Orlando North

PASTORS & STAFF

Pastors

Rob Duford

Lead Pastor

Rob Duford is the founding pastor of Orlando North Church. He has served in various roles in the church world – youth pastor, young adult pastor, internship director, and now, lead pastor. Rob was born and raised in Midland, Michigan and unfortunately developed a die-hard passion for University of Michigan football. He did his undergraduate studies at Lee University and later completed his MBA from Regent University and his Masters of Biblical Studies from Reformed Theological Seminary.

In 1994 Rob did the most courageous thing of his life when, at Lee University, he asked a girl way out of his league on a date, and shockingly she said yes. Rob and Melanie have been married for twenty-five years and spend much of their free time succumbing to the schedules of their two teenage kids.

The passion of Rob’s life and ministry is to spread the message of the hope found in the Gospel of Jesus Christ particularly by living a life centered on bringing fame and glory to Him.

Daron George

Associate Pastor

Daron is the Associate Pastor at Orlando North. He grew up in Cleveland, TN, where he graduated from Lee University. Daron received his Master of Divinity degree from Portland Seminary where he is currently a Doctoral candidate.

As the associate pastor, Daron focuses on leading Orlando North’s pastoral care, connect groups, guest services, staff support, and supporting the lead pastor in helping the church’s vision move forward. Daron and his wife Bethany have a house complete with four children – Amiyah, Jordan, Zaylah, and Leonah. Daron is passionate about people experiencing the love of God in their lives.

Elgin Combs

Worship & Young Adults Pastor

Elgin Combs is the Worship & Young Adults’ Pastor at Orlando North Church. He was born and raised in the Midwest, a native of Central Illinois (but a stranger to Chicago!). Elgin went to school at Greenville University for Music Business, and during that time, God called him and his wife, Christina into full-time ministry. They’ve been partners in ministry since 2003, having served in two other churches, as well as served as missionaries to the country of Moldova from 2018-2019.

They have three children – Lilian, Isaiah, and Judah. Elgin loves playing board games, drinking coffee, and may be the biggest fan of The Office that you’ll ever meet. Elgin loves music and is passionate about helping people to worship the Lord – not just with music, but as a lifestyle that is synonymous with being a Christian.

Mia Tearpak

student ministries pastor

Mia is originally from Colorado, and has also lived in Costa Rica and Peru. She is passionate about Jesus and people, and has a wealth of experience working with children who have behavioral needs and come from traumatic backgrounds. Mia has served in a ministry capacity for years and has a huge heart for connecting people to God and to others. Her deepest desire is that everyone, no matter who they are, knows that they are loved by Jesus as soon as they walk through the doors of the church. This passion drives how she leads both the children’s and students’ ministries at Orlando North Church.

STAFF & MINISTRY ASSISTANTS

Melanie Duford

Executive Assistant

Melanie is the wife of our lead pastor, Rob, and the two of them have been married for 25 years. She is also the mom of 2 amazing teenagers. She has worked in the administrative side of missions for over 17 years and now works part-time at Orlando North.

Randi Werk

Office Assistant

Randi is the glue that holds a lot of our ministries together. She keeps herself very busy at Orlando North with the finances and various other administrative tasks.

Outside of the church staff life she helps people buy and sell homes. Randi is a wife to Kris and mom to 1 teenager and 2 high maintenance canines. She enjoys long strolls around Target while sipping a White Chocolate Mocha.

ELDERS

Rob Duford
Roger Gannam
Gary Hall
Dave Weir

Orlando North Church

Sunday Services

In person at 10:00 AM and streaming live at 10:00 AM at YouTube.com/OrlandoNorth

Address

1021 Douglas Avenue
Altamonte Springs FL 32714

Phone

407-644-0003

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