Our elders do a wonderful job of shepherding the congregation at Concord Street.  To read more about these men please click see below.  

"Therefore take heed to yourselves and to all the flock, among which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God which He purchased with His own blood" Acts 20:28,

  • Ron Benvegna

    Originally from Nashville, TN, Ron attended Lipscomb University and graduated with a degree in Business. During college he did mission work in Scotland and South Carolina. He met his wife, Rovenia, in chapel during his first quarter before graduation. They maried in 1975 and have two sons. James and Emilie have three daughters and live in Stuart, FL, where he serves as a deacon at the Stuart church of Christ. Matthew and Janelle live in that Atlanta area and have two daughters. They are active at the Peachtree Corners church of Christ.  

    Ron Previously served as a deacon at Concord Street from 1980-81 before being transferred to Maryland with Lockheed Martin Corp. He served as an elder at Central church of Christ in Altamonte Springs, FL, as well as at the Sanford church of Christ. He spent 38 years in the Aerospace Industry and is now retired. He holds a U.S. Coast Guard Captain's license and enjoys woodworking and fishing. He was installed as an elder at Concord Street on March 25, 2018.  

  • Ulysses Campbell

    Ulysses (UL) Campbell is a native Floridian residing in Orlando most of his life. He attended Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida with a major in mathematics education. He met his wife Rhonda while attending FSU.

    UL, as he is known, worked in the hospitality/food service industry for over 22 years, with the majority of his career in that industry, as an associte of the Ruby Tuesday Restaurants. Designated as a corporate trainer, he often traveled to different locations to train restaurant/kitchen staff to assure the uniform quality of the foods served to Ruby Tuesday diners. For the past 7 years he has been employed by Orange County I operations as a firefighter.

    UL and Rhonda have one daughter, three sons and three grandchildren.

    Ulysses began his service as a Shepherd in April, 2008.


    Brentson (Brent) J. Bell Jr. was born in Decatur, Alabama. Brent currently works for the U.S. Army as a Deputy Product Manager. He is the son of 1SGT(R) Brentson J. Bell Sr (United States Marine Corp) and Mrs. Patricia Morris Bell. Brent has three siblings: Stacey, Brandon, and Brian Bell.

    Brent became a member of the body of Christ at Moulton Heights Church of Christ in Decatur, Alabama in 1991. He developed a love for God and Christ, and continued to cultivate that love through the years as he pursued a Bachelors in Computer Engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, (UAH). Brent also has a Masters in Business Administration from UAH.

    He met his now wife, Gale Bell, who is from Trinidad and Tobago, in March 2000 on Brent and Gale, through their shared love for the Father, became husband and wife in Oct 2002. They started a family and became members of the Church of Christ by the Highway and then Madison Church of Christ. They currently have two sons, Jace (18) and Jayden (15). As a family, they were blessed to share precious moments in several ministries in Christ including several years of co-leading the fellowship ministry, participating in lads to leaders, as well as missionary work in the United States, West Africa, Peru, and Trinidad & Tobago.

    The Bell family moved to Orlando in 2018 and became members of the Concord Family. One of Brent's favorite scriptures is Roman 12:9-11: Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love; give preference to one another in honor; not lagging behind in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord.

  • Ted Thompson

    Ted Thompson is a Christian, Husband, Father, Grandfather, and Adventurer who loves to share Christ with whomever he meets. Ted was born in Chicago, IL, grew up in Dayton, OH, and went to college in New Hampshire (Dartmouth). He worked most of his business career in NYC and has lived in Orlando since 1991. He has been married to his wife, Marion, for 39 years and shares one daughter, Jasimine Joiner, one son in-law, Harvey Joiner, and four grandchildren. Their household is an unpaid reality show. Ted was baptized at Westmorland Church of Christ, Orlando, on August 18, 1991. He and his family have been members of Concord since 1995.