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Sean Yost Lead Pastor seany @
Renee McCranie Office Manager/Student Ministry Advisor reneem @
David Sheffield Assitant Pastor, Care & Missions davids @
JL Rivera Pastor of Discipleship and Staff Development  
Kathleen Ziegler Worship Leader kathleenz @
Daniel Burton Assistant Pastor, Director of Internship danielb @
Gabriel Yost High School Youth Director gabey @
John Sapp Middle School Youth Director johns @
John Walsh Student Ministry Advisor  
Steve & Marla Birklebach Children's Ministy Director marlab @
Rebecca Bowersox Nursery Director rebeccab @
Brittany Cavanaugh Director of Finance brittanyc @
Ryan Schinneller Media Director ryans @
Patrick Sorge Sexton patrricks @
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Sean Yost

Lead Pastor

Sean and his wife Barbara were a part of the founding leadership team of Christ the Redeemer Church. Sean is the Lead Pastor and is set to lead Redeemer into its future. Sean is Assistant Bishop for the Archdiocese of Florida.

Sean is an excellent communicator and leader and is a very gifted motivator. He is founder and Executive Director of YouthQuake Live, a monthly show created and performed by teenagers to reach other teenagers with the Gospel of Christ. He was also co-host on a television reality services called "the Ultimate Choice," which aired weekly on the WB.

Sean and Barbara have three children and live in Ponte Vedra, Florida. He loves the 80's and is a huge Star Wars fan.

email: seany @
phone: 285-8009 ext. 20


David Sheffield

Assistant Pastor, Pastoral Care & Missions

David has served in the pastoral ministry for over 30 years.  He holds a BS Degree in Psychology and a Masters Degree in Biblical Studies.  David has traveled to many nations leading mission trips, and served with his wife, Robin, for two years on a church staff in Mexico City.  

David is currently an assistant pastor with responsibilities in the area of pastoral care, counseling, Life Groups, missions, men’s ministry, baby dedications, water baptisms, service, oversight, communion team, altar prayer and teaching.  He is also a hospital chaplain serving locally at Shands Jacksonville.  He has been married to Robin for over 25 years, and they have three children in Ponte Vedra, Florida.

David is fun loving and his sense of humor will always set at ease those around him.

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phone: 904-285-8009 ext. 15

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Kathleen Ziegler

Worship Leader

Kathleen has been a member of Christ the Redeemer Church since she was in middle school and joined the Redeemer staff team in October 2007. She oversees our Worship Arts Department. Kathleen is first and foremost a worshiper; She thrives in the secret place of God's presence and longs for every person to experience the same life-giving, joy-filled presence of God.

Kathleen & her team of passionate worshipers are committed to creating an atmosphere of worship that leads people into the manifest presence of God.

Kathleen and her husband Jeramy are proud of parents of their 1-year old son, Jude. She values her family as her most important ministry & treasures quality time together. In addition to being a wife & new mom, Kathleen enjoys traveling overseas, being creative, sipping vanilla lattes, and spending time outdoors.

email: kathleenz @
phone: 285-8009 ext. 21

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Daniel Burton

Assistant Pastor, Director of Internship

Daniel Burton has been the Middle School Youth Director since the summer of 2010. Before that he served as intern and adult volunteer for the student ministry for three years prior. In 2006 is graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology with a Minor in Education and a Minor in Family, Youth and Community Sciences. He is currently enrolled in Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary actively working on his Masters of Divinity.

One of his main passions is seeing teens fulfill their God-given destiny and potential. Every student, and even every person, has a plan and a purpose for their lives. The body of Christ takes everyone pulling together to build the Kingdom of God and is only accomplishable when we allow the strength of God to flow through us.

Daniel has recently started getting more involved in airsoft and loves to play at a few various locations. Some of his favorite movies are Lord of the Rings, the Bourne Trilogy, and other action movies. While he has no wife or kids, he has one crazy dog named Izze whom he loves to play with.


email: danielb @

phone: 285-8009 ext. 24


Rebecca Bowersox

Nursery Director

Rebecca has been a member of Christ the Redeemer for the past 17 years. Her and
her daughter Rachel have been actively involved in multiple ministries throughout their
time at the church. Rebecca is currently the director of Preschool Ministries focusing on
nurturing families with young children. The Preschool Ministry at Christ the Redeemer
impacts the lives of the youngest generation by creating a loving environment and uses
the Orange Curriculum which incorporates three basic principals:

    • God made me
    • God loves me
    • Jesus wants to be my friend

Rebecca has a genuine love for children and is also a lead teacher at Accotink
Academy by the Sea in Ponte Vedra.
She loves being a mom and enjoys spending time with her daughter. Outside of church
also loves traveling, photography and especially cooking. She is part of the meal
ministry team.

email: rebeccab @
phone: 285-8009

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