Staff

Our Staff

Ron Meyr - Sr. Pastor

Pastor Ron Meyr has lived in Viera, FL since starting the church in 1996. He and his wife Pam came from New Jersey (Lakehurst), where they were involved in starting congregations. They have two grown sons, both of which graduated from Rockledge High and are alumni of the University of Florida. They both now live in Philadelphia.

Originally, both are from Missouri, and they met at one of our church's colleges. Pam has degrees in Early Childhood Education and Social Work.

Pastor Meyr enjoys all aspects of the ministry -- especially preaching, Bible Study, and visitation. He has been fortunate to be a part of Faith 'Viera' since it's inception. He enjoys the outdoors, kayaking, camping, etc. Pastor Meyr looks forward to meeting you, and being of service to your family in whatever way he can.

You can contact Pastor Meyr at 321.636.5504 or rmeyr@faithviera.org.

Kevin Duff - Assistant Pastor

Pastor Kevin Duff is a recent graduate of Concordia Seminary in St Louis. He is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan and completed his undergraduate work at Michigan State University, receiving a degree in Social Studies Education.

His wife Holly is from St Louis, Missouri, where they met during his time at seminary. Holly has recently been an international student recruiter at Maryville University. She also has her bachelor’s degree of Interior Design from Maryville and a master’s in Global Education Policy from the University of Illinois.

Pastor Duff is excited about entering the ministry and particularly enjoys the preaching, teaching and visitation aspects of his position. He enjoys golf, running, and watching football and basketball. He also likes the Florida coast, seafood, and a good movie.

Contact Pastor Kevin Duff at 321.636.5504 or kduff@faithviera.org


David Timmerman - Director of Christian Education

David was called to Faith ‘Viera’ in 2007 to serve as their Director of Christian Education (DCE). He works with all ages through; Bible Studies, Sunday School, gatherings, retreats, outings, youth groups, Confirmation and more.

David is married to his beautiful wife, Sonya, has one daughter, and a dog named Hercules. Both David and Sonya are originally from Minnesota; where they met in high school. They both attended Concordia University-Nebraska; Sonya received a degree in Middle and High School English Education and currently is a Drama teacher in Titusville. David received a degree in Psychology and a certificate in DCE ministries. Later went back to school and received his masters degree in Organizational Leadership from the University of Northwestern in 2014. They were married in 2005 and moved to Hilton Head Island, SC; where David was a DCE at Island Lutheran Church.

David loves his job, but in his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, golfing, and going to the beach to relax and sometimes to fish.

You can reach him at 321.636.5504 or dtimmerman@faithviera.org.

Rachael Augustine Church Organist

Originally from Illinois, Rachael graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Parish Music from Concordia University Wisconsin in 2014. Her first position after college was a part-time organist and choir director at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Onalaska, Wisconsin. Shortly thereafter she found her way down to Faith 'Viera' as the Music Director and has loved it ever since. During her down time she enjoys the warm Florida weather, going to the beach or walking through parks, and happily keeps company with her pets while incessantly bothering them with her piano playing.

raugustine@faithviera.org

Judy Thompson - Church Administrator

Judy Thompson has been the Church Administrator for Faith 'Viera' since they opened their new sanctuary and office building in 1998. At that time, the church had a membership of about 110. Faith has now grown to almost 700 members with four worship services.

Judy and husband, Dorsey, moved to Brevard in 1998 due to a job transfer (for Dorsey) to the Space Center. Prior to Florida they lived in Washington State where she also worked as a Church Admin. Job transfers have moved the Thompsons from sea to shining sea over the past 20 years. God has blessed them with their longest stay in Brevard County where they hope to stay!

Judy can be reached at 321.636.5504 or jthompson@faithviera.org.

Rev. Dr. Doug Fountain - Family Counselor

Dr. Douglas Fountain spent the early years of his life in Merritt Island, FL graduating from Cocoa High and Brevard Community College. He continued his education at Georgia Southern College with a degree in Applied Sociology. He then entered Concordia Theological Seminary graduating in 1983 with a Master of Divinity degree. He served the next 30 years as Senior Pastor of Epiphany Lutheran Church in Lake Worth, Florida, continuing his education at Barry University, obtaining his Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work in 1992. He holds a Florida License as a Clinical Social Worker and is approved as a clinical supervisor. He has a broad range of clinical experience in Individual and Family Counseling as well as special training in the many facets of Trauma care. He serves Brevard County as a Chaplain for the Sheriff’s Office, and looks forward to serving the needs of the members of Faith Viera Lutheran Church. Dr. Fountain has been married to Jane for the last 46 years. They have 3 children, 6 grandchildren and soon 2 great-grandchildren.

You can reach him at 321.636.5504.