Our Team

JRBC is a congregation made up of individuals from all walks of life who have found grace, mercy & love in Jesus Christ & are committed to pointing people to Jesus. 

Orvin Feliciano

Pastor
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Orvin has been serving at Jones Road Baptist Church since 2016. He’s been married to his college sweetheart Sheri and together they have two children, Elliott and Isabelle, and one grandson, Emmy.Orvin came to know Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1996 after a long bout with homelessness, drug addiction and alcoholism. Once he found freedom in the power of the gospel, his life was radically transformed.Orvin loves the New York Yankees, baseball and going to the beach.Orvin’s favorite bible passage is Ephesians 4:11-12.

Johnny Downing

Youth Leader
Johnny has been married to his highschool sweetheart Rhonda since 2002 and together they have four children. He has been serving JRBC since 2003.Johnny gave his life to Jesus at a revival at Jones Road Baptist Church in 2002. Despite praying to receive Jesus as a young child, Johnny still struggled with sin and eventually realized he had never truly trusted Jesus. With help from the Holy Spirit Johnny fully experienced the saving power of Jesus at that tent revival.Johnny loves spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and scalloping.His favorite bible verse is John 10:28.

Amy Peterson

Children’s Ministry
Amy has been serving children at Jones Road since 2005. She is married and has three children of her own.No matter which facet of children’s ministry she is serving, whether Sunday School, VBS or bible study, Amy’s passion is that children would see the love of Jesus through her.Besides serving children, Amy loves to spend time with her family, watching her children participate in sports and her daughter dance.Amy’s favorite bible verse if Philippians 4:13.

Mary Harden

Sound Technician
Mary, affectionately known as Joette, has been the sound tech at Jones Road since 1998. She has been married to husband Stephen since 1998 and has three sons and three grandchildren.Born in Nashville, GA, Joette accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior at the age of 12 but her parents dedicated her to the Lord when she was two. She considers it a joy to wake up to new blessings and adventures every day.Joette loves cooking, sewing, listening to music and studying her bible.Her favorite bible passage is Psalm 100:1-5.

Cody Downing

Custodian
Cody was born in and raised in Jacksonville has been attending Jones Road Baptist Church with his family since 2002. He has served in the children’s ministry since 2015. He has also been part of the JRBC Cuba mission team for the past two years.He came to know the Lord and was baptized in 2011. Some of his favorite things to do are fishing, hunting, Gator football and talking about the gospel of Jesus. His favorite book is Happy, Happy, Happy by Phil Robertson.Cody’s favorite bible verse is Joshua 1:9.

Alicia Hannah

Church Secretary
Alicia has been at Jones Road since 2016 and has been married to her best friend William since 1977. She has been blessed with six children and five grandchildren.Alicia accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior in 1983 after realizing that being a good person and doing good things for people would never be enough to earn her salvation. She is thankful that God sent His son Jesus to cleanse her from her sins.Alicia’s favorite bible passage is 2 Corinthians 5:20-21.

Wanda Taylor

Pianist
Wanda has been serving in various capacities at Jones Road since 1997. She and husband Gary have two sons and three grandchildren.Wanda accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at the young age of six. She considers it a privilege to be able to call Him Lord.Originally from Jacksonville, Wanda loves her home, riding her bike and hanging out with her family. She also loves her job as real estate agent, helping families find their forever homes.Wanda’s favorite bible passage is Joshua 1:6-9.

Leslie Keen

Kidz Korner Team Leader
Leslie has been serving the children of Jones Road Baptist Church through the Kidz Korner ministry since 2006. Because of her own godly upbringing, she is passionate about teaching kids about Jesus. She is married to husband Charlie and has two sons – Kenny and Carter. When Leslie’s not at church, you’ll probably find her at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School where she has been a staple in the office for nearly two decades. She also loves going to the beach and relaxing with friends. Leslie’s favorite bible verse is Ephesians 3:20.

Angela Janaski

Kidz Korner Team Leader
Angela has been serving children of all ages at Jones Road since 2001. As part of the Kidz Korner ministry, Angela loves sharing God’s word with the kids in creative and unique ways. She has been married to her husband Joe for 20 years. Since Jesus had a big impact on Angela’s life at a young age, she is eager to see the lives of the children around her transformed. Angela and her husband enjoy traveling and having adventures in the great outdoors – mainly fishing and camping. One of Angela’s favorite bible passages is Psalms 62:1-2.