Pastors

About Rich Van Voorst

Originally from Holland, MI, Rich serves as the Worship Arts Pastor at Tampa Covenant Church. In addition to his responsibilities on Sunday mornings, he serves as an activator for the arts and works to foster a “creating culture,” along with the many artists and musicians at TCC. He is currently a Doctoral Candidate at the Robert Webber Institute for Worship Studies in Jacksonville, FL, and holds a M.M in Jazz Composition and Saxophone Performance from the University of South Florida, and a B.M. in Jazz Studies and Saxophone Performance from Hope College. Rich enjoys gourmet cooking, is an avid gamer, and works as a professional musician in the west Florida region. He and his wife Bonnie have been married since 2006 and have three children.

Mark Farrell

Administrator & Youth Pastor
About Mark Farrell

Born in London, England to West Indian missionaries, Mark has been a part of TCC since he was a teenager.  Mark graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Religion and has served in youth ministry with his wife Aida since 1994.  Further, Mark is a retired Senior Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force where he served 22 honorable years in various positions; beginning as a Logistician then retraining into Human Resources and ultimately serving as a Squadron First Sergeant.  He deployed to Afghanistan (twice), Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Panama, and Egypt.  Additionally, he and his family enjoyed the privilege of living in Hawaii, Guam, North Carolina, Georgia and Tampa thanks to the Air Force.  His Hobbies include being a cheerleader for his family, training for road races and listening to sermons from his favorite preachers.  Mark and Aida have been married since 1990 and have three beautiful children.

About Eric Meyer

Celebrating his thirtieth year of ministry in Tampa, Eric Meyer serves as senior pastor of Tampa Covenant Church. He currently sits on the board of Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, and is also on the board of the Florida 1.27, a Christian organization focused on local foster care and adoption. His “hero” is Charles Spurgeon, a minister who combined Reformed Theology with a love for people and a passion to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ. Eric and Arden have been married since 1983 and have three children, and three super-fun grandchildren.

About Lou Kaloger

Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, Lou Kaloger has served as a teaching elder at Tampa Covenant Church since 1987 and as a pastor since 2000. Lou holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Bowling Green State University and a Master of Arts in Biblical Studies from Reformed Theological Seminary. In addition to his responsibilities at TCC, Lou teaches a course on the history and theology of religious imagery at Trinity College of Florida. Lou and Angela have been married since 1978. They have three wonderful daughters, two great son-in-laws, and three stinkin’ cute granddaughters.

Elders

Back: Lou Kaloger, Eric Meyer, Mark Farrell, Bill Reynolds, Tom Crane
Front: Gabe Bush, Dick Mayer, Frank Taylor, John Jaczef

Deacons

Edgar Melendez, Don Zentmeyer, Neil Pennycooke, Ray Cameron, Curt Campbell, Trey Brock