The elders at First Christian Church serve as shepherds and administrators. Each elder is assigned an area of oversight for the ministries of FCC, they are also assigned a portion of the membership to help shepherd. The elders have administrative oversight over the staff and help to set the vision and direction of the congregation. Elders serve in three year terms of service. 

Steve Hammack

Steve helps to oversee the Community Formation areas of ministry, which include Men's and Women's ministries, Buildings and Grounds, and Senior Christian Fellowship.


Steve also helps to  shepherd those in the congregation wtih last names starting with C, D, E, and N.  Deacons Robert Conger and Lynn Smith assist him with this task. 

Ricky Howell

Ricky helps to oversee the Discipleship ministry. These ministries include Sunday School, classes and seminars, as well as our Prayer Ministry. 


Ricky also helps to  shepherd those in the congregation with last names starting with  K, O, P, R, and V. Deacons Mike Salanik, Dave Shaffer, and Tony Veliky assist him with this task. 

Dennis Parnell

Dennis helps to oversee the Worship Ministries. These ministries include our Sunday morning worship service, our Praise Team, Tech Team, Security, Communion to Shut-Ins, and our Carolina Rest Home Ministry.


Dennis also helps to  shepherd those in the congregation with last names starting with A, B, F, L, H, I, and Y. Deacons Kenny Dickerson and John Nixon assist him with this task. 

Wayne Sanders

Wayne helps to oversee our Family Ministries. These ministries include our early childhood, children, youth, and family ministries. 


Wayne also helps to  shepherd those in the congregation with last names starting with J, S, and W. Deacons Travis Lyles and Joe Coyne assist him with this task. 

Tom Stanfield

Tom helps to oversee the ministry areas of Outreach and Missions. This area includes our Missions team, events, Hospitality, and Benevolence. 


Tom also helps to  shepherd those in the congregation with last names starting with G, M, and T. Deacons Steve Booher, and Jeff Gibson assist him with this task. 

Deacons

Deacons at First Christian Church serve as ministry leaders as needed in specific ministries. They also assist in the shepherding process with the Elders. Current deacons include: Steve Booher, Robert Conger, Joe Coyne, Kenny Dickerson, Jeff Gibson, Travis Lyles, John Nixon, Michael Salanik, Dave Shaffer, Lynn Smith, and Tony Veliky.