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​Matt Chesser

Lead Pastor - Teaching, Preaching, Vision 

Pastor Matt became the Lead Pastor of Redemption Church October 26, 2015. Pastor Matt has received his Master’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry and his Bachelors in Theology and has served in many ministries and callings since he was radically saved in his early 20’s. He has a heart for Missions both to the local community and abroad. He is Married to his amazing wife Alissa Chesser and they have two beautiful children Moses and Benjamin.

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Alissa Chesser

Worship Leader

Alissa Chesser has been using her voice to glorify the Lord for many years now, from singing in 100 piece bands, to the senior citizens at nursing homes. Her heart for worship is hands down Extraordinary. Redemption Church has soared to new heights as she has led us into the Presence of God


Johnathan McKeen-Chaff

Production Manager

Johnathan McKeen-Chaff has been a music teacher and entrepreneur since 2017. His love for technology innovations is the driving force in production. He has previously lead worship locally and lead a youth group in Alabama. Johnathan is a Dade City native dedicated to seeing revival spark in our community.


Lexie McKeen-Chaff

Videography/Photography Director

Lexie serves as an integral and leading part of production team. She loves Jesus, dogs, and travel. She has a passion for medical missions and aims to lead people to Jesus in Asia after becoming an established Nurse Practitioner. 


Alex Tawney

Youth Pastor

Pastor Alex has a deep love for theology. His fun and free spirit is what draws our youth and children to him. He is a dedicated servant of God and Redemption Church. He has previously served churches in various ministerial roles. 


Naomi Tawney

Youth Director

Naomi is a servant of Redemption in the departments of youth and children. She has a passion for seeing children come to know Christ and lead Christian lives. She also works in the Pasco County Office of Elections. 


Jessica Keldie

Nursery Director 

Jessica is the director of our nursery. She has done missions to orphanages in Africa and has a passion for children. Jessica is also a Physical Education Coach at one of our local elementary schools. She has previously worked in various roles at local day cares. Jessica hopes to eventually start her own orphanage. 


Stephanie Dague

Gathering Grounds Manager 

Stephanie is a project manager for a software company. Stephanie loves to bake and to serve others. She has a special gift for hospitality and brings that gift to our gathering grounds. She loves to find new ways to bless our people through her ministry. She also loves to find creative ways for our church to support missions through the gathering grounds.