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 a grandson. 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 wife 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!

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.
Children's Ministry

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

 If you ask Karen, she'll say she has the best job at the church. She loves teaching at the Preschool, loves to bake, and loves Star Wars.

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. 

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

Ben is originally from Ft. Walton Beach. He has 4 kids, loves music, and is a huge FSU fan.