Clergy & Staff

OFFICE HOURS :  Monday - Thursday, 8am-4pm



    Caleb grew up in Kansas, part of a multi-generational farming family. He is passionate about preaching and teaching the Scriptures and engaging culture with the Gospel. He and his wife Anna enjoy reading and playing with their two children.


    Associate Priest

    Ethan grew up, for the most part, in Indianapolis, Indiana. His vocational passion is the integration of being a pastor and theologian for the church. Ethan loves to read, drink good coffee and tea, and participate in engaging conversations about the important things of life. He and his wife Lindsay, enjoy all things outdoors, and if they aren't at home cooking together and playing with their daughters, you will find them all at the beach or the local bouldering gym. You can enjoy Fr. Ethan's blog at



    A fifth-generation Floridian, Jon is ordained as a vocational (permanent) deacon and serves in this volunteer role assisting Fr. Caleb and Fr. Ethan at the altar and in other ministries. He is a long-time professor of geology and oceanography at Northwest Florida State College. He enjoys reading, teaching and writing, and is especially interested in science-faith dialog and a sacramental understanding of Creation. Jon and his wife sylvia have been married since 1984 and live in Niceville.


    Noah's Ark Preschool Director

    Charlene has been with Noah's Ark Preschool since it's inception in 1997. Her walk with the Lord began when she was 13 years old. Noah's Ark's vision is to be a place where children learn both social and academic skills in the midst of a community where the love of Jesus Christ is taught and lived.



    Administrative Assistant

    Growing up with a Chinese father gave Allison a love for people of all cultures and a passion for traveling. She keeps the parts to the Immanuel office wheel moving by assisting Father Caleb and Father Ethan, connecting people, creating bulletins and more.



    With Holy-Spirit gifts galore, Jeani continually prays for, encourages and loves on the staff and family of Immanuel. As well, she plays a vital role in the office as she keeps the database current, creates bulletins, posters and promotional items and assists in a myriad of other ways.



    Chris blesses the church family every Sunday with incredible creativity. From playing piano and organ to the drums and guitar, Chris enjoys sharing the abundant talents God gave him. In between teaching, writing and playing music, Chris enjoys family, more music and his son and great little love, Eli (at the top of his list).