RELATE STAFF






We all have different stories but share the same passion, to build the kingdom of God. Find out a little bit about each of the staff below.

CHUCK FORD

LEAD PASTOR


Pastors Chuck and Tamera lead Relate Church in Byram, MS. In 1992 Chuck answered God's call to pastor and asked Tamera to be his bride. (Two of the best decisions he's ever made.) He said yes then she said yes.


They have served in full time ministry as pastors and teaching in bible schools locally and abroad for over 25 years.


Chuck is a native of Mississippi and passionate about seeing this state reached for the glory of God.  Chuck and Tamera are members of Rhema Ministerial Association through which Chuck is ordained. 


Chuck and Tamera have two children; Sydney and Lucas and reside in the Clinton area.


chuck@relatechurch.com      



   TAMERA FORD

PASTOR & CREATIVE

DIRECTOR


Tamera has served along side Chuck in full time ministry as pastors and teaching in bible schools locally and abroad for over 25 years.


Tamera was born in Ohio but has claimed Mississippi as her home. She is passionate about seeing peoples lives changed by the Word and presence of God.  


Chuck and Tamera have two children; Sydney and Lucas and reside in the Clinton area.


tammy@relatechurch.com        

PAUL FORD

EXECUTIVE PASTOR


Paul Ford has been in the ministry for 20+ years. He is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center and has his Masters from Life Christian University. Paul is passionate about people pursuing and reaching their God-given purpose. He also happens to be very competitive and some (his wife) might say he is passionate about sports.


Paul is married to Casey and they have two children; Taylor and Nolan.


paul@relatechurch.com

FONZIE GARCIA

OUTREACH PASTOR


Fonzie Garcia has been a bar tender in a western movie, a thousand different skit characters, the instigator of fun and craziness for hundreds of children, but more importantly he has been a faithful leader in children's ministry (for what feels like at least 100 years).  He is a graduate of Rhema Bible Training Center and passionate about training children and students for the work of the ministry today so they can lead the church of tomorrow.


Fonzie is married to Deanna and they have three children; Abbe, Izzy and Gabe.


fonzie@relatechurch.com

JARED LIMBAUGH

STUDENT PASTOR


Pastor Jared Limbaugh was born in Jackson, MS and grew up in Carrollton, GA. From a very young age he served in his father's church in kids ministry, technology, student ministry, and maintenance. 


He is and family began attending Relate Church in 2014. In January 2017 Jared and his wife, Katie became the youth pastors. Jared graduated from Relate University in 2019 and remains a student of the Bible and best ways to teach it. He has a desire to shape the coming generation to remain true to God's Word and who He has called them to be. 


Jared and Katie currently reside in Clinton, MS with their three children, Nolan, Easton, and Jessa. 


jared@relatechurch.com

SARAH KANE

CREATIVE ASSISTANT & SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER


Sarah was born and raised in Mississippi and grew up at Relate Church. She joined the RC team in June 2021 after graduating from the University of Mississippi with a bachelors degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. 


She now is the Creative Assistant as well as oversees the social media accounts for Relate Church and Students of Relate. 


Sarah is also passionate about worship and seeing lives changed by the Word of God and through encountering Jesus. She is currently a Bible Student at Relate University.


sarah@relatechurch.com


BRIDGET CHILDS

CHILDREN'S DIRECTOR

ROCKY EVANS


WORSHIP LEADER