Director of Music

Deacon John Renfroe

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John Renfroe is the director of music and organist at Messiah. He leads the Chancel Choir, the Messiah Motet Ensemble, the SonRise Singers and the Evensong Ensemble. He also supervises the Christian Education programs, Youth Ministries, and visitations to the homebound. John graduated from Stetson University with a degree in organ performance as a church music major with a minor in music theory and composition. He is very active in community and synod music events. John and his wife Darlene live in Cape Coral. His daughter Courtney graduated from Stetson University and now teaches English in Busan, South Korea. His son John David obtained his B.Mus. from Florida State University and his M.Mus. from the University of South Florida. He currently lives in Chicago, IL where he coordinates IT and Ticketing/Reservations with the Chicago Lyric Opera.