Dr. Daryl G. Donovan
Pastor of Missions & Contemporary Worshipbrad@sanibelchurch.com
Pastor of Missions & Contemporary Worship
In 2004, he was ordained in the Christian and Missionary Alliance and then later that year married Stephanie Benner.
Stephanie attended Canadian Bible College in Regina, Canada and studied family counseling.
Kevin has served in two different churches over the past fourteen years. He has served in Glendive, MT for over 7 years and in Helena, MT for over 6 years.
Kevin has always had a desire to serve. The church he was raised in taught and prepared him for ministry along with his family and Christian school. He and Stephanie have a great love for teenagers, and they enjoy teaching and training them to love Jesus.
They have four children; Kristian, Karsten, Karmindy, and Kelyse. Hobbies include water sports, music, camping, relaxing at the beach, and hanging out with his family and teens.
Assistant Pastor to the Senior Pastorkurt@sanibelchurch.com
Assistant Pastor to the Senior Pastor
Kurt moved to Sanibel in 1984 from Michigan and shortly there after, began attending Sanibel Community Church. In 1988, Kurt married his High School sweetheart, Susan Quellmalz, in what is now the Historic Chapel. Kurt has been involved in many Sanibel Community Church ministries over the years to include, chancel choir, youth ministry, Logos Bible teacher, men’s ministry activities, worship leader, as well as participating on mission trips to Russia, Belarus, and Moldova.
In 2010, Kurt received ordination through the Evangelical Church Alliance and began serving the Sanibel Police Department as a Police Chaplain. Kurt graduated with a B.S. in Religion with a minor in Christian Counseling from Liberty University in 2011, and in 2013, earned a M.A. in Theological Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.
Pastor Kurt enjoys traveling with his wife, worship music, photography, playing his guitar and ukulele, and Detroit Tiger baseball.
Pastor Kurt’s service to the Church body of Sanibel Community Church will include oversight in areas of evangelism and discipleship as well as facilitating new member assimilation.
Pastor of Caring Ministriesruss@sanibelchurch.com
Russ Rainey Ph.D.
Pastor of Caring Ministries
Pastor of Evangelism, Assimilation and Discipleshipdoug@sanibelchurch.com
Pastor of Evangelism, Assimilation and Discipleship
Director of Childrens & Family Lifekathy@sanibelchurch.com
Director of Childrens & Family Life
Director of Traditional Musiclee@sanibelchurch.com
Director of Traditional Music
Lee is originally from Portsmouth, Virginia. She attended the Medical College of Virginia where she received her BS in nursing. She also attended Florida Atlantic University where she received her B.F.A. In Organ. She later attended Western Carolina University where she became a Orff Specialist. She is married to Dr. Robert DePuy, a dentist who is also a retired Navy Captain. They have three married daughters, Danielle, Michele & Nicole. They are the proud grandparents of 6 children. Lee and her husband have been living in Cape Coral for 34 years.
Administrative Support Secretaryjudy@sanibelchurch.com
Administrative Support Secretary
Technical Support Secretaryheather@sanibelchurch.com
Technical Support Secretary
Pastoral Support Secretaryjanet@sanibelchurch.com
Pastoral Support Secretary
Faith Community Nursedeborah@sanibelchurch.com
Deborah Stephens BSN RN MBA FCN
Faith Community Nurse
Deb Stephens moved to SW Florida from southeastern Massachusetts in 2005. She received a BS in Nursing from Rhode Island College and an MBA in Healthcare Management from Bryant University. Her clinical experience began at Rhode Island Hospital and she has worked in many clinical arenas as a Case Manager, Nurse Educator and healthcare instructor at a career college. In 2010 Deb took on her first role as Parish Nurse at a church in Ft Myers and in 2012 earned certification as a Faith Community Nurse through the Foundations for Faith Community Nurse Course sponsored by Lee Memorial Health System. Deb served as an interim FCN in the summer of 2014 and joined the staff in early 2015. She draws on her experience and expertise to carry out her role in visitation and as an advocate, educator, and health care advisor for our members. She resides in Cape Coral with her husband Tom: their daughter Laura resides in Ft. Myers and son Mark resides in Tampa.