Daryl Permenter – Pastor
Pastor Daryl has served the Lord and the church for over 30 years, beginning ministry as an Assistant Pastor at the Aloma Baptist Church in Winter Park, Florida. A native of Memphis and a graduate of Criswell College, (B.A., Biblical Studies) he was called to FBC Geneva as Pastor in 1991.
Pastor Daryl’s preaching is marked by an unwavering commitment to the faithful exposition of the Scriptures. Daryl has been married to Linda for over 40 years and they have 2 sons, 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Dana Denson – Worship & Praise Team Leader
Dana, his wife of over 25 years, Edie, and his four children are all natives of Mississippi. They have lived in the Sunshine State since 1995. He has served in the music ministry of several churches in Mississippi and Florida since 1982. During the week, Dana is an aquatic biologist at the Reedy Creek Improvement District in Orlando. At FBC Geneva, Dana’s area of ministry is preparing and leading the worship for all the services of the church.
Shay Handy – Youth Leader
Shay was born in Michigan and raised in the Air Force living in multiple locations including California, Nebraska, Okinawa, Japan and Ohio. He started working with youth ministry in 1994 at Trinity Baptist Church in Apopka. He later became the Youth Leader at Wekiwa Springs Baptist Church in Apopka. Currently Shay serves as the Youth Leader at FBC Geneva, overseeing all winter and summer mission camps, and the weekly youth meetings.
Carol Lightner – Secretary
Carol came to Christ as a teenager through the ministry of FBC Geneva. She has worked in administrative roles since entering the workforce in 1995. Carol joined the staff in 2008, and works hard to keep things running smoothly in the church office. In her free time, Carol enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeremy, and their daughter, Emily.
Lisa Albert – Treasurer
Lisa has been a member of the First Baptist Church of Geneva for many years, and a believer in the Lord Jesus Christ since she was 24. She is a retired homeschooling mother of two (both are now in college).
Besides keeping the books for the church, Lisa serves as an A/V tech for Sunday services and an administrative assistant in the office.