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Adam Bowers

Senior Pastor

John Richardson

Executive Pastor of Discipleship

Kevin Krosley

Executive Pastor of Leadership Development + Operations

Andrew Miller

Pastor of Worship Ministries

Steve Lancaster

Pastor of Student Ministries

Nick Parker

Groups Pastor

Sejdo Alimanovic

Custodian

Martin Becktol

Director of Technical Ministry

Alec Biggs

Worship Leadership Team

Rachel Biggs

Local Outreach Coordinator

Irene Brunke

Nursery and KC Friends Coordinator

Rasema Dzafic

Custodian

Jason Fahey

Worship Leadership Team

Alice Farmer

Receptionist

Ava Farrar

Video Intern

Andrew Fisher

Student Ministries Intern

Todd Grove

Care Ministry Assistant

Caleb Harms

Website Manager

Robin Harms

Discipleship Executive & Ministry Assistant

Heather Hicker

Accounting Manager

Arik Hotopp

Student Ministry Programming Coordinator

Libby Hotopp

Kid Connection Admin. Assistant

Stephen Kruse

Worship Leadership Team

Michele Lehmann

Database and Contributions Manager

Craig Martin

Maintenance Engineer

Marlys Miller

Worship Music Assistant

Barret Moore

Executive Assistant to the Senior Pastor & Worship Admin

Carla Rupkey

Executive Assistant, Family Ministries

Erik Shirreffs

Safety Team Coordinator

Shanna Shirreffs

Connections Director

Teri Stiles

Receptionist and Accounting Clerk

Kari Terwelp

Director of Communication

Kelly Thomas

Fusion Coordinator

Brandon Whitmore

Plant Manager

Jordan Whitmore

Custodian

Amy Wibbenmeyer

Technical Ministry Assistant

Heather Wright

Executive Assistant, Leadership Development and Operations

Elders

The Elders are elected leaders who serve and shepherd the church. Contact them at elders@efree.org.

Adam Bowers

Senior Pastor

Bruce Eckhardt

Jeff Estes

Wil Glidewell

Bill Peskorse

Vice Chairman

Michael Proctor

Ben Thomas

Chairman

Martin Truong

Todd Yeager

Deacons

The biblical precedent for deacons comes from Acts 6, where the disciples sought godly men to assist in the daily operation of ministry.

At First Free, deacons are men and women who serve and provide oversight in various ministries as directed by the Elder Board and Senior Pastor. Some of their duties include administrative oversight over the church finances, benevolence, and other congregational and community ministries.

Deacons can be contacted at deacons@efree.org.

CURRENT DEACONS:

J.D. Long (Chair) – Facilities, Finance

Steve Quick (Vice-Chair) – Finance

Gayle Darby (Secretary) – Finance

Alan Heisel – Benevolence

Marilyn Simpson – Benevolence

Sue Stark – Benevolence

Dean Wimpfheimer – Benevolence, Finance

Wei Wu – Facilities

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