Meet the Pastor
Fayez grew up in Tallahassee and his family was a part of North Florida for most of his life. He became a follower of Christ at the end of his 9th grade year. He felt called to the ministry his senior year in high school. He started as the senior pastor in March of 2018. Fayez went to college at Clearwater Christian College and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Virginia Beach Theological Seminary. He also earned a Doctor of Ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
His journey in ministry includes serving at many Christian summer camps and helping at some church plants. After seminary. Fayez spent a year working with a missionary and church planter in Australia. When he returned to the States, he began to work at First Baptist Church of Merritt island. He served there for almost 13 years in a variety of roles, including Youth Pastor, Children and Family Pastor, and Pastor of Outreach.
Fayez married Kim in 2009 and they have 4 children: Adeeb, Zaid, Evangel, and Zander.