Pastors and Staff 

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REV. MICHAEL HANSEN

Senior Pastor

Michael grew up in Williamsburg, Virginia. His early ministry was with university students working as a Hall Director and Academic Advisor. He met his wife Maggie in graduate school where they both studied Christian Spiritual Formation and Leadership. Their first years of marriage were spent in Colorado before Michael responded to the call to pursue pastoral ministry. After graduation from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2018, Michael served as an Assistant Pastor for Discipleship at First & Calvary Presbyterian Church in Springfield, MO. Michael and Maggie have three children, Ellie, Jude, and Leah (born in December 2020!). Besides spending time with Maggie and the kids, Michael enjoys a good cup of coffee, running, and disc golf.

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REV. MICHAEL MORRIS

Assistant Pastor/ Director of Student Ministries 

Michael joined the staff at FPC in July 2019. He is from Douglasville, GA which is a suburb of Atlanta, GA. He and his wife, Emily, love being new Texans and welcomed their first son, David, in April of 2022 to go along with their two crazy cats! Michael is a graduate of Georgia College and State University (B.A., 2014), and Reformed Theological Seminary (M. Div., 2019). He is an avid sports fan and supports the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Hawks, Georgia Bulldogs, Atlanta United F.C. and Chelsea F.C.

 
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Christina Hargis

Organist

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Lance Hargis

Director of Music Ministries

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Dustin Fike

Director of Contemporary Music

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Lindsey Lunn

Interim Director for Children and Family Ministry 

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Hayden Cowan
Office Administrator 
hayden@myfirstpres.org

Beth Barnard
TLC Director

beth@myfirstpres.org
 

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Kristen Byas
Creative Director
kristen@myfirstpres.org

 
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Carlana Fitch
Financial Director

carlana@myfirstpres.org

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LaNita Hernandez
Custodial Supervisor

 

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Rev. Dr. Isaac Butterworth

Retired Senior Pastor 

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Ron Hough

Organist Emeritus

CONGREGATIONAL LEADERSHIP

ELDERS
(THE SESSION)

Class of 2022

 

Glenn Askew

Mike Bomar

Darrell Coleman

Lisa Green

Michael Mills

Class of 2023

 

Sherry Fitts

Mark Henderson

Bryan Schaffner

Josh Whittiker

David Wolverton

Class of 2024

 

Gale Richardson

Kayla Henderson

Fred Krautz

Jeff Blacklock

DEACONS

Class of 2022

 

Jill Avis

Pam Bender

Paula Elmore

Pam Harvey

Ashley Mills

Joy Schulke

Sam Steen

Marilyn Waggoner

Class of 2023

 

Cheri Armstrong

Helena Cox

Jennifer Estes

Amber Flores

Trent Henderson

Nancy Laird

Susan Reagan

Bill Smith

Class of 2024

 

Nanette Blacklock

Sandra Bruce

Charles Herzfeld

Alice Huang

Malorie Sager

Becky Pfeiffer

Lisa Williamson