Our Vision is to form biblically functioning communities that reach lost people, connect in Christ-centered relationships, teach truth, serve others, and worship God. 


Summit Church opened its doors for the first time in the fall of 2002 at the Aloma Cinema Grill. About 300 people showed up for the very first service, and by the end of the year there were about 90 regular attendees. Fortunately, by God’s grace, the Summit family has been growing in breadth and depth ever since. Each week, worshippers show up at one of our campuses to learn, serve, and praise God together.

Whether you find yourself unsure about who Jesus is and why that matters, ready to jump right into worship and community alongside us, or somewhere in between—you are welcome here. 



Newcomer's Review

If you're new to Summit or you've been around for a while and have some questions, we host a Newcomer's Review the third Sunday of every month at each campus. We would love for you to join us after services for a 15-minute overview of all things Summit—our vision, our ministries, and the ways you can be part of what God is up to here.


Strategy Team

John Parker

Lead Pastor

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Andy Simonds

Worship Pastor

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Garry Abbott

Waterford Campus Pastor

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Jeff Kern

Organizational Development Pastor

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Campus Ministers

Zach Van Dyke

Herndon Campus Pastor

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Garry Abbott

Waterford Campus Pastor

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O.J. Aldrich

Lake Mary Campus Minister

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Teaching Team

Jim Keller

Teaching Minister

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Zach Van Dyke

Teaching Pastor

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Kailey Newkirk

reGROUP Director

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