Staff

Seth Goldsmith

Lead Pastor | seth@sebastianchurch.com

Seth and his wife Christa were middle school sweethearts. Now married 22 years, they share a passion to love our community and see their friends and neighbors connect with God. They have 5 children. Seth and Christa are often hosting additional children through Safe Families for Children, a ministry that cares for families in crisis. Seth is the founding pastor of Coastal. Seth also serves as the Director of Short-Term Missions for Imani Milele Children in Uganda. He leads a movement that provides medical care, hygiene education and other sustainable poverty solutions for orphaned and vulnerable children and their remaining relatives in Uganda east Africa. Seth loves dating his wife, fishing with his family, and camping.

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Ron Gehrke II

Worship Arts Pastor | ron@sebastianchurch.com

Ron and his wife, April, are long-time Indian River County residents. Ron has served in youth ministry and worship for over 20 years. Pastor Seth and Pastor Ron were in a punk/hard rock band together years ago. Ask Ron about Pastor Seth jumping off the drum set. He loves to lead the band and the church into worshipful life-changing experiences.

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Amber Miller

Coastal Kids Director (Nursery to 5th Grade) | amber@sebastianchurch.com

Amber is a Texan by birth and moved to Florida, in 2003, after marrying her husband Scott. She grew up in the church, volunteering in various capacities over the years. In college, she worked at a local church's child development center and was a children’s choir director. She’s been a church camp lifeguard and youth group intern as well. In recent years, she served local schools as the district’s physical therapist (She’s even a doctor!). Her and her husband have two children, Hank and Eliza, who are active in Coastal Kidz. She is excited to be in the roll as the Coastal Kidz Director and is looking forward to how God will use Coastal Kidz to make a difference in the lives of the upcoming generation.

Garrett Roux

Coastal Students Director | garrett@sebastianchurch.com

Garrett and his wife, Joanna, are native Floridians from the Treasure Coast. They met at a local church right here in Sebastian. Garrett and Joanna were married in 2013 and were blessed with their first child, Morgan, in 2019. They are both local teachers who have a heart for children. During their time off, they enjoy RVing around America and taking their toddler to Walt Disney World. They are excited about leading students and helping them develop and grow their relationship with Jesus.

Shelley Nowlin

Family Care Minister, Director of Empowered Women (Women's Ministry)

Shelley is passionate about her work for the Lord and desires everyone to experience the freedom that she has found in her Heavenly Father. In particular, she is determined to see every man, woman and child come to the full understanding of who they are in Christ and what they were created to do. She currently co-leads a ministry that mentors women and men through the process of moving beyond their past hurts and bondage helping them learn how to deal with their present situation and pursue their God designed destiny. Shelley is equally passionate about mission work with children as evident with her work in Uganda East Africa. Her prayer is that God would use her to bring HIS love into even in the darkest of situations. Shelley is blessed to be a mother and grandmother and currently resides in Sebastian, Florida.

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Jim Goldsmith

Family Care Minister | jim@sebastianchurch.com

Jim and his wife,Tanya, met in high school where they lived in Waterford, Pennsylvania. They have three grown children: Jackie, Seth and Nathan. Jim is now a Real Estate Broker at Dale Sorensen Realty, after starting a successful church in Port St. Lucie in 1989.

Harry Spahn

Family Care Minister

 

Rich Ditzenberger

Family Care Minister, Building and Grounds Director

 

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