Pastors-  Rev. Brian and Rev. Judy Bagley-Bonner

“My favorite thing about ministry is being able to celebrate how amazing and unique God makes every single individual!”

After a first career in video and educational media, Brian has been serving as a pastor or hospice chaplain for over 20 years. Brian was born in Sarasota, Florida, grew up in Bryan, Ohio (on Bryan Street) and went to college at Kent State University in Ohio (where he met his wife). He graduated from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities in New Brighton, Minnesota. He has served churches in Minnesota, Ohio and now, Florida. His wife, Judith, is also an ordained UCC minister and co-pastors with Brian here at Faith UCC. They have one son, Jackson, who is in California, a tiny dog, Jane – a Chi-weenie, and a big cat who owns the whole world named Gus. Brian’s parents have lived in Ellenton for over 20 years.



Church Secretary – Faith Quici

“Today is precious and our lives on earth are temporary, so remember the importance of the people in your life”

Faith was born and raised in Bradenton Florida and grew up just two miles from Faith United Church of Christ. She is the eldest of four sisters and very close to her family and grandparents. Faith loves animals and operates her own pet sitting service. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a BA degree in Mass Communication, Advertising and has used her degree to establish a freelance graphic design business in 2006. She has several years of church secretary experience. Faith loves being creative, volunteering and helping others succeed.


Music Leader- Carly Rafferty 

We are happy to have Carly, a talented musican, join the team to lead us in worship each week.