• RICK VANNOY
         Lead Pastor

    Pastor Rick  is one of the founding pastors of Discovery Fellowship Church.  He is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and has been active in full time pastoral ministry for more than 25 years.  Rick and his wife, Jennifer, have been married for over 30 years and have five children and four grandchildren.  Rick has a passion for teaching God’s Word and seeing lives transformed by the Lord as folks grow in their relationship with Him.  His hobbies and other interests include backpacking with family, racquetball, motorcycling, and reading.
    EMAIL PASTOR RICK

  • BRUCE WEBB
         Pastor of Worship & Outreach

    Pastor Bruce is one of the founding pastors of Discovery Fellowship Church.  He started part-time, but came on staff full-time in 2007.  His background is in Banking, Church Administration, Church Capital Campaigns, and Music Ministries.  Bruce started leading worship in 1997 in a previous church plant and discovered that he has a passion for worship.  Bruce accepted Christ in 1974, became a Certified Trainer in Evangelism Explosion in 1976, and was certified after a three-year program as a Fellow in Church Administration in 1980.  Bruce and his wife, Lynda, have five children and 11 grandchildren.  "And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to His purpose."
    Romans 8:28  ESV
    EMAIL PASTOR BRUCE

  • MATT BRAGGINS
         Pastor of Student Ministries

    Pastor Matt came on staff as Pastor of Student Ministries in June 2011. Matt has been involved in leading student ministries for over 10 years. He and his wife Malinda originally established their friendship while serving together in Student Ministry. They have been married since 2004 and have three sons, Mason, Grady, and Oliver. Matt has a passion for teaching God's Word, helping students and families navigate their faith walk, and learning from others. Matt enjoys things outdoors, music, family, and Ultimate Frisbee. 
    EMAIL PASTOR MATT

  • CHRISTY ZENTZ
         Children's Ministries Director

    After becoming a Christian in college, Christy soon found that her gifts and her heart’s passion were for sharing God’s love with children.  She brings to Discovery over 35 years of experience serving in various aspects of Children’s Ministry, including Nursery, Toddlers, Child Care, Early Childhood, Elementary Sunday School, Awana, Vacation Bible School, special events, and Christian early childhood education.   She and her husband, Ralph, have taught Sunday School at Discovery since coming to the church in 2008.  In addition to serving in Children’s Ministry together, they host The Fort, Discovery’s College and Young Adult Ministry.  Ralph and Christy are blessed to have two sons and a daughter-in-law, who are also serving the Lord, and two treasured grandsons.
    EMAIL CHRISTY

  • MARLA DERVAES
         Children's Ministries Assistant

    Marla and her husband, Nelson, met in their church youth group, married in 1987 and have two wonderful Christian daughters.  Marla accepted Christ when she was four years old and has always had a heart for kids. She has worked with children and youth since since she was in high school and has a degree in Elementary Education.  She enjoys cycling, mountain biking and hiking.
    EMAIL MARLA

  • MELANIE STILWELL
         Office Manager

    Melanie has been on staff as the Office Manager and Financial Secretary since 2007.  She has been a faithful attendee of Discovery Fellowship since 2005.  Melanie accepted Christ as her Savior when she was five years old.  She has been involved in Children’s Ministries, Hospitality, and has helped with organizing special events.  She has four children and eight grandchildren.  Her office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. 
    "being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ ;"  Phillipians1:6
    EMAIL MELANIE

  • LYNDA WEBB
         Administrative Assistant

    Lynda Webb is married to Bruce Webb and has five children and 11 grandchildren. She is one of the founding members of Discovery and has been working as part-time Administrator since 2004. Lynda grew up in a Christian home, accepted the Lord at the age of 13 and has served Him in Children’s and Women’s Ministries.  She is active in Bible Study, Women’s Ministries, and on the Praise Team.  Her office hours are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Wednesday through Friday.  "I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord."  Philippians 3:8a
    EMAIL LYNDA


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