Staff LEADERSHIP

sunday worship

9:30 am - Contemporary | 11:00 am - Traditional

IRPC staff

Indian River Presbyterian Church (IRPC) is blessed to have a staff leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our staff and their qualifications for ministry.

Tim Norton

Lead Pastor

Contact Tim at tim@irpcfamily.org or at (772) 464-4263 ext. 105.

On July 19, 2020, Tim Norton was voted by the IRPC Congregation to be its new Lead Pastor and began his tenure on Sunday, September 6th. He and his wife, the Rev. Kendra Norton, have three beautiful children. 

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Contact Tim at tim@irpcfamily.org or at (772) 464-4263 ext. 105.

On July 19, 2020, Tim Norton was voted by the IRPC Congregation to be its new Lead Pastor and began his tenure on Sunday, September 6th. He and his wife, the Rev. Kendra Norton, have three beautiful children. 

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Alex Hagenbaumer

Director of Student & Young Adult Ministries

Contact Alex at alex@irpcfamily.org or at (772) 464-4263 ext. 114.

Alex has served on staff at IRPC since 2016 and has a great passion to build bridges of hope to 6th - 12th grade students and young adults in our community. For more information about these ministries, visit our Youth Ministry and Young Adults pages.


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Contact Alex at alex@irpcfamily.org or at (772) 464-4263 ext. 114.

Alex has served on staff at IRPC since 2016 and has a great passion to build bridges of hope to 6th - 12th grade students and young adults in our community. For more information about these ministries, visit our Youth Ministry and Young Adults pages.


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Gwen Hagenbaumer

Director of Hospitality & Facilities

Contact Gwen at gwen@irpcfamily.org or at (772) 464-4263 ext. 110.

Gwen has been on staff since 2005. She has three children. She feels blessed to be working with her youngest, Alex.

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Contact Gwen at gwen@irpcfamily.org or at (772) 464-4263 ext. 110.

Gwen has been on staff since 2005. She has three children. She feels blessed to be working with her youngest, Alex.

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Larry Brown

Contemporary Music Director

Contact Larry at laral1013@gmail.com or at (772) 270-1526.

Larry Brown has been leading worship music in Saint Lucie County churches since 2002. He has a rich history with IRPC, and returned to a staff position here in the summer of 2018. He views his role as an opportunity to invite people into God’s presence to see what HE wants to do in their lives.

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Contact Larry at laral1013@gmail.com or at (772) 270-1526.

Larry Brown has been leading worship music in Saint Lucie County churches since 2002. He has a rich history with IRPC, and returned to a staff position here in the summer of 2018. He views his role as an opportunity to invite people into God’s presence to see what HE wants to do in their lives.

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Cathy Brown

Organist

Contact Cathy at catjo415@gmail.com

Cathy retired from the St. Lucie County School Board in December 2014, serving as an Elementary Music Specialist for 30 years. In addition to our Organist and Choir accompanist for Traditional Worship, she also serves the Contemporary Service with Vocals and Keyboard.

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Contact Cathy at catjo415@gmail.com

Cathy retired from the St. Lucie County School Board in December 2014, serving as an Elementary Music Specialist for 30 years. In addition to our Organist and Choir accompanist for Traditional Worship, she also serves the Contemporary Service with Vocals and Keyboard.

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Melanie Shrensel

Traditional Music Director

Contact Melanie at melaniejfl@aol.com or at (772) 359-7731.

Melanie Shrensel has been serving in Music Ministry at Indian River Presbyterian Church since 2005. She loves worshipping God with fellow church musicians and our IRPC church community. Melanie is also a retired public school elementary music educator. She is married to her husband, Bill, and treasures their golden retriever, Barney.

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Contact Melanie at melaniejfl@aol.com or at (772) 359-7731.

Melanie Shrensel has been serving in Music Ministry at Indian River Presbyterian Church since 2005. She loves worshipping God with fellow church musicians and our IRPC church community. Melanie is also a retired public school elementary music educator. She is married to her husband, Bill, and treasures their golden retriever, Barney.

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