The Reverend Paul (Joe) B Conner


Before entering the Ministry, Pastor Conner became a Naval Officer after graduating from The Citadel in South Carolina in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Zoology. Pastor Conner has been in the Ministry since 1987 after earning a Masters of Divinity from Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, Ohio. He has served in three parishes ( in one moving from Associate Pastor for Christian Ed. & Youth to Senior Pastor from 1989 to 1994 ). He also shepherded the Zion Lutheran Church in Staten Island, N.Y. through the 9/11 trauma after the terror attacks (from 1994 to 2003 ). He was Pastor of Hope Lutheran church in St. Petersburg from 2004 to Sep 2010. He joined Lamb of God as Senior Pastor on Sept 14, 2010.

​Isoris Bango-Sanchez M.D.

Spanish Congregation Mission Developer

​Born in Cuba; Doctor in Medicine (1984 From the Dominican Republic); Registered Nurse (1994 Florida); 
Communion Deacon, Spiritual Ambassador, Translator
Instructor BLS, TNCC, ACLS, PALS, Air Ambulance
Proud Father of 2 Girls, and 2 Granddaughters;School Volunteer, Girl Scout Dad, Soccer Coach, involved in Back to School Book Bags for Kids 2017; CHAIR OF School Advisory Committee
Home Owners' Association President 
Musician, LOVE to Fish, Cook, Travel and Swim and most of ALL
Lasting Impact:  Mission Developer… Very Blessed to become the Mission Developer/Lay Pastor for our New Spanish Ministry in our Church, Lamb of God. (Iglesia Hispana Luterana Cordero de Dios February 2017).
Hope to start Seminary Education in October 2017, I have a Doctorate in Medicine and can heal the human body with God’s guidance… Now I want to be a part of healing the souls with the help of our Lord and Father, and LEARN ALL I CAN ABOUT HIM, so I can share the knowledge as I help grow HIS CHURCH.

Evelyn Brewer

Office Administrator

​​​Evelyn joined Lamb of God’s staff as the Office Administrator in 2018. Evelyn comes with a strong administrative background. Prior to joining us she served for over 15 years at another religious institution in Illinois.  She is fluent in Spanish, as her family origins are from Guatemala. If you've ever called the Lamb of God office, you've most likely have spoken to Evelyn. She is responsible for the day to day operations of the Church, the Bellwether (our monthly newsletter), and our Sunday presentations and handouts, among many other responsibilities . Outside Lamb of God, Evelyn enjoys spending time with her family. She moved to Florida with her husband in 2017, and after taking a year off, she feels blessed to have found Lamb of God’s welcoming community and is enthusiastic about meeting and serving all of its members.

Alex Sanchez

Director of Music

​Alex is a native of New York City and has family origins from Puerto Rico. He is a 10-year Navy veteran who served as a Hospital Corpsman on the aircraft carrier  Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) and in several Navy hospitals in the US. During his military years, he was very active with the Chaplain's Office providing music for church services on and off base and directing chapel choirs.  He is a world traveler with the military and as a civilian. He has completed long and short-term mission trips to China and Taiwan, respectively. Alex had originally planned to pursue a career in Cultural Anthropology, but recognized his God-given call to music ministry. He earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Sacred Music with an emphasis in organ and voice from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  He also attended Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, TN where he took classes in both theology and music and Lee University in Cleveland, TN,  where he took classes in church music organization and leadership, hymnology and hymnody. He has been a music educator in both the private and public school systems since 2010 and has taught all grade levels from VPK to 12th. He currently works as a music teacher for Polk County Public Schools and has served as Director of Music and Organist at Lamb of God Lutheran Church since January of 2018.  

Liz Heidegger

Handbell Choir Director

Liz has a Bachelor of Music Education Degree from Capital University, in Columbus, Ohio. She also achieved the Mastery of Kodaly Certification and Level I and Level II of Orff Certification. While teaching music for 29 years in the public school system in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Florida., she also was a presenter on Performance-based Teaching and Sequential Teaching with State Goals and National Standards at county and state workshops for teachers. Liz's middle school choirs received outstanding ratings at state contests.

Beyond teaching school Liz was very active in the music programs of the following churches where her husband was pastor: St. Peter's Lutheran, Stendal, IN: started a children's choir, directed the adult choir and was the organist; St. John Lutheran, Ft. Wayne IN: sang in the adult choir and directed the church school choir; Zion Lutheran, Elgin IL: started a choir school for young children which developed into a childrens choir and a youth choir, directed the adult choir, and was the organist; Bethel Lutheran, Bartonville IL: directed three children / youth choirs and started three handbell choirs (two for children and one for adults), sang in the adult choir and was the substitute organist. While her husband was Chaplain at the Good Samaritan Village in Kissimmee FL, Liz started two handbell choirs for residents, playing several years at Walt Disney World for the Christmas season. Liz has over 20 years experience in directing handbell choirs for all ages. After joining Lamb of God Lutheran in 2002, Liz was a substitute organist, joined the adult chorale, played in the handbell choir, and started a children's choir which developed into the present youth choir.