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Wonder who makes what happen around here? Take a look behind the curtain…

You can contact us via this form or via the telephone numbers listed below. Note that many of our staff members work part-time and are more reachable via the form.

ZIERDEN, BETSY; (Staff)76
Betsy Ouellette Zierden – Senior Pastor 
As the Senior Pastor of Good Samaritan, Betsy is our Pastor, Preacher, Celebrant, and Leader of Church Staff.
Contact her at 850-893-4919 (church).
 BARFIELD, JUSTIN; (Staff)92
Justin Barfield – Minister of Discipleship and Music
As a minister at Good Samaritan, Justin serves through planning and implementing Christian Education and faith-development opportunities for the entire congregation.  He is also serving as the Youth Minister during an interim period between directors of that program.
As Minister of Music, Justin also recruits, rehearses, trains, and directs members of the worship team as well as the selecting and arrangement for music used in worship services and for special events.
Contact him at 850-893-4919 (church).
 ROBERTS, MELISSA; (Staff)170
Melissa Roberts – Business Administrator
Melissa manages the business administration and financial management of the church, preschool academy, and the arts.
Contact her at 850-893-4919 (church).
 WILLIAMS, DAWN; (Staff)80
Dawn Williams – Director of Good Sam Academy
Dawn directs the activities and staff of the preschool academy to include recruiting new students, ensuring that all licensing requirements are met, and that programs meet the distinct needs of the age groups served. The academy serves infants 6 weeks through pre-kindergarten.
Contact her at 850-325-6752 (academy).
 KURTZ, Rachael
Rachael Kurtz – Youth Minister and Community Organizer
Rachael is our youth minister and has a passion for working with teens. She is also our community organizer managing many of the church’s mission and outreach initiatives.
Contact her at 850-893-4919 (church) or here.
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Hanna Traft – Office Manager and KidsMin Director
Hanna offers administrative support, schedules participants for the worship services and manages the facilities  Hanna also serves through developing Christian Education opportunities and special events for children and their families.
Contact her at 850-893-4919 (church).
 JACKSON, Arnekua
Arnekua Jackson – Choir Director
Our Choir Director organizes, plans, recruits, and rehearses participants for our adult choir and youth choir to perform in worship services and for special events.
Contact us here.
 PARKS, AMY; (Staff)53
Amy Parks – Interim Arts Director
Amy manages the daily operations, activities, program enrichment, and staff for Good Sam Arts.
Contact her at 850-893-4919 (church).
Pastoral Care – To request a call or visit from a pastor for yourself or a family member contact the office at 850-893-4919. After hours or in an emergency contact Michael Henderson at 850-443-1650 or Stephanie Barfield at 850-556-8371.