St. Cloud Community Church Leadership
St. Cloud Community Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.
Jonathan and Jenni Harrell
Jonathan accepted the opportunity to serve as St. Cloud Community Church's Lead Pastor on October 18, 2020. Prior to that, he served as the Senior Associate Pastor.
The attributes that best describe Jonathan as a pastor are strong preaching/teaching, leadership development and administration. He has expressed a burning desire to lead a church like St. Cloud Community Church where following Jesus is embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the family of Jesus. Jonathan loves worship and teaching.
Jonathan graduated from Liberty University Theological Seminary and has an undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida.
Jenni serves as the Children's Ministry Director and has been teaching kindergarten for over 20 years. She is an ESE kindergarten teacher in the Osceola County School District where she has been involved in her passion of teaching for the last 15 years. She has a graduate degree in Educational Leadership and received her undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Central Florida.
Jonathan and Jenni have two children: Emme and Evie.
Brian and Barbara Bennett
Small Groups Pastor
Brian was appointed to serve as St. Cloud Community Church's Small Groups Pastor in 2020 having already served as an elder since 2014 . Brian is gifted in teaching and administration. He loves leading a church like St. Cloud Community Church where Biblical views are embraced and encouraged, with members who care about the needs of those around them and who want to connect others to the body of Christ. Brian loves to study and research. If you ask him a question, be prepared to read a multi-page paper on the topic within a few days. (You have been warned!)
Brian is a graduate of General Motors Institute (now Kettering University). He also has a Master’s degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Brian serves as a Bible teacher, administrator, and elder and currently leads the small group /discipleship ministry at SCCC.
Barbara serves as the Director of Operations at SCCC and handles all aspects of helping believers in the church to connect with each other and to connect with opportunities outside the church to demonstrate the love of Jesus Christ to our neighbors. The Bennetts believe that the Lord has given them a golden opportunity to serve Him in the St. Cloud area and strive to point people to Jesus Christ both for salvation and renewed relationship with God and for living their own Christ life with the Lord.
Brian and Barbara have two grown sons Allan and Michael.