PINELLAS PARK - Good Samaritan Church, at 6085 Park Blvd. N., Pinellas Park, recently welcomed its new pastor, the Rev. Jennifer Marie Daysa.
Daysa began her ministry with the church June 1. She comes from the Congregational Church of Exeter, New Hampshire, where she served as the director of youth and family ministries. Jen attended Princeton Theological Seminary, graduating in 2010 with a Master of Divinity degree. She was raised in the Presbyterian Church and is now affiliated with the United Church of Christ.
Daysa was ordained into the United Church of Christ on May 10, 2014, and this is her first call as a senior pastor. She and her wife, Julie Daysa, have two children, Jacob, 6 months, and Joelle 3 months, and two dogs, Jonah and Jayla. They are currently looking for a home in the Pinellas Park area.