Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at FCC

Meet our leadership

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Ben James - Lead Pastor

Ben came to First Church in 2014. Since then, he has served on FCC's pastoral team, becoming our Lead Pastor in March of 2019. Ben is married to his wife of 20+ years, Kim.

Thomas McClure - Youth Pastor

Thomas is from Northern Ireland and joined the FCC Staff in July of 2020. Thomas is married to his wife Kyleigh.

Kennedi Meredith - Worship Leader

Kennedi has been a part of FCC since she started at KCU. She has been a part of the worship team since then, and was named our Worship Pastor in June, 2020.

Mandy Langstaff - Interim Children's Pastor

Mandy has been a part of FCC for almost her whole life. She has volunteered with the First Church leadership team, in various roles, since 2016. Mandy is an East Carter & KCU Graduate and teaches locally within the school system.

Vicki Gilbert - Administrator

Vicki has been at First Church for almost 20 years. Since then, she has served as FCC's office administrator. ´╗┐Vicki is married to her husband, WC who serves as a deacon.