Pastors & Staff

Jared Douglas

Lead Pastor

Jared was born in Gainesville, Florida.  He has lived throughout Central and North Florida but has called Trenton his home since 1998.  Jared earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida and Master of Divinity from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Jared is married to his beautiful wife Kelly, whom he met while serving as the Collegiate Pastor at Pine Grove Baptist Church.  They married in the summer of 2011.  God has blessed them with two children, Grayson, in January 2013 and Eliza in April of 2016.
Jared is an avid dove hunter, diligent reader and a hopeless golfer!

Joshua Newton

Youth Pastor

Joshua has been a part of the Uprising team since 2017, and has recently transitioned into the position of Youth Pastor in January 2021.  Joshua obtained his Bachelors degree in Pastoral Leadership with an Emphasis in Youth Ministry from Lee University in 2020.
Together with his wife Hannah, Josh is committed to seeing students come to Jesus and learn how to love others the way Christ loves us.
In his free time he loves to play basketball, disc golf, watch sports, and play video games. He loves Fantasy football, Florida State, and Starbucks.

Heather Stack

Children's Ministry Director

Heather was born in Hollywood, Florida and has lived in Florida her entire life, except for the years she attended college. She graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO with a BA in Christian Education and did some post-graduate work at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. Heather met her husband, Tom, at church in 1984 in a College and Career class.  They were married on June 21, 1985, and the rest is history!
Heather joined the church staff in May of 2017. With Tom's unwavering assistance and support, she is able to pursue her passion for partnering with parents to help their children find and follow Jesus in our Kids Grove Ministry.

Martina Driskell

Financial Secretary 

Martina grew up in the Tri-County area. She and Greg were married in June of '93. She manages and organizes multiple businesses including Pine Grove and has been on staff with us since July of '18. In her off time, which is few and far between, she enjoys her furred and feathered beasties, good coffee, and spending time with family and friends.

Courtney Martin

Worship Leader

Courtney was born in Lake Wales, Florida but has lived in Trenton for most of her life. She earned a Bachelors degree in History from Liberty University in 2018. Courtney is a former dental hygienist and current 1st grade teacher. She has been involved in various ministries at Pine Grove for 15 years and has been on staff as a worship leader since 2021. She has a passion for worship and is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Worship Studies with a concentration in Leadership through Liberty University. In her free time, Courtney likes to spend time at the Ichetucknee River, travel, and do puzzles.