Our Pastors

Rev. Dr. Philip McVay

Lead Pastor

Philip, "with 1 L" is now serving his second appointment to Shalimar. Philip's first service to Shalimar was as a young pastor, early in his pastoral career. He met his wife, Karen, in the church and got married in the same sanctuary he now preaches in almost every Sunday. Philip and Karen are blessed to have three grown daughters and many beautiful grandchildren. In his free time, Philip likes to run, spend time outdoors, and play his guitar.

Rev. Dr. Brad Bradford

Worship Pastor
Brad is a Texan who has served in Texas, Alabama, and Florida. Brad enjoys cycling, spending time with Rhonda, his 2 daughters and their five grandkids!

Rev. David Garvin

Youth Pastor
David grew up in Panama City. He loves the beach life, spending time with students, and playing keys in worship.

Rev. Matt Langford

Associate Pastor
Matt and his fiancé Anne Claire are from Greenville, AL. He enjoys spending time playing music, tennis, and golf and has come to love living on the coast already!

Rev. Faith Parry

Communication Pastor
Faith graduated from Niceville High School. She's married to AJ and has one child, Abigail. The three of them spend their free time riding motorcycles.

Our Staff

Pat Brantley

Finance Office
Pat is from NC and an avid Tar Heel fan. She and Jim have been church members since 1969. Pat enjoys scrapbooking, hosting a scrapbooking weekend each month here at the church. 

Julie Covert

Admin Office
Julie and her husband Cody are Texas natives. They both are in love with being grandparents to their granddaughter, Ayla. Julie enjoys making crafts, spending time with her family, the water, and time with her dog.

Jennifer Guidoni

Children's Ministry
Jennifer and husband Joseph have 5 grown children. Lorenzo their youngest helps in Children's Ministry. Jennifer loves long-distance walking, camping, and nature hikes.

Denise Heath

Denise and Gator have 2 adult children, 1 daughter-in-law, 2 grandchildren, and 2 4-legged boys. After Gator's time in the Air Force, they now call Ft. Walton Beach home.

Karen Jadin


Tony Mallini

Tony is a graduate of Georgia State and served in the U.S. Army. He and his wife Carol have two children. Tony has served multiple positions here, starting in 2011. 

Kim Margold

Adult Ministries
Originally from St. Louis, Kim was happy to move to a slower and warmer southern town.  She enjoys the outdoors, photography and traveling with friends. 

Scott Newbold

Scott graduated from Florida State University school of business.  He lives in Shalimar with his wife, Janet, and three children - Kirk, Joanna and Kevin.

Dawn Rozofsky

Camp Ministry
Dawn and Willie live in Shalimar and have 3 children–Sierra, Hannah, Gage, and 2 dogs. She loves to craft, bike paddle board, and camp.

Ben Savage


Donna Whitney

Admin Office
Donna Whitney has been administrative assistant in the office since October of 2018. She retired from the US Air Force in 2015 after 14 years of service.