Staff

Leadership Team:

Our leadership team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip the believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.

 
 

Pastor Steve Schoof

Senior Pastor
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Steve trained at Covenant College and received both a masters and doctoral degree of ministry from Westminster Theological Seminary. Steve and Beth spent 26 years serving in Perth, Australia. While in Perth, he planted and was senior pastor of the Westminster Presbyterian Church. Those who know Steve’s work describe him as a Churchman and Statesman held in high esteem by pastors and elders, and is humble with a gracious spirit. “He listens and loves well.” Steve is a teacher and trainer for EE (Evangelism Explosion) and XEE. He was a ministry leader not only in Australia, but in Indonesia and Malaysia as well. Beth is described as “uncompromising in her spiritual convictions, universally loved and sought out as a Bible study leader and encourager.” Beth and Steve enjoy reading and having a time to enjoy devotions together. In addition, they search for wild orchids together and both love chocolate.

 

John Stein

Director of Music
Music has always been an important part of John’s life. He taught music in the public schools for 31 years with Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Music Education. Originally from Ohio, his last nine years of teaching were at Lely High School in Collier County.
John began attending Marco Presbyterian Church in July of 2004 and began to participate in various musical activities in 2005. He sees music as a magnificent tool to continue to build the foundation for people to follow Jesus Christ, strengthening believer’s faith and to bring others to accept Christ as Savior.
John and his wife Sandy were married in 1983. Sandy is an elementary music teacher in Collier County, sings with the praise team and directs the choir here at Marco Presbyterian Church. They enjoy playing tennis, walking, and all types of music. The Steins and have one son, Richard, a student at the University of Central Florida.
 

Paul Flores

Director of Mercy

Mercy is one facet of the gospel of God’s love to us in Jesus. Our new Director of Mercy, Paul Flores, will help equip individuals, families, small groups, church leadership and the church as a whole, to see needs, identify needs and communicate needs so that through our combined efforts, mercy is shown locally and internationally so that people come to know Jesus.
 
Paul has a background first as a husband and father, married to his high school sweetheart, Linda, they have two sons, Matthew and Bryan. Paul has been a member of Marco Presbyterian Church since moving to Marco in 1994. The first half of his life had a business focus as owner of several businesses engaged in the service of boats.in 2005 Paul returned to school to earn a degree in Christian Ministry and the next step was to obtain a certification as a Biblical Counselor.
Serving MPC and the body of Christ has been an important focus, being evidenced by working with the children and youth and serving first as a deacon and then as a ruling elder.
 

Dena Hatt

Children’s Ministry Director

Dena has been in the children’s ministry for more than 20 years; she has received training from the Children’s Ministries Institute in Warrenton, Missouri. For 10 years, she served in Collier County as the Director for Child Evangelism Fellowship where God blessed her to open Bible clubs called Good News Club in local elementary schools in Naples, Marco Island, Immokalee and Everglades City.
 
She and her husband Jon have been happily married for over 30 years and have two grown sons Glenn and Jonathan, their youngest son Jonathan is attending Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
 
Dena has a love and a God given passion to ministry to children; she is the happiest when she is able to teach and disciple children to become fully devoted followers of Christ. Since 2014 she created an elementary aged mid-week program called G1kids (God 1st kids), has had three successful vacation Bible Schools, and continues to lead the after school Bible club in our local elementary school, Tommie Barfield. She has also worked in developing family events and youth events.
 
Her favorite Bible verse is Psalms 127:3 “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,” and her life verse is Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding in all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”
 
 

Judy Roberts

Office Manager/Treasurer

Judy Roberts has been part of the Financial Management Committee since 2004. She currently serves as Treasurer and oversees all aspects of the Finance Office. Prior to moving to Marco Island in 2001, she had 17 years of non-profit accounting experience at a Christian school and as treasurer of First Evangelical Free Church in Rockford, IL. She also serves on the Board of Directors of Kids Around the World. She and her husband, Loren, have two daughters and now seven grandchildren.
 
 

Mike Seigfried

Facilities Coordinator