Staff

Staff

Rev. Bill Wisneski  –  Senior Pastor, Head of Staff

Pastor Bill comes from Southeastern Pennsylvania where he has served as a Pastor, College Professor and Chaplain. Bill has served as a a member and Chair of the Committee on Ministry, served as a Commissioner to the General Assembly in 2016, and is an International Federation of Coaching trained Life-Coach. Prior to entering ministry, Bill was involved in Industrial Sales. Bill is married to Rev. Dr. Manisha Shendge, a Chaplain, Professor and Therapist and they have one teenaged daughter, Kiran, who plays piano, sings and acts.

Sheryl Chernault – Director of Family Ministry and Community Outreach

Sheryl has extensive church-based experience in Children and Family Ministry and Christian Education. While employed at AdventHealth, she was responsible for creating and producing CREATION Kids materials for churches, hospitals, schools and homes. Sheryl is passionate about people and loves spending time with her family and with all who God brings her way.  We are blessed that she followed God’s leading to Grace Covenant.

Rhonda Edmiston – Church Secretary

Rhonda is a native Floridian.  She was raised in central Florida and graduated from the University of Central Florida.  Rhonda and her husband, David, have lived in the Conway area for over 30 years. She is a long time member of the Grace Covenant Chancel choir and became Secretary of Grace Covenant in 2011.

(position vacant) – Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry

Dr. Kelly A. Miller – Choir Director

Kelly received her doctor of musical arts degree in Choral Conducting from Michigan State University in 2010. Since 2012 she has been with the University of Central Florida as the coordinator of music education and the director of women’s chorus.  She has served as music minister for Methodist churches in Michigan and with Presbyterian churches in Florida and Nebraska.  She plays the flute and saxophone.

Barbara Browning – Organist

Barbara Browning has a B.S. in Church Music and Music Education from Cincinnati Bible Seminary and an M.A. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in music education, voice and piano.  She has over 30 years of  professional experience in vocal, piano, and organ performance nationally and abroad, teaching private and collegiate levels, composing, organizing and directing vocal ensembles, choirs, and producing musical and theatrical productions.  Barbara has been an instructor at Valencia College since 1998, St. Andrew’s Music Conservatory since 2006, and currently has a private studio of 20 students.

Phyllis Cornell – Financial Director

Phyllis has served Grace Covenant, first as Financial Secretary and then as Financial Director, since 2015. Prior to that she served our sister church Park Lake Presbyterian from 1996 to 2015.  Phyllis is a native of Miami and graduated from St. Andrew’s Presbyterian College in North Carolina.

Robert Bond — Facilities Manager

Robert is a local contractor who works as Grace Covenant’s part-time Facilities Director after retiring from government service.

Wayne Champion — Facilities

Wayne is a long-time resident of Central Florida and member of Grace Covenant. He has served the church for many years maintaining and repairing the church facilities.

Edie Fike — Custodian

Edie assists in cleaning and caring for our church facilities and also serves as on-site ambassador to community groups who use the church facilities in the evenings.