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Boca Raton Community Church

Boca Raton Community Church

Pastoral Staff

  • Bill Mitchell
    Bill Mitchell
    Senior Pastor
    Pastor Bill Mitchell is a third generation Boca Ratonion. Born and raised locally, he graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago with a B.A. in Bible and Theology and a Masters of Christian Ministry. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in Leadership from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His heart is truly to reach out to people both locally through compassion ministries and internationally through mission trips to other countries and bring them to the saving grace of Christ, our Savior.

    Bill and his wife Elizabeth met at Boca Raton Community Church. They have four wonderful children.
  • Sal Cavarretta
    Sal Cavarretta
    Associate Pastor
    Pastor Sal Cavarretta grew up in Boca Raton and graduated from Boca Raton High School. He received a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University and a Master's of Divinity degree from Grace Theological Seminary. He is passionate about bringing health and life to the church and families through leadership, team building, equipping, and creative teaching.

    Sal has been married to Giovana since 1992 and they have three beautiful children.
  • Glenn Gordon
    Glenn Gordon
    Student Ministries Pastor
    Glenn is a native Floridian, who grew up right outside Daytona Beach in Palm Coast. He finished his undergraduate degree in 2007 with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida. He earned an M.A. in Christian Education and an M.A. in Media Arts & Communications from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2013. His passion is to see students changed by the gospel, equipped through discipleship and sent out to change the world in the name of Christ. He will tell you that the best thing about him is his wife Katelyn whom he met in Dallas and married in 2012. He also enjoys golf, ultimate frisbee, Gator sports and spending quality time with friends.
  • Ryan King
    Ryan King
    Creative Arts Pastor
    Ryan’s passion is to see God’s people worship Him passionately and authentically. He knew at a very early age that he was called to ministry, and over the years, he has served at several churches as a music and media director. He is an accomplished keyboardist, having played for many CCM groups, and he is a producer and songwriter, having worked with companies such as Integrity Music, Brentwood-Benson, and Lifeway.

    Ryan loves to spend time with his family: his wife Renee, and his children. He enjoys reading, movies, and fellowship with friends and family.
  • Bill Mitchell III
    Bill Mitchell III
    Associate Pastor
    Bill III was born and raised in Boca Raton. He received a B.A. in Bible and a minor in Pastoral Ministry from Moody Bible Institute in 2007.

    Bill and his wife Lindsay have been married since 2008 and have two adorable children.
  • Maggi Calder
    Maggi Calder
    Women’s Ministries Director
    Maggi has been a member of Boca Community Church since 2006, and has been actively involved in Women’s Bible studies. She has a desire to minister to the needs of the women in our church and in our community. She is excited about bringing women together to learn, laugh, grow and encourage each other. Her husband, Greg, is the Chaplain at Boca Raton Christian School. They have four school-age children, Sydnee, Ian, Simone and Sebastien.
  • Cameron Free
    Cameron Free
    College & Young Adult Ministries Director
    Cameron grew up in South Florida, moving away in 2006 to obtain a B.S. in Business Administration from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. Along the way, he met his wife Sarah, whom he married in 2012. Soon afterwards, they returned to South Florida to make it their home. Cameron has enjoyed serving with student ministries at Boca Community for several years, and is excited for the opportunity to impact college students and young adults to reach the world for Christ. Cameron is also an avid football fan and music lover.
  • John Lucas
    John Lucas
    Outreach & International Ministries Director
    John has over 30 years experience as an entrepreneur in Financial Services. He moved from Texas to South Florida for business reasons in 1993. That same year John and Debby joined Boca Raton Community Church. It was a church mission trip to Haiti in 2002 that changed John's life. He found his purpose and passion in International Ministries. John feels humbled by the opportunity to be a part of WorldLead. John's partner in Mission Ministry is his wife Debby. They have been married since 1975.
  • Karen Palmer
    Karen Palmer
    Children’s Ministries Director
    Karen and her husband, Bob, moved to Boca Raton from Salem, Oregon to be with their grandchildren. Karen loves children and has worked in Children’s ministry and Music ministry for more than 30 years. She was commissioned through the Evangelical Church for ministry. Her desire is to love and invest in boys and girls so they will learn to trust Jesus and know Him as their personal Savior. Bob and Karen have three wonderful daughters and three godly sons-in-law, all of whom are faithfully serving God around the US.
  • Robert Tennies
    Christian School Headmaster
    Dr. Tennies joined Boca Raton Christian School in 1977 from Cypress Lakes Middle School in Ft. Myers, FL. He has a BS in Biology from Wheaton College, MA in Science Education from the University of South Florida, Ed.S in Administration/ Supervision from FAU and a Doctor of Education in Administration/ Supervision from FAU. He lives in Boca Raton with his wife, Ruth. They have two grown daughters, Debbie and Julie.
Boca Raton Community Church
470 NW 4th Avenue • Boca Raton, FL 33432561.395.2400
www.bocacommunity.org