Director of Music Ministries: Michael Melnikov
A very talented musician, Michael was born in Russia during the Communist rule over the former Soviet Union. He came to America several years ago in a search for religious freedom. He plays Chapel’s marvelous pipe organ on Sunday mornings and directs the Chancel Choir and the Chapel Bell Choir.
Office Administrator: Denise Armstrong
Our Office Administrator hails from South Carolina. She comes from a strong military family. Denise has an extensive back-ground working with nonprofits and volunteer groups and brings that same experience and enthusiasm to our Chapel community. Her favorite pastimes are cooking and growing fresh vegetables.
Facilities Manager: Philip Jordan (Phil)
Philip Jordan (Phil) is the new Facilities Manager at Chapel by the Sea. Born in Great Britain, Phil served in the British Military for eight years, mostly in the Middle and Far East. Having retired from the corporate world in 2003, until recently Phil spent summers in the Mediterranean. These days he lives on Fort Myers Beach and enjoys playing golf. He has a daughter, son-in-law, four grandchildren and three grand-dogs.
Darren Harkulich, our new Sexton at Chapel by the Sea, started in April. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, he began working as a bagger in a grocery store and worked his way up to store manager. After that, he started his own cleaning business. Married, with 2 grown boys, he and his family moved to FL in 2015. Some of Darren’s hobbies include sports, music and being active.