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…
Associate Pastor/Youth

Stephen Flint

“In 2013, My family and I moved to Saint Cloud from my hometown Jacksonville, FL. Rebecca and I have two children, Chandler and Amelia and a dog, Macy. I graduated from Trinity Baptist College in 2004, was ordained in 2008, and have served in various roles over the years as a Youth Pastor, Assistant Pastor, and Interim Pastor. None of those credentials are as important as the fact that I love people and want to see God work in and…
Children’s Ministry Director

Rebecca Flint

My family and I moved to St. Cloud in 2013. I have been married to my husband since 2003 and God has blessed us with two amazing kids. My heart’s desire is to help children develop a relationship with the Lord and to help them realize they are never too young to make an impact for Him. I am so grateful for the opportunity to serve my Savior, my church family, and my community. 
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,…