Rev. Chris Krol
Associate Pastor of Visitation

Chris grew up in Dallas Texas. He went to Mountainview College in Dallas where he majored in music theory and keyboard/piano composition and minored in audio engineering. He is married to Stephanie Krol and they have one daughter, Karley. Chris was an accomplished musician but always felt God tugging at him. He accepted Christ in 2004.


After almost 30 years as a sales rep at a tool company, he decided finally, to accept the call to ministry. In 2013 he announced candidacy in the UMC and was licensed in the summer of 2022. He has been serving our church for several years volunteering helping build the Visitation Ministry and Communion Teams. His hobbies are listening to various types of music, reading, writing and loves to explore woods, fields, trails with his Catahoula Leopard Dog named Quanah. 

Director of Youth Ministries

We are currently looking for the best candidate for this position. Until them, we have some of the best parents stepping in to help with this ministry. If you have any questions, please contact us at the email to the left.

Cathy Wyant
Director of Children’s Ministries

Cathy grew up in Aledo, TX and moved to Fort Walton Beach, Florida during her senior year of high school. She is married to Sean Wyant and have three children – Elliott, Bailey and Caitlyn. She has served as the Director of Children’s Ministry since 2008. Her passion for ministry is to introduce all children to Jesus while showing them how He made them in His image for a special purpose. Her hobbies are her family, spending time at the beach and camping. Fun fact: She loves to camp in a tent for LONG periods of time.


Ann-Marie Rider
Admin Asst./Church Office

Ann-Marie was born in Philadelphia, PA, and was raised in Cinnaminson, NJ. She and her family moved to Fort Walton Beach in 2013. She is a mother to three sons, Alex, Eric and Evan, and two English Cream golden retrievers, Jack and Jill. Her favorite bible verse is Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” She enjoys the beach, day trips, taking an art class every so often, and spending time with her sons. Fun Fact: She is related to Daniel Boone and is eligible for the D.A.R., Daughters of the American Revolution.

Pam Dreyer
Finance Administrator


Alex Rider
(850) 243-9292