Meet The Staff

Lead Pastor Jeremy and Shekinah Carmichael

Jeremy has served Radiant since 1993 when we used to go by the name of Calvary Community Church. He worked as an intern with Calvary for three years, was the Children’s Ministry Director for two years, then became the Associate Pastor in January of 2006. In October, 2012, Jeremy became the Lead Pastor of Calvary, now Radiant Church. Jeremy and Shekinah have five beautiful children.  They bring many years of ministerial experience and a heart to serve.

Associate Pastor Ryan and Savannah Bates

Ryan and Savannah joined Radiant in September 2013. As well as being the associate pastor, Ryan is our Youth Pastor and Pastor of Worship.  Savannah is quite busy at home with their two young sons.  She also serves on the worship team playing bass and singing with her beautiful voice.  We are blessed to have the Bates on staff at Radiant.


Administrator: Rhonda DiGenova

Rhonda joined the staff at Radiant in December 2014.  She comes with more than 15 years experience in women’s ministry at local churches.  Her heart is to encourage and equip women to share God’s light in the families, jobs and community God has placed them.  She and her husband Jeff are learning the ropes as empty-nesters and taking up new hobbies like kayaking and snow shoeing.  Rhonda loves writing, hiking and gardening.


Bookkeeper:  Anthony Mann

Anthony has been a long time member and servant at Radiant.  Anthony keeps us on track to steward well as he diligently carries out his bookkeeping duties.  You will also find him in various roles as Building Coordinator for weddings and other events at Radiant. He has a heart for missions and traveling abroad to share the gospel.