Executive Leadership

  • Brandon Conner
    Senior Pastor
    Brandon Conner
    Senior Pastor

    Brandon was born in East Tennessee in a small town called Greeneville.  He graduated from East Tennessee State University with a degree in Speech and Communications, and then attended Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY where he earned degrees in Evangelism and Church Growth, Theology and Leadership. 

    He has been married to his wife Stephanie since 1999.  They have two children together, Maggie and Samuel.  Brandon has served in churches in Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, and Ohio prior to joining the Mosaic staff team in January of 2017.

  • Justin Daniel
    Family Ministry Pastor
    Justin Daniel
    Family Ministry Pastor

    Justin was born in Mobile, AL in 1985 and grew up Gulfport, MS.  He earned his Undergraduate Degree in Biblical & Theological Studies.  He has been married to Catie since 2010 and has a son name Jude who was born in 2014.  Justin has been in ministry since 2005 and has been working with Mosaic Church since 2009.


    He loves hanging out with his wife watching and Netflix, playing with his little boy, and occasionally knocking the dust off the guitar.

    Leslie Ferrer
    Communications & Media
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  • Jeremy Allen
    Pastor of Biblical Counseling
    Jeremy Allen
    Pastor of Biblical Counseling

    Jeremy is a native of Biloxi, MS.  He graduated Southeastern Bible College in 1993 with a BA in Church Ministry and has been involved in ministry ever since.  He married his wife Laura in March 1999 and they have three daughters.  Jeremy also graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2001 with a  Masters of Science in Counseling.


    He has served on staff with Mosaic since it was founded in 2008.




Worship & Creative

    Kieren Rouse
    Worship Pastor

    Kieren Rouse, originally from Great Yarmouth, England, moved to south Mississippi in 1996. Kieren joined the Mosaic Church staff in December of 2014. Kieren has over eight years of worship ministry experience along with six years of student pastoring at Superior Avenue Baptist Church in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Kieren attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary for three years where he was bitten by a radioactive spider while pursuing his B.A. in Biblical Studies and intends on resuming his education in 2017.

    Kieren’s passions in ministry include leading worship, teaching and preaching the Bible, discipleship, and connecting with people one-on-one. Kieren married his wife, Leighanne, in May of 2015 and they both feel confident that one day God will call them to church plant. However, until that day they both feel that God has called them to be missionaries to the 180,000 unchurched residents on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

    Leslie Ferrer
    Communications & Media
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Next Steps

    Jacob Dickerson
    Next Steps Pastor

    Jacob joined our staff in June of 2015. He has four years of Ministry experience and he holds a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Blue Mountain College in Blue Mountain, MS. He is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity degree with an emphasis in expository preaching from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, LA.. He is happily married to his wife, Molly, and they both live in the Ocean Springs area.

    Jacob’s passion is teaching and preaching the Bible. He holds firm to verse by verse exposition, and seeks to lead students to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ by connecting them to God and one another. 

    Craig Armes
    Serving Teams Director
    Craig is a native of Kentucky and moved to Mississippi after serving in the US Navy. He is a graduate of Liberty University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He and his wife Kim have been married for over 21 years and have two children. He has served in various volunteer positions and currently oversees MOMENTUM, Mosaic Church’s Mens Leadership Ministry. It is designed to equip men to be proactive leaders in their homes, church, community and workplace. It is his desire to make sure that all men have an environment to seek God’s direction and purpose for their life. He is committed to seeing Mosaic Church become more effective in making a difference along the Gulf Coast by encouraging men to become all the were meant to be.
    He is employed by Ingalls Shipbuilding where he has worked for 14 years as a Critical Path Scheduler. In his spare time he enjoys reading, playing golf, and photography.

Family Ministry

  • Justin Daniel
    Family Ministry Pastor
    Justin Daniel
    Family Ministry Pastor

    Justin was born in Mobile, AL in 1985 and grew up Gulfport, MS.  He earned his Undergraduate Degree in Biblical & Theological Studies.  He has been married to Catie since 2010 and has a son name Jude who was born in 2014.  Justin has been in ministry since 2005 and has been working with Mosaic Church since 2009.


    He loves hanging out with his wife watching and Netflix, playing with his little boy, and occasionally knocking the dust off the guitar.

  • Brock Matthews
    Student Ministry Director
    Brock Matthews
    Student Ministry Director
    Brock is originally from Poplarville, MS, but has moved several places in south Mississippi during his ministry which included four years in youth ministry and 2 years as an associate pastor. He joined the Mosaic staff in January 2016 as the Community and Local Outreach Director. Brock was married to his wife Lee (yes... they’ve heard all of the broccoli jokes) on March 14, 2015 and they both see church planting as something God has called them to do in the future.
    Brock has many passions in ministry, but the main one is developing community amongst the body of Christ in a way that leads them to love each other and constantly point people to Jesus. He and his wife feel that God has led them to join Mosaic in reaching the 180,000 unchurched people on the Gulf Coast.
  • Angel Nickerson
    Family Minister
    Angel Nickerson
    Family Minister

    Angel was born and raised in Keller, Texas but moved to Edmond, Oklahoma with her family where she graduated from Edmond Santa Fe High School in 2006. She cheered on the competition team at Oklahoma State in 2007 & 2008 and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma in May of 2012. She moved to Gulfport, MS in September of 2012 to help start the Mosaic Church Gulfport campus as the Children's Minister. She met her husband, Marcus, at Fallapalooza in September of 2013. In July of 2014, they married and decided it was best for them to take some time off from ministry to attend church together. Starting January of 2016, Angel resumed her position at the Gulfport campus leading the Family Ministry. She has been called to ministry since a young age and is ecstatic to have found Mosaic where she can fulfill that calling!

  • Bethany Braender
    Childrens Minister
    Bethany Braender
    Childrens Minister

    Bethany has lived in Ocean Springs most of her life. She comes from a blended family and is the second oldest of five brothers and sisters. She started attending and volunteering at Mosaic Church in 2009 as a high school student. She started working for Mosaic's family ministry as an intern in 2011, and she was ordained as Mosaic's children minister in 2014.


    Bethany and her husband, Jonathon, were married in May of 2015. They love taking road trips, eating good food, and serving Christ together.


Biblical Counseling

  • Jeremy Allen
    Pastor of Biblical Counseling
    Jeremy Allen
    Pastor of Biblical Counseling

    Jeremy is a native of Biloxi, MS.  He graduated Southeastern Bible College in 1993 with a BA in Church Ministry and has been involved in ministry ever since.  He married his wife Laura in March 1999 and they have three daughters.  Jeremy also graduated from the University of South Alabama in 2001 with a  Masters of Science in Counseling.


    He has served on staff with Mosaic since it was founded in 2008.

  • Judy Cloyd
    Minister of Biblical Counseling
    Judy Cloyd
    Minister of Biblical Counseling
    Judy Cloyd was born in Vietnam, and has lived on the beautiful MS Gulf Coast since 1972. She and her husband, Chuck, are parents to 4 children. Judy has been a Christ-follower since she was 16 in 1984; she has never regretted her conversion from Buddhism to Christianity. Judy serves on the Mosaic Church staff as a biblical counselor & the recovery minister for the Ocean Springs campus.
    The joy of the Lord is her strength, and she strives to be a contagious Christian. Judy believes her life’s calling is to introduce the lost and hopeless to the One and only Wonderful Counselor- Jesus Christ.
  • Gina Woods
    Biblical Marriage
    Gina Woods
    Biblical Marriage
    Gina was born in New Orleans,LA in 1960. She and her family moved to the MS Gulf Coast in 1992. She and Phillip have been married since 1979 and are the proud parents of 4 adult sons.
    Gina has been involved in various church and community ministries all of her adult life. Gina serves as a co-leader for a Mosaic Community Group, teaches weekly at Kids Beach Club and is on the leadership team for a local Moms of Preschoolers group.
    She enjoys spending time with her family,weekend trips to New Orleans and loves all things Mid-Century.

Support Staff

  • Angie Molyneaux
    Financial Admin
    Angie Molyneaux
    Financial Admin

    Angie serves as Financial Administrator and Creative Consultant. She graduated Ringling School of Art with a degree in Commercial Interior Design. She is responsible for payroll, assisting with the creation of new sets, and coordinating with our outside consultants on our building design. She oversees all interior design elements including installations and finish schedules. She serves as Mosaic’s liaison to the Ocean Springs art community.

  • Patty Beaguez
    Office Admin
    Patty Beaguez
    Office Admin

    Patty was born in Ocean Springs and has lived on the Gulf Coast all of her life. She began working at People’s Bank the year she graduated and later worked in Real Estate assisting agents and as administrative assistant for local companies in OS and recently came to work with Mosaic Church in November of 2012.


    Patty has been a Christian all of her life but re-dedicated her life to Christ in 2007 and began attending Mosaic in 2010. 

  • Amy Ferrer
    Executive Assistant
    Amy Ferrer
    Executive Assistant

    Since 2015, Amy has served as the Executive Assistant to the Senior Pastor. Amy was raised in Long Beach and from an early age was taught by her parents to love Jesus. She attended Bible Baptist Christian School in Gulfport and Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Mo. Her heart is to serve the people of Mosaic and to exemplify God's grace to them.
    She lives in Ocean Springs with her husband, Leslie, and daughter, Madisyn.