Meet The Leaders

Church Leaders

Ronda Lacy
Ronda LacyDirector of Finance
Ronda Lacy received her B.A. in accounting from Webber University, and has held accounting positions in healthcare and faith based ministries throughout her career. Ronda has been the Finance Director at Beymer Church since 2017.

After raising her two children in Winter Haven, she returned to higher education and received her degree in nursing. Afterwards moving to Orlando and working as an RN at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.

Ronda was born in Ohio, but moved to Florida as a toddler. After living in several Florida cities, her family settled in Winter Haven during her teenage years. She is a graduate of Winter Haven High School and, with the exception of the years spent in Orlando as a nurse, has been a resident of Winter Haven since she first called it home as a teen.

Ronda enjoys hiking, kayaking and listening to live music at local venues.

Joe Jones
Joe JonesBell Choir Director
Joe was born in Vero Beach, FL and claims Wabasso, FL as his hometown. After graduating from Vero Beach HS in 1965, he earned his Associate’s Degree from Indian River State College in 1967, and Bachelor of Arts in Music Education from Florida Southern College in 1969. He was the Choral Director at Winter Haven HS (1970-2000), Music Teacher at Dundee Ridge Middle School (2000-2008), and Organist at St. John’s UMC (1975-2010) where he was the founder and director of the handbell choir, The St. John’s Ringers (1985-2010). Joe has been active at Beymer since October 2010 where in addition to directing the Beymer Bronze handbell choir he serves as substitute organist & choir director. In addition to these activities, he directs Haven Harmony (Winter Haven community 55+ choir) that performs seasonally throughout Polk County. Joe is married to Anita who retired from Winter Haven Hospital where she was a Registered Nurse. Joe and Anita have 2 grown children and 4 grandchildren. In addition to spending time with family, Joe enjoys composing and performing hymn arrangements, photography, and traveling.
Jason Locker
Jason LockerChancel Choir Director
Jason Locker came to Beymer in 2011 as Chancel Choir Director. In addition to rehearsing and conducting the choir during weekly worship services, he directs the annual cantatas for Christmas and Lent, and can occasionally be heard singing solos on Sunday mornings. In January of 2017, the Beymer Chancel Choir collaborated with other local choirs in a choral workshop featuring composer Mark Hayes. This event led to the choir’s invited performance with Mr. Hayes at New York’s famed Carnegie Hall in November 2017.
In addition to Jason’s work at Beymer, he is the Director of Choral Activities at Bloomingdale High School in Valrico, is a doctoral student in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of South Florida, and is President-Elect of the Florida Vocal Association.
When he is lucky enough to have some free time, he is an avid reader of histories and mysteries, is the proud uncle of 6 nieces and nephews, and is the father of a spoiled chihuahua, Ricky. He has too many “favorite” people and passages from the Bible to choose just one, but can state with certainty that his favorite hymn is “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty.” Something you may not know about Jason, a native Floridian, is that he is already an alumnus of both the University of Florida and Florida State University, in addition to his current graduate work at USF. But…GO GATORS!
Debby Powers
Debby PowersDirector of Nursery
Lori Roe
Lori RoeDirector of Preschool
“Mrs. Roe” was born and raised in Fairport, New York. She earned her B.A. in Social Welfare at the College of Wooster, M.A. in Counseling at the University of South Florida and is a Stephen Minister. Other activities and experiences include leading Friendship Club (social club for developmentally disabled young adults) which she co-leads with Chaleé Johnson and Saturday Night Live (Christian Fellowship for Disabled Adults). She came to Beymer Preschool in August 1995.
Lori is married to Quentin, who is CEO of W.G. Roe and Sons, and they have 2 grown children. When not at Beymer or working with her friends, she enjoys reading, writing, and spending time with her family.
Patty Muller
Patty MullerOrganist
Patty Humphrey Muller was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and has been a member of Beymer Church since December, 1955. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Florida State University with additional studies in music at Florida Southern College. Her nursing experience includes 2 years in Clinique Ambroise – Paré in Nancy, France and 17 years as an RN at Winter Haven Hospital in the Emergency Room. She has served as organist at First UMC in Honolulu, Hawaii and at Beymer MUMC. When not spending time with her two grown children and two grandchildren, Patty enjoys yard work, gardening, and camping.
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