Co-pastor with her husband, Phil, at the Family Church at Christian Retreat, Music Director and Director of Kingdom Courtyard Shoppes, a community outreach based at Christian Retreat.
Joanne Derstine Curphey
Joanne has served in ministry at Christian Retreat since its beginning: she is Director of Communications and Host of the annual Writer’s Workshop.
Gospel singer, recording artist and conference speaker, Brenda has a passion to glorify God and encourage others to fulfill His plan and purpose for their lives. She and her husband, Associate Pastor Rozell A. Foster, Sr., serve in leadership at The Family Church at Christian Retreat.
Dynamic minister, musician, worshipper and co-founder of New Love Christian Ministries. She recently recorded an album, "Este Es Tu Tiempo" (This is your season), that has been a blessing to many.
Sarah Jane Bell
A fierce lover of Jesus and people, Sarah Jane is a gifted worship leader who has traveled extensively, ministering in Egypt and Israel. She presently serves at The Family Church, loving others and “learning how to be still.”
Carrie serves full time with The Front minisry in Bradenton, FL, equipping believers for local missions efforts. Currently the ministry is focused on the 14th St. area, conducting prayer walks and sharing Jesus’ love. Her desire is to see God’s Kingdom transform lives!
Tea Party & Chamber Music
Janet Shell is an ordained minister with strong prophetic giftings and skillful musical abilities. She serves the body of Christ as an evangelist, teacher, worship leader and violinist.
Gifted praise and worship leader whose musical ministry has blessed audiences at Christian Retreat for many years. Over the past 20 years she has served alongside some of our nation's most respected ministries.