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COMMUNITY CHURCH STAFF






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Rev. Linda Jaberg
Interim Pastor

Rev Linda McCardle Jaberg was born and raised in West Chester, PA. She graduated from Gordon College with a major in History and minor in Secondary Education. Following her call into ministry she graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity degree with emphasis in Pastoral Care. To learn more about Rev. Jaberg visit her web link at orlandopres.org/linda-jaberg/.

During her 45 plus years of ministry she has served congregations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Florida. After retiring from Thomas Presbyterian Church in October 1996, she moved to Florida to begin serving in transitional pastoral ministry with congregations. Linda serves on Central Florida Presbytery's Congregation Development Committee, the Committee that has reshaped Presbytery meetings, leads a PCUSA clergy gathering in Lake County and initiated the annual CFP Women in Ministry Retreat.

In addition to hanging out with her son Peter, daughter-in-law Liz and their three children, Luke 15 and the twins, Jake and Emma 13, Linda enjoys photography and travel. In 2015 journeyed to Africa on a photo safari and in 2017 visited England, Wales and Scotland.

Email: lindajaberg@gmail.com





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Julie Fulks
Administrative Assistant




Email: howeychurch@gmail.com





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Ed Poe
Treasurer

Ed and Sandra came to Leesburg from Newland, NC where they attended Newland Presbyterian Church (NPC) for the past 17 years. Ed has spent most of his adult life as a North Carolina General Contractor. Sandra and Ed served NPC in many ways, Ed as an Elder and Sandra on many committees including singing in the Choir. They have two daughters, three grandsons, one granddaughter, and the dog of all dogs "Maggie Mae."

Email: edpoe43@gmail.com






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Rev. Robert (Bob) Merrell
Pastor Emeritus

Bob was born and raised in Leesburg, FL. He was ordained in 1955 and served churches in NC and FL until beginning his service as a chaplain the the US Air Force in 1962. He retired at the rank of Colonel in 1990. He has continued his work as a pastor in various places since then. He was Supply Pastor for Community Church 1997–2004, and has been back with us as pastor since June 2012. Bob and his wife, Gail, now live in Fruitland Park. They have many children, grandchildren. and great-grandchildren.

Email: padreace@gmail.com





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