Our Ministry Team         and Staff

Mike & Laura Thacker



Pastor Mike had lived in Indiana his whole life. He married Laura almost five years ago after his wife passed away.  Together they have 4 children, two girls and two boys. They moved to Florida three years ago, just 2 weeks before Hurrican Irma. They enjoy traveling together as much as possible.



Leon & Victoria Illig

Assistant Pastor




Linda Morack

Church Secretary


Linda was a longtime resident of New Galilee, Pennsylvania, bordering the Amish country of East Palestine, Ohio.  She and her husband, Tony, of 20 years, moved to Zephyrhills, Florida, twelve years ago.  Linda and Tony have five grown children, who still reside in Pennsylvania.


Linda graduated from business school, has been a secretary most of her life, and enjoys voluneteering for various ministries.  She enjoys reading, sightseeing, and visiting her family back in Pennsylvania.




Thea Hutchinson

Church Secretary


Thea was born and raised in Michigan. She worked for 26 years at North Oakland Home Health Care, first as Secretary and retiring as medical biller/coder. When she retired she moved to Florida to be closer to her parents. She has been a member of the church since moving to Florida. 


Brinda & Jim Illig

Church Custodians




Dan Welcher

Charlotte Hutchinson

David Barnett

Church Trustees




Dan Welcher

Jim Illig

Church Deacons




Contact Us Today!

Richland Baptist Church
40443 Stewart Rd

Zephyrhills, FL 33540

Phone: +1 352 567-2990

E-mail: info@richlandbc.org

Service Times


  • Sunday School,  9:45 am SUSPENDED UNTIL JUNE 7th, 2020
  • Morning Worship, 11:00 am
  • Evening Worship, 6:00 pm


  • Wednesday Church-Family Suppers, 5:45 pm - SUSPENDED UNTIL JUNE 3rd, 2020
  • Praise & Prayer, 7:00 pm
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