Jerry Waugh
Senior Pastor
Pastor Jerry was born in Huntington, West Virginia, and grew up in the Appalachian Mountains of Eastern Kentucky. He graduated from Cumberland College in Williamsburg, Kentucky, with a degree in Religious Education. He also received a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. The first (and only) church he has served after seminary has been Northcliffe. Pastor Jerry came here as an Associate Pastor in 1986. In 1990, he became Senior Pastor. Pastor Jerry is married to Marcia (over 30 years), and they have four children: Rachel, Josh, Brett, and Jordan. Pastor Jerry’s hobbies include: reading, watching TV Land classics; and cheering on the University of Kentucky Wildcats.
Pastor Jerry’s Life Verse:
“I have brought You glory on earth by completing the work.”
Jeff Dye
Associate Pastor/Minister of Students
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Jeff is a graduate of Levell College at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Jeff married his wife Karen in 2002 and is the proud father of his daughters Aeris, Lauren and his son, Caleb. Jeff’s hobbies include playing golf, hanging with students, and spending time with his family. Oh and he is a Gator fan to the core! Go Gators!
Ben Ellis
Minister of Small Groups

Ben is a graduate of The Baptist College of Florida and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is passionate about helping others become grounded in their faith in Jesus and helping them grow in their walk with Him. Ben married his wife Cassandra in 2004. They have one daughter Alexandria. Ben’s hobbies are reading, studying the arts, hiking, and enjoying time with his wife and daughter.

“But first sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts and always be ready to give a defense for the hope that is with in you, yet with gentleness and reverence.” 1 Peter 3:15
Erin Mello
Director of Children’s Ministries
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Erin is originally from Tallahassee, Florida. Erin met her husband, Jeremy during their time at FSU, and they got married in May of 2015. Erin has worked in children’s ministry since 2011 and has a passion for teaching children about the Gospel. Erin & Jeremy moved to Spring Hill (his home town) & Erin joined the Northcliffe staff in 2016. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family & friends.
Marcy Zeron
Financial Secretary
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Marcy is originally from New York. She and her husband, Armando, moved to Homosassa in May 2010. They have two wonderful children, Aaron and Alessandra. Marcy has been a member of Northcliffe since 2012. In her free time, Marcy enjoys cooking, reading, taking long walks and spending time with family & friends.
Tracey Curtis
Senior Pastor’s Ministry Assistant
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Tracey joined the Northcliffe staff in June of 2013. She was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil where her parents served as missionaries. Tracey is a graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta with a degree in Interior Design. She has served in several churches in both Georgia and Alabama doing graphic design. She currently is responsible for the church publications, and serving as Assistant to the Senior Pastor. Tracey is married to Tim and has a grown son, Zack, who resides in California.  Tracey claims as her life verse I Corinthians 15:58, “Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.”

Suzanne Duncan
Ministry Assistant
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Suzanne is originally from Medford, Massachusetts. She and her husband, Stuart, moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Homosassa in December 2005. They have one daughter, Heather. In her free time, Suzanne enjoys cooking, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends.
Cheryl Uroda
Ministry Assistant
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Cheryl joined the Northcliffe staff in September 2014. She serves as a primary contact for our student ministry.
Tyler Mello
Young Adult & Worship Ministry Assistant
Tyler joined our team in September 2015.
Omar Roberts
Custodial Staff
Omar has been on staff since September 2012.
Daniel Stevens
Custodial Staff
Daniel has been on staff since 2015.
Mark Keene
Facilities Manager
Mark has been on staff since 2014.