Meet the team.

PASTORS & STAFF

JOEL LABERTEW

LEAD PASTOR

Pastor Joel is responsible for the overall leadership, vision, and direction of First Assembly.

CHRIS GILLOTT

EXECUTIVE PASTOR

Pastor Chris leads the worship team and serves the staff. Equipping and helping our team fulfill their callings.

ODULIO RIOS

SPANISH PASTOR

Pastor Odulio is responsible for the leadership, vision, and direction of Iglesia Celebración.

RYAN SCHUMACHER

KIDS PASTOR

Pastor Ryan leads our kids in KidNation. He works with kids and parents to teach God’s word and life lessons.

JALEIGH PORTILLO

MINISTRIES PASTOR

Pastor Jaleigh helps resource all our church  ministries, and develop our processes, and discipleship systems.

VERONICA KEMP

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Veronica works with the pastors, directors, and leaders to achieve the goals of First Assembly to provide administrative support.

ANGELA LOPEZ

MINISTRY ASSISTANT

Angela works with the pastors, directors, and leaders to achieve the goals of First Assembly to provide administrative support.

JACOB LABERTEW

YOUNG ADULTS & ONLINE ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR

Jacob leads the Young Adults and directs the First Assembly @Home experience.

DARLA SHUMAKER

FACILITIES DIRECTOR

Darla oversees the First Assembly facility. Her passion is that the church looks great and that all environments are safe and clean.

Our Deacons.

Back Row (Left to Right):
Larry Wilder, Ron Brown, Bayo Adanri, Chris Gillott, Darryl Adams

Middle Row (Left to Right):
Joel Labertew, Kurt Gummerman, Duncan Daniel, Vernon Smith

Front Row (Left to Right):
Marlito Favila, Alan Gulso

Our Deacons

Back Row (Left to Right):
Larry Wilder, Ron Brown, Bayo Adanri, Chris Gillott, Darryl Adams

Middle Row (Left to Right):
Joel Labertew, Kurt Gummerman, Duncan Daniel, Vernon Smith

Front Row (Left to Right):
Marlito Favila, Alan Gulso.

VOLUNTEER DIRECTORS

TONY TOCCO

LIFE GROUPS 

SCOTT KEMP

CELEBRATE RECOVERY

BRITTANY GULSO

CONNECTING POINT

WENDY CARLTON

ROYAL FAMILY KIDS 

RON BROWN

CARE TEAM