Vance and his wife Terri became part of Gulf Coast Community Church in St. Pete in 2009. They have three children: Isaac, Claire, and Eve. Vance and Terri initially hosted the Brandon church plant in their home starting in January 2016, and Vance joined the elder team in 2017. Vance is an associate professor of plant breeding and genetics at the University of Florida.
Luan and his family started attending GCCC in 2004. He has served as a pastor vocationally since 1997 in Minnesota, Massachusetts, and Florida and now leads the GCCC Riverview / Brandon church plant. He is a graduate of Bethel Seminary in St. Paul, MN (M.Div., 2002). Luan has been married to his wife Teresa for 18 years and has two teenage children, Hannah and Alexander. Learn more about Luan’s story here.