’s other passion for home brewing began in January of 2017 and he’s been honing his “craft” ever since. His alma mater is Palm Beach State College, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in business management, but he's been a diehard Florida Gator fan since birth. Outside of playing music, brewing up a new concoction or watching Gator sports, he spends his time enjoying his wife Stephanie, son Elijah and yellow lab Billy. Danny loves living in West Palm Beach, running along the intracoastal, spending time with friends and getting to know new faces whenever he has the opportunity. You can connect with Danny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephanie has lived in South Florida most of her life and serves as our administrative assistant. She planned to move away to art school until she was convinced to stay by her husband Danny. Since then she’s fallen in love with the city and the community it’s provided her. Stephanie did inner-city ministry in West Palm Beach for over four years. She developed a passion for ministry while caring for an underserved part of her city. In late 2016, God lead her to join the Providencia WPB team by lending her passion for organization and planning. Stephanie spends her free time with her son Elijah, husband Danny and yellow lab Billy. She loves connecting with other moms in the city, enjoying breezy evenings at the park with her boys and creating cozy spaces in her home. You can connect with Stephanie at email@example.com.
Amy grew up on the mission field in Mexico City. She returned to the states and received her bachelor's degree in sociology with an emphasis on interpersonal counseling from Covenant College. It was also there she met and married pastor Keith. After various moves and five kids together, they are very much enjoying their home here in West Palm Beach. Amy serves as our children's ministry director. She loves being a first time home-owner and going on adventures with her family. Amy worked in youth ministry alongside Keith and spent two summers directing a kid's camp at Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church. Growing up around ministry overseas, she developed a passion for seeing children grow and flourish in knowing and believing they are loved by Jesus. Seeing and experiencing Christ's transformational love in her own life has been a gift for her, Keith and their children. You can connect with Amy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sarah Claire received her master's degree in counseling with a focus in mental health, addiction and soul care from Palm Beach Atlantic University and serves as our soul care ministry director. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theatre from Florida State University. Before she entered into graduate school she spent eight years as a professional actress and educator traveling the country and lived in New York City for four years. You can find her sitting at coffee shops around the city listening to stories, encouraging vulnerability and dreaming of how we can flourish. You can connect with Sarah Claire at email@example.com.
Josh is a Florida native and moved to West Palm Beach in 2010. He serves as our city liturgist resident. He completed his undergraduate degree at Palm Beach Atlantic University in 2014 and is now enrolled in the Master of Divinity program at PBAU. With a passion for contemplation and meditation, he hopes to help others find their rhythm in the midst of a fast paced world. As a musician, Josh enjoys creating ambient soundscapes at home in his free time. You are likely to find Josh strolling in parks or browsing used bookstores on his days off. He and his wife Erica have made a home in West Palm Beach and have loved every minute of it. You can connect with Josh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Taylor grew up in Palm Beach County and completed his undergraduate degree from Florida State University in 2011. He's currently enrolled in the Master of Divinity program at Palm Beach Atlantic University and serves as our neighborhood connections resident. Taylor and his wife Leah moved back to Palm Beach County in the fall of 2017 after having served with the para-church ministry Young Life in Asheville, North Carolina for 5 years. Taylor and Leah love South Florida, the ocean and people. With his passion for people and diversity, Taylor hopes to continue to cultivate a thriving and diverse community within Providencia WPB by building "bridges" to our surrounding neighborhoods. You can connect with Taylor at email@example.com.
David was born and raised in Palm Beach County and completed his bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Florida. He's found his true calling in the world of design and animation and serves as our graphic designer. Outside of design and animation, David's passionate about writing, composing and performing music. He participates heavily in the ministry of Paradise Hymns. In his free time, you can find David creating electronic music and soundscapes in his synthesizer laboratory. You can connect with David at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Victor's parents moved to the United States from Brazil to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he was raised. He is now working towards his ministry degree at Palm Beach Atlantic University and serves as one of our youth ministry coordinators. Victor hopes to work as a youth pastor once obtaining his degree. He loves working with young people and experiencing the passions that make them come alive for the Kingdom of God. Outside of youth ministry, Victor loves literature, music, art and culture. You can connect with Victor at email@example.com.
Mattie grew up in Seoul, South Korea until moving to the U.S. for college. She received her bachelor’s degree in international business at Milligan College in Johnson City, Tennessee. She is now working towards her M.S. in global development at Palm Beach Atlantic University and is working as a human resource administrator. She serves as one of our youth ministry coordinators. Mattie is passionate about Providencia WPB’s vision for human flourishing. She cares deeply about empowering individuals to understand and pursue God’s redemptive work in our lives and in the world. You can connect with Mattie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zach was born and raised in Michigan and moved to West Palm Beach in 2013. He received his bachelor's degree in marketing from Northwood University. He serves as our lead volunteer over setup and tear down operations. Outside of his hard work behind the scenes at Providencia WPB, Zach enjoys playing soccer, watching a variety of sports and reading for personal and professional development. He's quite the extrovert and loves meeting new people every where he goes. You can connect with Zach at email@example.com.