Sarah Groves
Young & Median Families Pastor
Sarah Groves


Sarah moved to Jacksonville in 2008 after spending 9 years in Arkansas.  Sarah is married to Mark and they enjoy serving together on the Deermeadows staff. She spends time encouraging adults to know, love and serve God in their daily lives.

Sarah is a native of Illinois, but grew-up in Nashville, Tennessee.  A graduate of Samford University and Southwestern Seminary, Sarah's ministry and professional experiences have thrust her into teaching in public and private schools, leading camp staffs, consulting with churches and denominational leaders around the country in the area of missions and teenagers, and serving on church staffs in Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, and Florida.  She has authored and co-authored four books, and has been a regular contributor for various Christian periodicals and devotional publications.

Sarah is a mom, and loves spending time with her husband and daughters.   She leads ministry with young and median adults at Deermeadows.