Staff at First:

Lead Team:
Danny Schaffner Jr., Lead Pastor
Jerry Hopkins, Executive Pastor
Jeff Sutton, Creative Arts Pastor
Erin FenelonChildren's Pastor
Eric Friedmann, Location Pastor-Urbana
Daniel ThompsonGroups Pastor

Ministry Staff:
Don Orr, Missions and Operations Pastor
Hank Sanford, Care Pastor
Jared Prince, Creative Arts Associate Pastor
Aaron Hayse, Creative Arts Associate Pastor
Heidi Gnadt, Guest Services Pastor & Accounting Administrator
Blaine Wright, Communications Pastor
Garren Holt, Student Associate Pastor
Britany Carver, Student Assistant
Jackie Holt, Children's Associate Pastor
Elaine Stone, Children's Assistant and Special Needs Coordinator
Tiffany Hamilton, Nursery Director

Support Staff:
Jacob Ablen, Facilities Assistant
Carson Osmond,  Facilities Assistant

Tracy Burgess, Administrative Assistant
Michelle Jacob, Administrative Assistant

To contact members of our staff, please use the form on the Contact Us page.