Our Mission: Knowing Christ & Making Him Known

From the moment you pull into our parking lot, until the moment you leave, we hope you feel right at home. We will greet you with a friendly smile and offer any information you might need. We don’t have assigned parking or seating, so come as you are and settle in. Nursery services are available for all church services – just let us know your needs and we will send you in the right direction.

Service Times:

Sunday Morning @ 10:00 a.m. • Wednesday Night @ 7:00 p.m.

Pastor Glen was appointed Lead Pastor at Family Life in April 2018. "We are excited about the vision God has given us for Family Life and look forward to serving this community with you." - Pastor Glen

Pastor Glen joined Family Life staff in June 2012 as Worship Pastor. Pastor Glen began music ministry over 25 years ago. As a child, he began playing piano for the congregation here at Family Life (then Archer Church of God). Since that time, he has toured with a traveling evangelistic music ministry for over 19 years and has written and recorded music played on radio stations throughout the U.S.

In 2016, Pastor Glen was appointed as Student Pastor. He and Mrs. Mandie are excited to see how God is transforming lives and are enthusiastic about developing disciples for Christ (and having a lot of fun in the process).

Pastor Glen & Mrs. Mandie have six beautiful children: Kaylee, Clayton, Matthew, Colton, Cadence, and Jayse. Mrs. Mandie works as the Church & Academy Secretary. This family feels blessed for the opportunity to work for the Lord at Family Life.

Call Pastor Glen: (352) 495-3409 • Email Pastor Glen: PastorGlenT@gmail.com

Glen & Mandie Thigpen
Lead Pastors

Charles & Deede Bowe
Administrative Pastor

Pastor Charles Bowe came to Family Life as an Associate Pastor and Principal of Family Life Academy in January 2008. He served as the Principal of FLA until December 2011. He has continued to serve as Associate Pastor since that time. Prior to joining FLC family, Pastor Bowe served as the Senior Pastor of Archer Church of the Nazarene for 10 1/2 years. Pastor Bowe also served as the district youth president for four years while at Archer Nazarene. Pastor Bowe served seven years in full-time youth ministry in Florida and Indiana.

Pastor Bowe graduated Magna Cum Laude from Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, Illinois with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Ministry and Minor in Greek. He has been married to the love of his life, Deede, for 30 years. Pastor Bowe and Deede have three beautiful girls: Erin, Heather, and Mikaela.