Contact Us

  • Phone: (850)476-4466
  • Email: 
  • Meeting Address:
    245 Brent Lane, Pensacola, FL 32503

Service Times

  • Sunday:
    • Bible Class - 9:00am
    • Worship - 10am
    • Community Groups - Various Times
  • Wednesday:
    • 6:30-7:30pm

Our Staff



Jeremy Kughn - Lead Minister

Connect with Jeremy  or Twitter @jeremykughn

Jeremy received his undergraduate degree from Faulkner University with a degree in Bible and an emphasis in Youth and Family Ministry.  He recently received his graduate degree from the Hazelip School of Theology at Lipscomb University earning a Masters of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACP) where he graduated with a 3.85 GPA.  He has served in ministry for 21 years in North Carolina, Alabama and Florida serving in the roles of Youth Ministry, Campus Ministry and Preaching Ministry.  He is passionate about advancing the Kingdom of God, his family and the Gateway Church.  He loves sports, camping and outdoor activities.  As a communicator, Jeremy loves to use humor and honesty to make the Bible practical for everyone.  He is happily married to Jennifer and they have three children, Connor, Abbey Grace and Tyler. 



Seth Madaris - Student Minister

Connect with Seth or Twitter @seth_madaris

Seth is a graduate of Faulkner University with a degree in Criminal Justice.  He left a career in law enforcement while working as a juvenile probation officer after feeling called into ministry. He has worked previously with the Chattahoochie Church of Christ, the Linary Church of Christ in Crossville, TN and he is in his 4th year with us at Gateway.  Seth is a passionate speaker who is regularly called upon to teach at various youth retreats and events.  Seth is an avid reader, loves sports and is a very hard worker.   Under Seth's leadership our youth group has grown numerically and spiritually.  Seth is married to Jessica and they have three children. They have done an outstanding job empowering our teens to lead spiritually and become more like Jesus.  Finally, Seth's claim to fame is that he can wear different Star Wars shirts to the office every day of the year.




Jennifer Kughn - Interim Children's Minister 

Connect with Jennifer 

Jennifer is the wife of our lead minister Jeremy Kughn.  She also serves as the Children's Minister for the Gateway Church.  Jennifer has been a school teacher for over 10 years and has served in the role of Children's Minister at the Metro Church in Oviedo, Florida for 3 years. Her love and passion for teaching children to be like Jesus is contagious, and we couldn't be more blessed to have someone like Jennifer on our team.



Ryan Myers - Praise and Worship Minister

Connect with Ryan

Ryan and his wife Ashley have been attending Gateway for 3 years and have incredible hearts for worship.  Both graduates of Faulkner University, Ryan then pursued his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of South Alabama.  Ryan now works full time as a Physical Therapist for Kindred Health Care and works as our Worship Minister to plan incredible worship experiences for the Gateway Church.  Ryan and Ashley also have a new little boy named Banks.



Shannon Scott - Administrative Assistant

Connect with Shannon

Shannon is the Administrative Assistant to the Gateway Staff.  Shannon has had previous experience as an administrative assistant and her love for people and sweet personality make for a perfect fit.  She is married to Adam and together they have one little baby girl named Brynley.




Pam Jernigan - Financial Administrator

Connect with Pam

Pam has worked at Gateway for 10 years, and before that she worked as a legal assistant for 31 years.  Pam is known for her professionalism, kindness and her service to others.


Randy McGilberry - Building and Grounds Minister

Connect with Randy

Randy began coming to Gateway along with his family almost 3 years ago, and he has jumped right in.  He retired from Exxon Mobile and currently works as the Building and Grounds Minister at the Gateway Church.  Oh... and he also used to be a starting pitcher for the Kansas City Royals.