Welcome To The Chapel in Seffner, Florida
Church Elders
In keeping with Scripture, The Chapel has identified men of God to assist in the governance of the congregation and to tend to the business affairs of the church. If you have any questions or comments concerning our elders, please contact us

Jose Hernandez

Jose Hernandez and his wife, Jacqueline, have been members of The Chapel Church since August 2020. They have three children Michelle, Jose Jr, and Rachel. Jose has served at The Chapel as a life group leader and is currently involved in the tech ministry and on the assimilation team. He works in cyber security for a major financial company.

Tony Emperator

Tony and his wife Jukina have been attending The Chapel since 2020. Tony continues to serve as needed in various ministry areas at The Chapel. Tony is a graduate of the University of Florida where he was a collegiate national champion in the sports field. He is employed as an assistant principal at a local high school.

Ryan Harrington

Ryan has been married to his wife, Heather, for 20 years and they have 4 children. They were members of Baylife Church since 2010 and joined The Chapel campus in 2019. Ryan serves as a leader for the men’s ministry, assists his wife in the church cafe, and has also served on The Chapel’s security team. Ryan owns a residential and commercial painting company. He loves serving the Lord and considers it an honor to serve at The Chapel.

Steve Knight

Steve and his wife, Elaine, have been attending The Chapel since March of 2021. They have two sons and are grandparents to five granddaughters. Steve currently serves as a life group leader and is a participant in The Chapel’s Wednesday night men’s group. He is semi-retired and works as a self-employed handyman.