Our Church Staff

Lead Pastor
Andy Heer

Pastor Andy and his wife Stephanie were each born and raised in Kansas.  They attended Mid America Nazarene University where they met and later married in 1989.  They have raised 5 children: Josh is a pastor in Olathe, Kansas with his wife Jill and their two children; Nick who works for Koch Industries in Wichita, Kansas is married to his wife Susie; Annalise is a traveling nurse; Sarah is a twin with Anna and is also a nurse living in Fort Scott, Kansas with her husband Johnathan Stark; Ashley is an elementary teacher living in Overland Park, Kansas with her husband Mac.


Stephanie is a Registered Nurse and her specialty is labor and delivery.  She was raised a PK (Pastor's Kid) and has always been active in local church ministry.  Stephanie has served and led Children's ministry as well as the worship team.  She loves her dog Isabelle and spending time reading books on the beach.


Pastor Andy has served churches in Kansas and Alaska before moving to Hernando, Florida.  Andy loves the church and helping people follow Jesus.  Andy loves watching and playing sports (Go KC Royals, KC Chiefs and KU Basketball), reading books and playing with his cameras.

Crystal Gilmer
Crystal joined us in 2019. She brings joy to the office and we are blessed to have her on staff. David works at the Veterans Administration here in Citrus County. Crystal and her husband, David, also serve as Celebrate Recovery Florida State Reps and are the Celebrate Recovery Ministry Leaders here at The Hernando Church of the Nazarene.
Crystal and David are both amazing musicians and currently serve on our Praise and Worship team for our services.
We are thankful to have both of them here at HerNaz!