Matt Price Pastor
att and his wife Jenny have been a part of Covenant Fellowship since June of 1996, when the church called Matt to serve as Youth Pastor. He and Jenny worked together with the youth until July of 1998 when he was calledas Pastor. Matt grew up on the other side of the state, in Bradenton, while Jenny grew up in Orlando. Matt and Jenny were both blessed to grow up in Christian homes, and both came to know Christ early in life, Matt at five and Jenny at seven. The two met and married while in college at Florida State University, where Matt got his Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies, and where Jenny received hers in English Education. After graduating from FSU, they spent three years in Fort Worth, Texas, whcere Matt got his MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Jenny taught High School English. Since moving to Stuart, Matt and Jenny have been blessed with five children. Wil, Kylie and Davis were born 97, 98, and 99. Gloria and Dalton, born in 2004, are their newest additions. The twins joined the family as foster children in April 2008, and were legally adopted into the Price family in September 2010. When she's not taking care of the family or spending time with people from church, Jenny splits her time between life coaching, writing, and teaching pilates at the Jupiter Island Club. When Matt’s not working at church, he likes to surf, work on projects around the house, and just hang out with his family.
Jay Holland Associate Pastor
ay and Emily Holland have been at Covenant since January of 2008, and joined the staff in 2009. Both grew up in families that loved Jesus and made decisions to follow Christ early in life. Jay graduated from Liberty University in 1999 where he received a B.S. in Religion-Biblical Studies. Upon graduation he served as a youth/associate pastor in his hometown of Barboursville, West Virginia, for seven years. Married in 1999, Jay's first wife, Christy, went to be with Jesus after a long illness during their time in Barboursville. In His sovereign grace, God blessed Jay with Emily (a Stuart/Hobe Sound native and also a Liberty grad) after they were "prayed together" by Emily's sister and one of Jay's friends, a couple who also worship at Covenant. In January 2007, Jay and Emily were married, and served in Nashville, TN, until the Lord brought them to Stuart, FL. Jay worked for his father-in-law in the wholesale produce industry for a year before joining the staff of Covenant. Jay and Emily have a daughter, Brooklyn, and two sons, Elijah and Micah. When not working, Jay is likely running, biking, swimming, on a daddy or mommy date, or getting bit in the face while wrestling his sons.
Robin Stillfried Secretary
obin and Bob have been members of Covenant since April of 1983, and Robin has worked in the church office since August of 2001. Robin pretty much keeps the office running and does a whole lot of "behind the scenes" stuff. Prior to coming to work at Covenant, Robin spent 12 years as a stay-at-home mom, raising and homeschooling their son, Michael. Before that, Robin worked at Grumman Aerospace wiring F-14 fighter jets. Robin and her husband Bob live in Port St. Lucie, where their favorite activities center around their six grandchildren.
elody VanArsdale is our Ministry Assistant, and the only reason that a lot of stuff gets done right at Covenant. She loves her work at the church and supports the staff in any way she can, including keeping financial records, working on publications, and event promotion. You can also spot Melody at the piano on most Sundays during worship. One of Melody's great passions in life is southern gospel music, and she'll travel near and far to find a Gaither concert. If she's not on the road headed to a concert, she is putting in insane hours at the church. Melody and her son, Lance, have been members of Covenant for 15 years. Her daughter Jennifer and son in law Bryan now reside in Ashville, NC. Melody loves serving the Lord at Covenant, and is a valued member of our ministry team.