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Everything we do at Christ Fellowship is centered around helping you follow Jesus. As we look forward to 2021, we want to celebrate all that God has done through you in 2020 despite all the challenges we faced during the pandemic:


  • 42 Food Distributions | 13,930 families

  • 13 Blood Drives | 51 Donors | 153 Lives Saved

  • 40 Locations | 1,122 Essential Workers 

  • 49 Locations | 2,478 Frontline Workers 

  • 450 Students received school supplies in Title 1 schools & foster care.

  • 180 School employees in 6 schools received breakfast and prayer

  • 450 in the homeless community received food,  blankets and clothing.

  • TOTAL SERVED: 18,763

Local Ministry budget - Operational support for 7 campuses

  • Next Generation Ministries - $1,572,018 (14%)

  • Adult Discipleship - $2,775,661 (25%)

  • Weekend Worship Experience - $2,003,842 (18%)

  • Central Operations & Facilities - $3,548,479 (32%)

Total: $9,900,000

Community Impact - Extending compassion locally and globally

Total: $1,100,000 (10%)


Total 2021 Budget: $11,000,000

For additional information on the budget, you can email your questions to


Christ Fellowship is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA), an accrediting organization that is dedicated to helping Christian ministries and churches uphold high standards of responsible stewardship. 


Howard Greene

Howard Greene

Howard Greene has been following Christ since 1988. He first joined Christ Fellowship in 1992 and has served in a number of ministries over the years, including the Pastor Search Committee following the retirement of Tommy Watson, with Rick Blackwood becoming the new Lead Pastor.  He currently serves on the Security Team and Chairperson of the Board of Trustees. Professionally, Howard is a Special Agent with the US Department of Justice (ATF). He has been married to his wife Natalia for 24 years and has two children, Kayla (19) and Kyle (18).

Auri Hatheway



Auri Hatheway is the National Director with Mary Kay, US. with experience in leading an army of volunteers. She has shown thousands of women how to successfully launch and grow a business while keeping their priorities of God first, family second and career third. Auri served in the worship ministry and currently leads two CF small groups. Auri was born and raised in Miami, FL and is married to Shane Hatheway. They reside in Miami, FL with their two children, Haley (12) and Gavin (7). 

Joe Pruna



Joe is a SVP with Synovus Bank and has been a part of Christ Fellowship for 20 years.  He has served in various roles from Guest Services at the West Kendall campus, the Stewardship Team, and currently serves on  the Personnel Team.  Joe and his wife Lesli have been married for 20 years and have three daughters, Hannah (18), Hailey (17) and Harper (14). 

Mark Pepin



Dr. Mark Pepin has a medical practice specializing in chiropractic medicine in the Palmetto Bay area, and has over 26 years of experience in the field of medicine. He graduated from Life Chiropractic College with his medical degree in 1992. Mark joined Christ Fellowship 21 years ago and has served on the Facilities Support team and on the Stewardship Team. He is married to Melissa and his children are Ally (22) and Ben (20). 




Rick is acting COO and VP of South Motors Automotive Group. He has been following Christ for 9 years and attending Christ Fellowship for 7 years. He has served in many capacities, including being the leader for a small group for the last 4 years. He has been married for 31 years with two adult children both living at home.

Alex Ledon



Alex Ledon dedicated his life to Christ in the summer of 1979. He and his wife Ana have been married for 23 years and have two adult children, Andres and Carolina. He has called Christ Fellowship home since 2010, where he has led a couples small group with Ana for the past 8 years. Together they also serve in the Guest Services team. Professionally, Ledon has worked in the banking industry for nearly 30 years. 

Mike Parra


Parra Sr.

As Chief Executive Officer of the Americas Region for DHL Express, Mike maintains overall responsibility for the region, which includes approximately 27,000 employees in 56 countries and territories. Outside of his corporate responsibilities, Mike and his wife Barbie serve in Guest Services at the Palmetto Bay campus. He currently resides in Miami with his wife, two children and now two grandchildren.

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