Dr. Norman and Judy Benz
Lead Pastor Norman and Judy Benz are the founding pastors of Covenant Centre International beginning in 1991. Norman said “yes” to the call of God for full-time ministry in 1964 and has served in pastoral ministries since 1969. He was ordained in 1976. He holds a Master of Education degree from Florida Atlantic University, a Master of Divinity from the Church of God School of Theology, and received his Doctorate of Ministry from Reformed Theological Seminary. Judy has been in full-time ministry since 1974 and oversees the children’s, women’s, and administrative ministries of Covenant. She holds an undergraduate degree in psychology from Liberty University. Norman and Judy provide continual leadership and cast the vision of God for Covenant to the congregation.
Pastor Robert and Pam Varnadore
Pastor Robert and Pam Varnadore are also founding pastors of Covenant Centre International and have been in full-time ministry since 1980. Robert leads the worship team for all services, conferences, and special meetings of Covenant. Robert has authored numerous songs which draw the current move of the Spirit into Covenant worship, and he flows in prophetic ministry through music. He and Pam annually produce the Covenant Passion Play and other seasonal productions. Pam, also a powerful worship leader, leads the women of Covenant in worship at special events and co-leads the Covenant worship team with Robert. Pam also produces and directs a children's musical production each summer.
Pastor Erik and Jeanne Benz
Pastor Erik Benz is the Executive Pastor at Covenant Centre International and founding partner. He is also founder of GSOTA, a Charter School on location at Covenant Centre. He holds a B.S. in Finance. Erik also provides Covenant with technical, multimedia and administrative expertise and oversees the Ministries of Covenant. Jeanne serves on the Covenant worship team.