Our Staff

Pastoral and Leadership Staff

Tyler Groff

Lead Pastor

Tyler serves as Lead Pastor of Orangewood. He has been married to Rachel for 12 years and is a father to Emory (8), Layne (6), and Caleb (4). Tyler enjoys spending time with his family at the pool, going on walks to find lizards, and wrestling as superheroes. He loves reading, playing guitar, working out, and date nights with Rachel.

Tyler is passionate about his kids learning that dad is not perfect, but Jesus is. He has a heart that every skeptic and the religious person in Orlando would find that all they are searching for is only found in one person, Jesus.

Joe Creech

Pastor of Service & Impact

Joe oversees Orangewood’s global and local impact by managing our Serve Teams and staying connected with our partners.

Joe and his wife, Rita, served with Mission to the World in Acapulco, Mexico, planting new churches. Joe loves to be with family, friends, and his camera!

Chuck Berry

Pastor of Care

As Pastor of Care, Chuck develops and executes church-wide strategies towards the effective ongoing care of our growing body.

Chuck is blessed to be married to Amy, and to be the father of four wonderful daughters, Addi, Emily, Annabeth, and Elli.  He is so excited to be back at Orangewood (he served as assistant pastor here from 2003 to 2008), after completing a 10-year call as pastor of Crosspoint Community Church in Boone, NC.

Mark Nicks

Pastor of Connection & Spiritual Formation

Mark oversees connection and spiritual formation. Mark earned an M.Div from Reformed Theological Seminary. He is also a licensed mental health counselor. He loves music, his wife Brandy, and kids Lucy and Jude.

“My role is to come alongside people from the first moment they set foot on campus and help them get connected into the life of Orangewood. So, this will encompass Guest Relations, Sunday Studies, Community Groups, and anything that helps people connect to Christian community.”

David Moore

Executive Director

Bio coming soon.

Doug Fleming

Pastor to Senior Adults

Doug is the pastor to senior adults and leads our SALT ministry. Doug has taught Latin at Orangewood Christian School for 30 years, and coaches the boys varsity soccer team. Doug and his wife, Gay, have eight children, five in-laws, and ten grandchildren.

Ministry Staff

Maggie Moore

Director of Children's Ministry

Maggie plans, oversees and gives vision to the lessons, activities and special events for children through 5th grade. Maggie met her husband, David, at the best SEC school. She is passionate about not boring kids with Jesus and the Bible!

Marie Cardinali

Assistant Director of Children's Ministry

Marie assists in the children’s ministry, manages childcare for church events and coordinates nursery volunteers. She is a former high school teacher, and enjoys spending time with her family usually watching her two boys play sports.

Betsy Wilson

Maitland Community Preschool Director

Betsy oversees all of the activities of MCP, including the staff, children, and families. Betsy has a Masters in Elem. Ed and Early Childhood Ed. from the University of Florida. Betsy loves traveling, the beach, reading, cooking, and time with her family.

Hilda Gammichia

Women’s Ministry Coordinator

Hilda plans and coordinates women’s Bible studies here at Orangewood. She is committed to equipping women to serve and lead through both study and community. Hilda, her husband John, and their four children love sports, travel, and spending time with friends.

Emmie Thompson

Student Ministry Coordinator

Emmie coordinates with all aspects of our middle and high school ministries. She grew up in Chicago, but most recently lived in Chatanooga, TN, where she received a bachelor’s degree in Biblical and Theological Studies and Philosophy and a master’s degree in Teaching.

Jack Michels

Director of Worship & Communications

Jack plans and leads weekly worship services and oversees communications. Jack is probably the most humble person on staff. He enjoys taking naps in his office when no one is looking and enjoys sugar free RedBull. Jack also has the password to access the backend of the church website.

Vicki Taylor

Vocal Music Coordinator

Vicki helps to plan worship and leads the vocal rehearsal. Vicki was the National Conference soloist for Ligonier Ministries, and served as the Choral Music Director at OCS and OPC. She loves teaching, missions, family and living today well.

Chris Russell

Technical Director

Chris oversees all of the technical aspects of worship ministry, ensuring that the graphics and sound are professional quality. Chris has been blessed with the opportunity to do work with sound as a career for the last 18 years.

Administrative Staff

Jennie Campa

Communications Media Coordinator

Jennie coordinates Orangewood’s communication needs through a variety of media platforms. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Counseling and an M.Div at RTS Orlando. She loves a good story, dancing, and various outdoor activities with friends.

Ashley Eveland

Executive Assistant

Ashley splits her time between the church office and Children’s Ministry. She also teaches MCP chapel each week. She’s a graduate of UCF and loves spending time with her husband and two growing boys.

Brandy Nicks

Senior Graphic Designer

Brandy designs graphics and all printed materials. Brandy has a Bachelors degree in Graphic Design and a Masters in Counseling. She loves swimming with her husband, Mark, and two kids, Lucy & Jude!

Robin Cole

Financial Secretary

Robin works with day-to-day financial business, tracking assets in and out, and processing reports. She graduated from Auburn University. Robin is blessed to have been a part of local and global ministry, going on several mission trips.

Jim Johnston

Facilities Director

Jim oversees all aspects of facilities maintenance and manages all events onsite. Jim previously owned a commercial cleaning company. He has been married to his wife, Kim, for 26 years, and they have four children.

Charles Dyer


Charles has been part of the Orangewood team for more than 20 years and keeps our whole building and grounds functioning perfectly. In his free time, Charles likes to watch the latest movies and spend time with his family.

A.J. Johstono

Network Administrator

AJ oversees all of the network and database administration and maintains all computer and technology functions. AJ is from Macon, Georgia, and he and his wife, Liz, are the proud parents of two teenage boys, Micah and Daniel.