Pastoral Staff

Uri Brito

Pastor Brito serves as the Senior Pastor of Providence Church. He has been at Providence since 2009.

Born in Northeastern Brazil, he has lived in the United States for over 20 years. He earned a B.A. in Pastoral Studies from Clearwater Christian College and an M.Div. from Reformed Theological Seminary/Orlando. He was ordained as Minister of Word and Sacrament in May of 2009. He is the editor of the  The Church-Friendly Family and author of The Trinitarian Father.  He serves as a Board Member of the Theopolis Institute in Birmingham, Al. and is a certified counselor through the Association of Biblical Counselors (ABC-Level 1).

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Uri has been married for twelve years to his lovely wife, Melinda, and is the proud father of Abigail, Ezekiel,  Ephraim, and Elijah.



Alan Stout

Pastor Stout serves as the Associate Pastor of Providence Church alongside his career as a civilian in the Department of the Navy, Center for Information Dominance.

Pastor Stout was born in nearby Milton, Florida. He brings biblical wisdom, compassion, and integrity to the leadership of the church, along with a passion for the gospel. He retired from active duty in the Navy in 2005.  His Navy service allowed him to serve churches of different types in different parts of the world, affording him a broad perspective on the Church. He was licensed to preach by First Southern Baptist Church of San Diego, California, and ordained by Harmony Ridge Baptist Church in Pace, Florida.

Alan, and his wife Mary live in Pace, Florida. They have four adult children: Patricia (married to James Prado), Heather (married to Sean Johnson), Alice (engaged to be married to Mr. Josh Courtney), and his son Jerry, attends college at New Saint Andrews in Moscow, ID. Grandfather to 3 (soon to be 4) fantastic grandchildren – pictures are available on his iPhone.

Pastor Stout is active in the following ministries at Providence Church:

– Leading the Pro-Life work at Providence (He is also a board
member of the Emerald Coast Coalition for Life)

– Preaching at Waterfront Rescue Mission

– Preaching and Teaching at Providence

– Fellowship