Nathan pooley

Radically saved 13 years ago at 17 years old. He felt the call to minister and preached his first sermon shortly after, and has not looked back.

He married his wife Kaitlyn Pooley in May of 2009. Kaitlyn is a registered nurse and worship leader. Nathan and Kaitlyn make a great team as they follow God and serve others.

Nathan is currently serving in ministry at Upper Room at Innerlight on Pensacola Beach, and GBUMC. Upper Room is a ministry that started as a six week bible study and is now an outreach to over one hundred people each week. This outreach provides a free meal, fellowship, worship, and the word of God every week. Nathan also worked 11 years for Buffalo Rock, Pepsi holding over 8 positions in his time there. Nathan spends much of his free time in the Gulf of Mexico surfing, paddle boarding, or fishing. Nathan also helps coordinate mission teams to go to Nicaragua, where Nathan and Kaitlyn have both visited on mission trips.

Nathan has served as youth pastor in several churches along the Florida gulf coast. He has assisted in and facilitated numerous church plants and mission trips. He has a heart to reach the lost with the amazing love of Christ. His charismatic and uncompromising message of devotion to God is evident in all he does.


Miranda Mitchell

Miranda received Jesus to be the Lord of her life at the sweet young age of 3 and has been living her life for Him since then. She knew God was calling her to serve in ministry at 15 and never looked back since.

In April of 2016, she married the love of her life, Matt Mitchell. Together they lead worship and serve all around the Pensacola, Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach area.

Miranda and Matt are the worship leaders at GBUMC's secondary campus, Worship at the Water and have been leading there for the past 2 years. She is now looking forward to this amazing time working with the youth at GBUMC!