Meet Our Staff


Miguel VélezMiguel Vélez

Senior Pastor |

Reverend Miguel Vélez became pastor at Skyland Church in June of 2017. Read full bio >

Pastor JoséJosé Rodriguez

Associate Pastor |

Pastor José began serving at Skyland as an associate pastor in June 2016 and became director of the youth ministry in March 2018. Read full bio >

Candace PoseyCandace Posey

Director of Children’s Ministries |

Candace joined Skyland’s staff as director of children’s ministries in June 2021. Read full bio >


Kristen WagesKristen Wages

Contemporary Worship Leader |

Kristen helped develop Skyland’s contemporary service and worship band in 2006, and has played guitar and bass for numerous worship teams. Read full bio >

John BurkeWill Morgan

Spanish & Traditional Worship Leader |

Will first began leading worship more than 10 years ago, as a keyboardist in Skyland’s youth worship band. Read full bio >

Eleanor FlanaganEleanor Flanagan

Business Administrator & Treasurer |

Eleanor joined Skyland Church in 1991. She’s a multi-talented person who supports everything from administration to finances to coordinating childcare. Read full bio >

Leah SandersLeah Sanders

Nursery Coordinator |

Leah serves Skyland as the nursery attendant on Wednesday nights and coordinates nursery supplies and volunteers for other shifts. Read full bio >

Staff DefaultDaisy Hernandez

Nursery Staff |

Daisy joined Skyland’s nursery staff in 2018 and helps to provide care on Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings. Read full bio >

Staff DefaultLauren Newlands

Nursery Staff |

Lauren joined Skyland’s nursery staff in 2017 because she missed taking care of “babies, toddlers and littles.” Read full bio >

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