Leadership Staff

Leadership Staff

Lead Pastor

Leonard Thompson

Pastor Leonard along with his wife Karen, founded Heartcry Chapel in 2005 after serving part-time on staff for a church in Clermont, FL. They also helped found a church in 1988 in St. Cloud, FL that is going strong today. Pastor has a deep passion for people, for teaching and preaching God’s Word and for seeing lives changed through a personal encounter with Jesus Christ. He believes the Bible holds real answers for every situation in life as we apply…
Worship Director

Shirlie Fornari

I was born and raised in New York. I’m married with two adult children and four grandchildren. I gave my life to the Lord as a teen and really began truly walking with Him in 2004 while living near & in the St Cloud area. I began attending Heartcry Chapel in 2007 and shortly thereafter began my journey on the worship team here. God has walked with me through countless moments that have been vital to my relationship with Him…
Ministries Coordinator

Christina Danna

I have been walking with the Lord since 2003 and continue daily. I am a Mom of two amazing kids. I am called to love the way the Lord has loved me no matter where I am at or what I do. I know who I am and whose I am. My life is daily learning, growing, forgiving, loving, sharing and being who I am in Him. Not perfect but real! My childhood, my teens, my life as an adult,…