Rev. Day came to Brandon Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) November 1, 2005. She previously served as Senior Minister of Fort Myers Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
A lifelong Disciple, Rev. Day grew up in the Illinois-Wisconsin region, a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Dixon, Illinois.
Rev. Day graduated from the University of Illinois in 1979 with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Her minor was Human Development. She taught for 15 years in the Brevard County Florida schools and during that time completed her Master of Education degree in Education Leadership (Administration and Supervision) at the University of Central Florida.
In 2002 Rev. Day graduated from the Lexington Theological Seminary with her Masters of Divinity. She was ordained on Pentecost Sunday, May 19, 2002, in Davis Memorial Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) where her grandfather was Minister Emeritus.
She is married to David Case and they have two grown children and two grandchildren.
Rick has been Brandon Christian Church's music director since March of 2013, where he conducts the choir, leads the praise band, and composes music for special occasions.
Rick has been active in music ministry throughout the Tampa Bay area with various churches since moving to the area from Oklahoma City in 1999.
Rick holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and has worked professionally in the music industry since the mid 1980's. He continues to freelance through his business, Barclasion Music, where he supplies music for TV, film, and other various clients.
Jamie joined the staff at Brandon Christian Chruch (Disciples of Christ) in December of 2019. Born in PA and raised mostly in NH, he and his family moved to Florida in May 2019.
A lifelong member of the United Church of Christ, he has been an active participant in church outreach and programs most of his life. Jamie has a heart for social justice, with a keen interest in helping those less fortunate and supporting human rights.
It was through a shared passion for helping others that Jamie met his husband, Chris, in 2013 when they were both volunteering at a weekly outreach program. They were married in September of 2018 and currently live in Bloomingdale with their 2 cats, Zoe and Merle, and their dog Brady.
Jamie believes we are all called to live life as Christ taught - to love God with all of our hearts and souls and minds, and to love our neighbors as ourselves. He is thrilled to be part of such a wonderful and dynamic church!