Linda Pugsley, Associate Pastor
My earnest hope is that people would understand it is not religion that changes your life. What changes your life is an intimate relationship with God through Jesus Christ.
- Education - Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, University of Delaware; Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling, Rider College, NJ; Doctorate of Biblical Studies, Colorado Theological Seminary, CO
- Family - Single
- Military - Major, over 10 years, US Air Force, Flight Nurse, Vietnam Veteran
- Community - Registered Nurse, 14 years; College Nursing Instructor, 2 years; Parsons Property Maintenance, Tampa, FL, 8 years
- Ministry - Ordained 1989; Pastoral Assistant 1989-1994; Appointed Associate Pastor, Great Hope Christian Fellowship, Tampa, FL, 1994; 13 years teaching at New Hope School, Tampa, FL; Author of the book The Climb; Tampa Airport Chaplain since 2001; Chaplain to Vietnam Veterans of America VVA Chapter 787 since 1999; Chaplain to Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, since 2003; Chaplain to Florida Army National Guard, May 2006-April 2011; Church Secretary