Pr. LaCroix retired from pastoral work several years ago and has since been quite busy doing interim work around the area. Originally from the Chicago area, he and his wife Christine have lived in the area for over ten years. He is looking forward to assisting Messiah through the search and call process.
John Renfroe is the director of music and organist at Messiah. He leads the Chancel Choir, the Messiah Motet Ensemble, the SonRise Singers and the Evensong Ensemble. He also supervises the Christian Education programs, Youth Ministries, and visitations to the homebound. John graduated from Stetson University with a degree in organ performance as church music major with a minor in music theory and composition. He is very active in community and synod music events. John and his wife of 31 years, Darlene, live in Fort Myers. His daughter Courtney graduated from Stetson University and his son John David is completing doctoral studies in music performance (bass trombone) at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.