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.

LUCAS YANTZ

YOUTH PASTOR

Pastor Lucas teaches and encourages our Unite Youth students.

VERONICA KEMP

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Veronica works with the executive pastors and the rest of the team. She brings continuity and administrative excellence to everything we do. 

TONY TOCCO

LIFE GROUPS DIRECTOR

Tony organizes and equips Life Groups Leaders and other ministries around First Assembly and the community.

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.

JACOB LABERTEW

YOUNG ADULTS & ONLINE ENGAGEMENT DIRECTOR

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

The Deacons.

Back Row (Left to Right):
Chris Gillott, Ron Brown, Mike Walsh, Darryl Adams

Front Row (Left to Right):
Bayo Adanri, Joel Labertew, Kurt Gummerman, Brittany Gulso

The Deacons


(back row) Chris Gillott Ron Brown, Mike Walsh, Darryl Adams
(front row) Bayo Adanri, Joel Labertew,  Kurt Gummerman, Brittany Gulso


VOLUNTEER DIRECTORS

SCOTT KEMP

CELEBRATE RECOVERY

LESLIE ELDER

ROYAL FAMILY KIDS 

RON BROWN

CARE TEAM