Pastors & Staff

Sammy Pawlak

Lead Pastor

Sammy Pawlak is founder and lead pastor for God's House Orlando. He is a professional musician, producer, author, and dad.

Shannon Pawlak


Shannon Pawlak is co-founder/co-pastor for God's House Orlando. She leads the worship team and the women's ministry and serves as lead administrator. She is a professional musician, life coach, author, and mom.

Rod Harter

Executive Pastor

Rod Harter is Executive Pastor for God's House Orlando, overseeing operations, finances, and facilities. He is a gifted entrepreneur, business owner, coach, and proud grandpa. His lovely wife, Debbie leads our newcomers and prayer ministry.

Andres & Heather Jaramillo

Youth Pastors

Andres & Heather serve as youth pastors for God's House Orlando. They are full time Teachers at Lake Nona High School, championship soccer coaches. and stellar parents.

Marcia Romero

Chaplain and Benevolence Director

Marcia Romero is the founder of People Who Make a Difference, a 501c3 organization assisting uninsured people with medical expenses. She has served as a hospital chaplain and is an ordained minister at God's House. She provides Portuguese translation.

Robin Dearing

Director of Children's Ministry

Robin came to Christ at God's House Orlando and now serves as the Director for Children's Ministry.  He is a professional musician and audio engineer, husband, and proud dad.

Shelia Ellison

Family Ministries Director

Shelia serves as Family Ministries Director at God's House Orlando. She works as an administrator at UCF, and is our longest serving staff member besides our Lead Pastors.

Ashton Landreneau

Technical Director/Media

Ashton serves as Director for our Tech and Media Team. She is a full time teacher at Freedom Middle School and is our resident tech wizard.

Doug Legan

Connections Director/Mens Ministry

Doug serves as Connections Director for God's House Orlando, overseeing small groups and ManUp mens ministry. He is a full-time performer, instructor, host, dad, and has worked for Walt Disney World, Universal Studios for several years. 

Dave Martin

Preaching Team Associate

Dave serves on the preaching team for God's House Orlando, bringing his excitement, experience, and humor to sharing God's Word. He is a professional musician, band leader, dad, and collector of Star Wars memorabilia.