Karl Messenger

LEAD pastor, elder

Karl was born in New York, grew up in Dallas, Texas, went to Missouri Baptist University in St Louis, and lived in Detroit for 8 years before moving to Tampa in 2015. Karl married his wife, Liz, in 2008. They have three children, Evelia 8, Josephine 6, & Luciana 4, and are also foster parents. Karl has been in Ministry since 2003, and worked as a Youth Pastor and a Campus Pastor before planting The Arbor Church in 2016. In his spare time, Karl enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and playing hockey.

 

 
 
 
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CR Campbell

ELDER

 
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John Leslie

teaching ELDER

 
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Shelley Eckenwiler

ARBOR KIDS LEAD

Shelley grew up near Detroit, Mi. and attended Kuyper College in Grand Rapids, Mi. double-majoring in Youth Ministry, and Bible and Theology, as well as earning a minor in Music and Worship. Shelley has been involved in Children's Ministry since she was 9 years old and has served in many different roles in children's and youth ministries. In her spare time, Shelley enjoys time with friends, playing music and/or watching musicals.