Leadership Team

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

Rev. Joshua PettitSenior Pastor

Having been through some dark times as a teen, Pastor Josh found his passion in helping other youth through the challenges of life. With his family being very important in his life, he answered the call from God to reach out and minister to all youth and their families to share with them the same love of God that brought him out of his darkness into God’s marvelous light. If you want to know more about his story and God’s saving grace in his life or the ministry he is doing at Woodlands Lutheran Church contact him at 407.469.2525 or through email at pastorjosh@woodlandschurch.com.

Rev. Dr. Robert (Bob) RoegnerAssisting / Visitation Pastor

Pastor Bob has served the LCMS for over 40 years in various mission endeavors – starting in 1981 as a missionary to Liberia, West Africa, serving there as a church planter and leadership trainer to the Kisi people as well as serving the Liberian mission field as the Missionary Counselor for the LCMS. Other roles for Pastor Bob have included, serving as Area Secretary for Africa, Europe, and the Middle East for LCMS World Mission, Executive Director of Lutheran Bible Translators, Executive Director of LCMS World Mission, and church planter for the English District of the LCMS. He has also served as Senior Pastor for two LCMS congregations, Zion, in Westwood, NJ, and Peace, in O’Fallon, MO. Finally, Pastor Bob has served the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) as a mission leader at various levels. Most recently, he served as the National Pastoral Counselor for the LWML from 2013-2017. Connecting people to Jesus and equipping others to do the same is his passion. If you would like to talk more about this or anything else, feel free to contact him at 407.469.2525 or through email at pastorbob@woodlandschurch.com

Rev. Dr. Milan WeertsVisitation Pastor

Charles Crownover • Minister of Music

Mr. Crownover leads a number of music groups, including our In God We Trust Worship Band, Men’s Quartet, and Brass Quartet. His vision for music ministry is to encourage people to express their Christian life, gratitude and worship through music. He is a member of CCLI, BMI, and SGA. Mr. Crownover also serves as our music teacher for the Woodlands Early Learning Center. While his Bachelor’s Degree is in psychology, Charles also completed post-graduate work in Education and obtained an Orff Schulwerk certification in music. Charles brings 45 years of experience in professional music performance to his position. He loves introducing our children to the world of music. Charles may be reached at 407.469.2525 or through email at music@woodlandschurch.com. Visit  his website: CharlesCrownover.com

Betsy Burnham • Director of Christian Education

Betsy Burnham has over 13 years’ experience as a DCE, working with children, youth and their families. She has served at congregations in the Bay Area of CA and the Twin Cities area of MN before joining Woodlands to work with youth and children. Some of her favorite parts of ministry are getting to know families and watching the children and youth grow in their knowledge of God’s love for them. Events like the National Youth Gathering are also highlights. Betsy has been married to her husband, Michael, for four years. They’ve been able to serve together on mission trips and as group leaders at the National Youth Gathering. Betsy loves music, traveling and Disney. Betsy may be reached at 407.469.2525 or through email at dce@woodlandschurch.com.

Church Staff

Kristi Roegner

Church Secretary

Bryan Hallman

Bookkeeper

Joe Chasmar

Facilites Manager

 

Leslie Cardona

Church Custodian

 

Shelley Smith

Church Custodian

Betty Myers

Joyful Sounds Choir Director
Joy Bells Director
 

Eric Heumann

Kae Retzlaff

Marlene Wilhelm

Sandra Zaccagnini

Organists

Early Learning Center Staff

Andie Bell

Early Learning Center Director

VPK A

Julie Compton

Teacher

Sandra Seunarine

Aide

VPK B

Nichole Glemming

Teacher

Pam Jackson

Aide
 
 

3PK A

 

Sarah Gibb

Teacher
 

3PK B

Heather Levy

Teacher

 

2PK

Sherry Ley

Teacher

Cynthia Armstrong

Aide

Y2PK

Camryn Varga

Clarissa Pineiro

Extended Care

Amy Romano

 

Michelle Hoffman