Waypoint Church is a Christ centered group of followers who are committed to living in authentic fellowship with one another with the sole purpose of glorifying God. As a congregation in the Presbyterian Church of America (PCA), Waypoint celebrates the authority of Scripture, the need for the gospel daily and the call to share the Good News.
Founded in 2016, Waypoint is the second congregation of Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church.
Grand Opening Service, August 28, 2016
Waypoint Church Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm, Preschool Hours: 8:45am - 2:15pm
225 Gospel Dr. , Ponte Vedra FL 32081
Leadership & Staff
James is the cajun (south Louisiana) transplant at Waypoint. His wife, Cullen, and their three children (Samuel, Ryan, and Abigail) arrived at Waypoint after spending the last several years in Mississippi. James attended seminary and received an MDiv. and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Reformed Theological Seminary. Prior to serving at Waypoint he served as the Assistant Pastor of Youth and Families at First Presbyterian Church. He enjoys playing all types of sports, hunting, fishing, reading, cooking and spending time with friends and family.
Preschool Director & Children's Ministry Director
Brian is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with 10+ years of teaching experience in elementary education. Following college, Brian spent 2 years on staff with Campus Crusade of Christ. He was very active in his previous church (Summit Church in Orlando) working as a preschool classroom leader for 8 years. Brian has a huge heart for preschool aged children. He and wife, Karena, have 3 children ages 5, 3, and 3 months.
Women's Ministry Leader
Bessie was born in Memphis, TN and lived there until 2012. Bessie has a passion for helping women grow in their faith and uses that passion to lead Waypoint's Women's Ministry. She and her husband, Barry, have 2 grown children and 2 granddaughters. In their spare time, they love to hang out at the beach with their children and grandchildren. Bessie's life verse is Isaiah 40:31.
Gary serves as a Ruling Elder at Waypoint Church. Retired from corporate life, he teams up with his wife, Judy, to lead a 55+ adult Bible Study at Waypoint. He is deeply involved in a number of mercy ministries, recently taking on implementing and chairing the Feed My Starving Children Jacksonville area program ministry. In the past, Gary has served as a Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) discussion leader in the St. Louis area where their daughter’s family lives, with one granddaughter. Gary and Judy left the cold of Chicago to come to sunny Florida to be with their son and his family which includes two grandchildren. In their free time, Gary & Judy love playing outdoor tennis year round.