Our Staff

Say hello to our staff at First Christian Church

Meet our staff

Jim Joiner - Senior Minister

Jim Joiner is the lead teaching minister at the church and has been in ministry for 35 years. Besides Florida, Jim has ministered in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and even New York. Jim has been married to Lisa for 34 years and has two daughters and two granddaughters. Women run his family. He enjoys all sports and different activities. Outside of golf, his favorite activity is hiking in the mountains with Lisa.

Chris Dorman - Worship Minister

When Chris Dorman isn't leading worship, he enjoys spending time with his family which includes his wife and 2 young daughters. Chris loves the Florida Gators, Jacksonville Jaguars, and Duke basketball. When he has free time, he enjoys playing golf even though he really isn't that good. Chris teaches Bible classes at our church and has been in the ministry for 12 years.

Mike and Crystal Bernico - Children's Directors

Mike and Crystal are our Children's Ministry Directors. They have been involved with teaching and leading children's ministry for over 10 years. They have been married for 15 years and have 2 daughters. Obstacle course racing and outdoor adventuring are their favorite family activities. Outside of the church, Crystal is a learning coach and audiobook narrator and Mike is an electrical engineer. 

Shannon Tenga - Secretary

Shannon Tenga works as our church Secretary. She is married and has 4 children and 1 granddaughter. She loves college football and having grown up in Nebraska, is a Nebraska Husker fanatic (like the rest of the state's residents). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, wandering around antique stores, and going on little weekend adventures with her family.