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ABOUT

This site is designed to aid parents, students, and interested families find information regarding the Youth Ministry at Capri Christian Church. Families should be able to see events, forms, packets, and information about our strategy for bringing people 0-25 years and their families closer to Jesus. Please let us know if you have specific questions. We are blessed to serve each of our families at Capri Christian Church. 

TEAM

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Timothy Gardiner
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Candace Deonarine

Youth Pastor 

Tim has been at Capri Christian Church as Youth Pastor since 2012 and began full-time Youth Ministry work in 2009.

 

Tim is responsible for the direction and programs for the Youth at Capri from ages 0-25 and their accompanying family.

 

Tim has a B.S. in Youth and Family Ministries from Kentucky Christian University and a M.A.T. in Elementary Education from Liberty University. 

Candace has been a part of the Youth at Capri since 2009. She began as a student and now is the primary caretaker of our children, students, and young adults. 
 
Candace teaches Sunday morning and evening classes, runs programs like VBS, and helps coordinate events for all ages. Candace teaches full-time, locally, at Palmetto Elementary School.

Candace has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Florida Southwestern State University. 

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Tammie White

Tammie has been on staff as a teacher in our Nursery since 2020. 

 

Tammie is an organized, well-loved member of our team. She has also worked with our Pre-K children, helping them explore their faith in their most curious age. 

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Miranda Warner

Miranda has been on staff as a teacher in our Nursery since 2018. 

 

Miranda is an experienced and trusted child care worker. She has several years of experience working with children at our local YMCA on Marco and has been an assett for us in our Nursery and Pre-K  classrooms. 

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Michelle Koontz

Michelle has been on staff as a teacher in our Nursery since 2023. 

 

Michelle is an educator with a Masters Degree in Education. She has worked as a sub in the classroom for over 20 years and specialized as an ESE teacher full time. Michelle also works with our PreK students when needed.  

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