GIBSON CENTER GYMNASIUM
Gibson Center Gymnasium Management and Operations: Through a contract awarded in August 2017, CLC began the operation and management of the Gibson Center Gymnasium providing staffing and creating a wide range of fitness and educational programs and community activities for all ages to expand opportunities for recreation, education, arts, cultural activities, large events benefiting the community, mentoring, sporting events, STEM educational programs and senior programs to benefit the citizens and general public of Brevard County.
Pastor Arthur Blatch
Pastor Arthur C, Blatch III serves as President and Senior Pastor of Christian Life Center and Chief Administrator of the Life Center Academy. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Florida A&M University. He’s the owner and founder of Blatch Fine Arts Company which opened in 1976. He worked as a Graphics Illustrator at Kennedy Space Center from March 1976 to August 1998. He served as Senior Pastor of Antioch Christian Fellowship in Titusville from February 1999 to July 2007. He’s the Director and Founder of the Gentlemen in Training Program and Sons of Thunder Summer Camp Programs. He also served on Advisory Board for North Brevard Charities from 2007 through 2015
Patricia Hickman-Barber serves as Principal of the Life Center Academy and oversees many of the school and church extracurricular activities. Principal Barber has received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education from University of Central Florida and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Technology from Nova Southeastern University. Ms. Hickman-Barber also has a Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. Ms. Barber worked in the Brevard County Public School System from January 2003 to September 2012 teaching grades Kindergarten through 6th grade and serving as a Reading Coach and Title One Curriculum Coordinator.
Derrick Blassingame serves as Minister of Music for the Christian Life Center. He has over forty (40) years’ experience as a Minister of Music. He is Chief Executive Officer of the Pianoman Academy and is employed as a Music Teacher at Golfview Elementary. He also served ten (10) years in the United States Air Force.
Elder Jimmy Hawkins, Elder Joyce Hawkins and Sister Linda Blatch serve as financial officers for the Christian Life Center of Titusville and oversee the Churches financial functions.