Administrative Leadership


   Ale Hernandez is a new addition to the Church of God State Executive Office Team. She serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Youth and Discipleship Department. She has a background in Health Services and is currently pursuing her Bachelor's degree and continue on with her Master's. Ale and her husband, Jose, currently oversee the Children's Ministry at the Church of God. They've been serving the Lord since 2004 and are the proud parents of Angelee, Alessandra, Adamaris and Efrain.  She loves to organize everything in her path, teaching children and worhsiping God.  She is excited and feels privileged to work as a part of the staff and considers it an honor to serve the ministers, spouses and churches among the Church of God in Florida.          


ChrIMG 7938is Sparling is a new edition to the Church of God State Executive Office and serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Administrative Bishop.  She has a background in administration and office management.  She and her husband, Wade, attend the Church of God.  They are proud parents to three children: Faith, Hannah and Garrett.  Chris counts it an honor and a blessing to serve at the State Office.  Her passion outside of work is teaching and discipleship within the local church.  

 CyntCindy Mainellishia Mainellis serves as an Administrative Assistant and works primarily in the areas of Women’s Discipleship and Administrative Assistant in Business and Records.  Cynthia began her career  with the Church of God seventeen years ago.   Throughout her years at the State Office she has seen her role increase in various responsibilities including the design and layout of all of the Women’s Discipleship and Covenant Connection Publications.  She is a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Her favorite past time is being with her family which takes priority in her life.  She considers it a privilege and blessing to work with great leaders and serve the ministers and spouses among the Church of God in Florida. 



Karen Karen Thurmond began with the Church of God State Executive Office in September, 2014.  She began her career at the State Office as the Receptionist. Recently Karen accepted a new role  to serve as Credentialing Secretary and Administrative Assistant to Cross Cultural Ministries.  She considers it an honor and a blessing to be able to work for such a great organization.  Karen has been married to her husband, Jones, since 1986.  They have two grown sons, Jordan and Kyle; two wonderful daughters-in-law, Liza and Katie; and a beautiful granddaughter, Lucy.  She enjoys sewing and spending time with her family. 




  Toni StoneToni Stone started with the Church of God state office on January 13, 2014.  She serves as the State Treasurer.  Toni's responsibilities include statistics, accounts payable, bookkeeping and much more.  Toni is also the administrator for the Ministers Death Benefits Program.  Toni has been married to her husband Warren since 1984 and they have two daughters.  Toni has been a member of Citylife Church in Tampa since 1985 and has served in children's ministry since 1989.  Toni enjoys spending time with family and friends and relaxing at home with her husband and best friend, Warren.  








 Pat JohnsonPat Johnson  has served the Church of God since 1978.  Throughout her tenure her duties have covered a vast range of responsibilities.  She began working in the Evangelism Department as the Administrative Assistant to the Director handling all reporting, various publications and financial management.  She has experienced working in other departments such as M.I.P., Laymen’s Ministries, Cross Cultural Ministries and World Missions.  Presently Pat serves part time with the Revolving Loan Fund and administers  loans and underwriting under the direction of the Administrative Bishop.  She considers it a great privilege to have worked in so many different ministries within the office and is especially delighted to be a part of such a great organization as the Church of God. 



































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