St. Luke's United Methodist Church


4851 S. Apopka-Vineland Road
Orlando, FL 32819
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Leadership Team

Scooter Leonard

Executive Director of Administration

Phone: 407.876.4991 ext. 223

Scooter joined the St. Luke’s staff in October of 2017 as the Executive Director of Administration. He is responsible for the general business management of the church.  He oversees the COMMIT Ministry team which includes Human Resources, Facilities, Finance, Information Technology and Membership and acts as the staff liaison with the Committee on Finance, the Board of Trustees and Staff Parish Relations Committee.  Scooter creates and maintains an organized environment with good communication and management that enables clergy, staff, and lay members to minister effectively.  He is part of the Senior Administrative Team (along with Lead Pastor and Executive Pastor) and has the ability to see the vision St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, while managing the detail and providing the structure that supports the vision.

Scooter grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from Birmingham Southern College (a United Methodist school). He has served churches in New Mexico and Florida doing Youth Ministry and spent 11 years at First UMC in Lexington, KY and 10 years at St James UMC in Montgomery, AL  serving as Executive Director.

Scooter is married to Nancy. They have 2 children who are married and one granddaughter, all who live close by in Florida. He is a big Alabama football fan and Kentucky basketball fan. He likes sports of all kinds, spending time with his family, working in the yard, outdoor activities like biking and kayaking and anything Disney.

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