A community of creativity, purpose and passion.

A culture of generosity toward others.




Meet The Team

Support Team

Pastor Tim & Julie Skolrud came on staff as Associate Pastor in December of 2019. They previously served as Lead Pastors in Silverdale, WA for 16 years. Tim is an Ordained Minister and Julie is a licensed Minister with the Assemblies of God.

Senior Pastors

John & Sue Chesser

Pastor John & Dr. Sue serve as lead pastors at Zephyrhills First Assembly. They are both ordained ministers. John holds a master's degree in Theology and Sue has a Doctorate in Theology.John is a  preacher and Dr. Sue is a teacher, both styles round out the Pulpit ministry at ZFA. They have a strong altar ministry, with emphasis on the Holy spirit, prayer and faith. Their passion is to see lives changed for Christ and the Kingdom. Since their ministry began at ZFA the church has experienced a genuine move of God's Spirit and growth. They also believe that a Strong Missions Program is essential to a strong church.  

Associate Pastors

Tim & Julie Skolrud

Jennifer McClellen (Kidz Zone), Sandy Warrell (Super Club), Jennifer Reed (Nursery), Marilyn Shepler & Cindy Buchin (Bible Study & Prayer),  (Daughters of the King), Tim Reed (Ushers), Lewis Oliva (Sound & Lighting), Jerry Whitehurst (Media), Stanley Yancy (Men's Fellowship), Sandra Taylor (Welcome Center), Vicky Kelly (Women's Ministries), Danny Philips (Maintenance), Sondra Clark (Greeters), Terri Price (Evangelism), Helen Fike & Priscilla Allen (Fellowship Dinners)


TUESDAYS        |  10:00am  |  Prayer
WEDNESDAY  |   7:00pm   |  Midweek Service
Pursuit Student Ministry - 6th to 12th Grade
Super Club - 4yrs to 5th grade
Tiny Town Nursery - Infant to 3yrs
SUNDAYS        |  10:00am  |  Weekend Service
                             |  6:00pm   |  Bible Study
Kidz City - 4yrs to 5th grade (Sunday Morning)
Tiny Town Nursery - Infant to 3yrs (Sunday Morning)

36322 SR 54

Zephryrhills, FL, 33541