Our Pastor

Our Pastor


Our Pastor

Our Pastor

 Pastor Tim and Lisa Roberts

Pastor Tim and Lisa Roberts

Rev. Dr. Timothy D. Roberts

Pastor Tim is a Florida native! He was born and raised in north Florida where he grew up with his two sisters and parents. He attended Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL, earning his B.A. in philosophy & religion. He began ministry working with Young Life as a volunteer, then as a Young Life Church Partner in Tampa.

Tim earned his Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary. He has served churches in Virginia and Florida and has led mission teams in Jamaica, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua. 

Tim is blessed with marriage to his Junior High School sweetheart, Lisa. Together they are the parents of Stephanie, Xavier, Zoe, and Luke and grandparents to Jessy, Jack and June.

During his free time, Tim likes to travel with his family, read, surf, fish, kayak, hike, play guitar, and listen to live music. He especially enjoys good Central American coffee and getting to know people.  He would love to hear from you! 


Our Staff


Our Staff

Mark Nygard, EPIC Worship Leader and Youth Pastor


Mark Nygard was born in NC while his father was finishing seminary but moved to South Florida at a very young age and has lived in FL ever since. Mark graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Church Music.

Mark and his wife Dorian are the proud parents of Allie, Abbie, Zachary, Cole and Zoe. In his free time he loves to spend time with his family, go fishing, paddle boarding, go to the beach, play music, or just sit around a campfire with good friends.

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Dorian Nygard, Interim Children's Minister


Dorian Nygard is a native Floridian from Ft. Pierce, Fl. She graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education. She has been teaching in St. Lucie County for the past 15 years and is currently teaching 3rd grade.

Dorian is married to Mark and together they have five children, Allie, Abbie, Zach, Cole, and Zoe. In her free time, she enjoys going to the beach with her family and finding new recipes to cook for her family.

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Craig Wilson, Children's Pastor

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Robert Navarro, Choir Director

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Jeanne Koeper, Administrative Assistant

Jeanne comes to us via New York having moved to Florida full time, three years ago.  While living in New York she was employed by West Islip Public Schools for more than thirty-two years.  For the last nineteen of those years, she served as the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools and the Board of Education before retiring in 2012.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, sewing, cooking and spending time with her family.

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Krista Cromwell, Owner/Director

For the Love of Learning Co-op School

The entire family enjoys caring for their many animals on a small farm. Krista is a seasoned home school parent, and she holds a bachelor's degree in Public Administration. Krista continues to home school her daughter even as she manages and directs the For the Love of Learning Co-op and Waldorf Inspired School. Krista loves educating children and sharing her love for learning. Krista was born and raised in Stuart/Palm City. She is married to Andrew, and they have three children, Austin, Brandon, and Lexi.

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Click here for more information about For the Love of Learning.


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Drew Scruggs, Hospitality Coordinator






John Tierney, Custodian

John was born in Albany, NY and moved to St. Petersburg, FL in 1984 where he
worked as a General Manager for a landscape company. He moved to the east coast of Florida in 2004 to assist his father-in-law after his wife passed.  He previously worked at Harbor Ridge Yacht and Country Club and now works for SCC as our awesome Custodian as well as Martin County School system.



Lisa Roberts, Webmaster & Technology Coordinator

Lisa created and maintains stuartcongregationalchurch.org and sccsummercamps.org. She also manages hardware and software technology needs for SCC Staff and volunteers.

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