Our Pastor

Our Pastor


Our Pastor

Our Pastor


Rev. Dr. Timothy D. Roberts

Pastor Tim is a Florida native! He was born and raised in north Florida where he grew up with his two sisters and parents. He attended Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL, earning his B.A. in philosophy & religion. He began ministry working with Young Life as a volunteer, then as a Young Life Church Partner in Tampa.

Tim earned his Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Columbia Theological Seminary. He has served churches in Virginia and Florida and has led mission teams in Jamaica, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua. 

Pastor Tim and Lisa Roberts

Pastor Tim and Lisa Roberts

Tim is blessed with marriage to his Junior High School sweetheart, Lisa. Together they are the parents of Stephanie, Xavier, Zoe, and Luke and grandparents to Jessy, Jack and June.

During his free time, Tim likes to travel with his family, read, surf, fish, kayak, hike, play guitar, and listen to live music. He especially enjoys good Central American coffee and getting to know people.  He would love to hear from you! 


Our Staff


Our Staff

Mark Nygard, EPIC Worship Leader and Youth Pastor


Mark Nygard was born in NC while his father was finishing seminary but moved to South Florida at a very young age and has lived in FL ever since. Mark graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Church Music.

Mark and his wife Dorian are the proud parents of Allie, Abbie, Zachary, Cole and Zoe. In his free time he loves to spend time with his family, go fishing, paddle boarding, go to the beach, play music, or just sit around a campfire with good friends.

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Craig Wilson, Children's Pastor

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Originally from Chicago, Craig’s family moved to Margate, Florida when he was twelve. He grew up in a Christian home and dedicated his life to God when he was 13. 

As a teenager Craig was very involved in his church’s children's ministry. After graduating from Gold Coast Christian School in Ft. Lauderdale, he received a BA from Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina in Church Administration with a double proficiency in Youth Work and Music. He has 25 years of ministry experience, including 18 years as a youth, children and worship pastor, and 7 years as a senior pastor. 

Craig and his wife Monica have been married for three years and have five grown children. Monica has degrees and vast experience in children’s education and nursing and is an integral part of Craig’s ministry. Craig and Monica both enjoy playing the piano, exercising, country line dancing, playing golf, kayaking, canoeing, water and snow skiing, and anything outdoors, as well as participating in and watching sports. 

Craig's life verse is II Corinthians 12:9-10.


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Robert Navarro, Choir Director

Robert is an accomplished New York City performer and conductor with more than 25 years of experience as a professional pianist, teacher, arranger and producer.

Robert holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) from The City College of New York and a Master of Arts (MA) from New York University. He has also studied at Mannes College, The New School for Music (Extension Division for Jazz Studies), and Manhattan School of Music (Classical Studies). On September 2004 he produced a Grammy winning album for Conjunto Clasico in NYC.

On December 2007 he received a Grammy as an arranger with Bobby Cruz Romanticos de Ayer, Hoy y Siempre Song “Envidia”. In April 2011 he received an award from the Treasure Coast International Film Festival for the musical arrangement of the song City Within a Dream for Best Original Song in a Motion Picture. In 2014 he composed an original symphonic composition based on the life story of historical baseball player Roberto Clemente “Retire 21” performed at Lehman College in NYC June 2014. Robert is fully dedicated to God's ministry.

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Jeanne Koeper, Executive Assistant

Jeanne comes to us via New York having moved to Florida full time, three years ago.  While living in New York she was employed by West Islip Public Schools for more than thirty-two years.  For the last nineteen of those years, she served as the Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent of Schools and the Board of Education before retiring in 2012.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading, sewing, cooking and spending time with her family.

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Jan MacDonald, Director of Connections & Groups

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Krista Cromwell, Owner/Director

For the Love of Learning Co-op School

The entire family enjoys caring for their many animals on a small farm. Krista is a seasoned home school parent, and she holds a bachelor's degree in Public Administration. Krista continues to home school her daughter even as she manages and directs the For the Love of Learning Co-op and Waldorf Inspired School. Krista loves educating children and sharing her love for learning. Krista was born and raised in Stuart/Palm City. She is married to Andrew, and they have three children, Austin, Brandon, and Lexi.

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Click here for more information about For the Love of Learning.


Drew Scruggs, Hospitality Coordinator


Debra Drew Scruggs is a rare native local Floridian. Coming from a family of 9 children, she is accustomed to lots of people and large gatherings. Born and raised in Jupiter, FL she has spent her life living on the Treasure Coast and Palm Beaches. Growing up as a child she helped her father grow and run the Jupiter Ice Company, as well as her oldest brothers’ Air and Refrigeration business. She now runs her own Housekeeping business on top of being a full-time mother to her two children Michael (12) and Olivia (4). She is loved dearly by those close to her and always lives her life putting others before herself. She is very excited to be a part of the church and serve God in any way she can.


John Tierney, Facilities Manager

John was born in Albany, NY and moved to St. Petersburg, FL in 1984 where he
worked as a General Manager for a landscape company. He moved to the east coast of Florida in 2004 to assist his father-in-law after his wife passed.  He previously worked at Harbor Ridge Yacht and Country Club.

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Lisa Roberts, Webmaster & Technology Coordinator

Lisa created and maintains stuartcongregationalchurch.org and sccsummercamps.org. She also manages hardware and software technology needs for SCC Staff and volunteers.

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