Life Church

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The Life Church Team

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Chip Kelly

Lead Pastor

Chip’s background is in professional golf, but has been pastoring and teaching God’s Word for 24 years now. His ministry has allowed him to share the Gospel in 18 countries on 3 continents. Chip has been married to his wife Bonnie for 34 years, is the father of one and the grandpa of three. He still plays competitive professional golf, enjoys cooking, and reruns of Arrested Development. Contact Chip

Rick Nichols

Associate Pastor (Worship team & Technical)

Rick has a wealth of experience in ministry; leading departments in 2 large churches, planting a church, leading worship and helping raise up leaders along the way. Rick earned degrees from Berean Bible College and Southeastern University. He has a passion for grace-filled community, sports, and finish carpentry. Rick and his wife Jodie have been married for 26 years and have three awesome college age kids. Contact Rick

Bonnie Kelly

Creative Director

Bonnie’s background is in performing, directing, and writing. Her creations have been performed across the U.S. and are still seen across the world. Her passions include her 3 granddaughters, great writing, and her husband’s great cooking. Contact Bonnie

Ally Nichols

Director of Social Media

Allycia (Ally) graduated from UCF in 2016 with a degree in Film and Creative Writing. Since then, she has worked at a marketing agency maintaining and managing social media for more than 10 clients. She is also an avid part of the Life Church worship team, and not just because her dad is the worship pastor. She is the worship leader at the UCF Methodist student ministry called Wesley, and leads worship for many local churches. When she isn’t worshiping or Instagraming, she enjoys playing video games, reading, and binging Japanese soap operas. Contact Ally

Dylan Hernandez

DIrector of Student Ministries

Dylan has been part of Life Church since 2013. He was born and raised in the state of New Hampshire. As a graduate of Full Sail University in Orlando, Dylan has shared his expertise in film and video with Life Church by bringing sermons to our website, YouTube, and now Live on Facebook each Sunday morning. Dylan is also Director of Student Ministries, heralding over Kids Church each Sunday with enthusiasm by providing engaging activities each service for the youth of Life Church. When he isn’t hard at work, Dylan enjoys watching movies and writing books. Make sure to ask him about his VHS tape collection! Contact Dylan

Michelle Brightman


Michelle graduated from Oral Roberts University, and worked in theater and television before coming on staff at Life Church. She has been around since Life Church was first planted, which does not indicate that she is old. It simply means if you need help getting something done, have a general question, or you aren’t sure who you should contact about something, she can help. She also makes a mean pound cake.
Contact Michelle

Brian Brightman

Teaching Pastor

Brian’s background lies in performing. As a SAG and Equity actor, Brian uses this platform to reach those in the artistic fields that may never come to a church. Whether it’s starting a small group with performers at Disney or preaching in the Dominican, Brian loves to tell others about Jesus. Contact Brian

Gigi Killian

Global Ministry Director

Gigi grew up traveling the world with her family. She has been to over twenty different countries and looks forward to visiting many more. She speaks fluent Spanish, working on the side as an interpreter and translator. Gigi has attended and/or led every mission trip Life Church has undertaken, and leaves a little piece of herself everywhere she travels. Contact her if you would like to hear more about how Life Church does global ministry, or if you just want to speak Spanish to someone! Contact Gigi

Angie Snyder

Life Group Coordinator

Angela has worked for Wycliffe Bible Translators for almost 15 years. Originally from Ohio, Angela came to Christ at 14 years of age, and has since been active in her local church. She enjoys cooking, traveling, scrapbooking and spending time with family and friends. She has three well-behaved cats, one Remington 870, and one well-behaved boyfriend. Contact Angie


Life Church is a non-denominational Christian Church meeting in the East End Market, every Sunday at 10AM

East End Market, 3201 Corrine Dr, Orlando FL 32803
Office phone: 407.476.5133

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