Pastoral Staff

Lead Pastor: Chuck & Annette Whitmire

Pastor Chuck became the senior pastor in 1990.  He came to us from First Assembly of God in Steelville where he had served as youth pastor.  Pastor Chuck graduated from Drury College and Central Bible College in Springfield, MO; his wife, Annette, graduated from Valley forge Christian College and Burge School of Nursing.  He and his wife have 3 sons, 1 daughter, and 3 grandchildren. Email Pastor Chuck

Associate Pastor: Ray & Lola Cook


Pastor Ray has been here since 1996.  He is originally from California, and was a paratrooper at one time.  He also serves as a chaplain for both the Rolla Rural Fire Department and the Missouri Highway Patrol.  He and his wife, Lola, both graduated from Central Bible College back in the day.  They enjoy spending time with their grandchildren any time they can. Email Pastor Ray

Children's Pastor: Brian & Beverly Feller


Pastor Brian came to us in 2008.  Both he and his wife, Beverly, graduated from Global University.  His mischievous sense of humor is readily apparent, and he also enjoys spending time with his wife, three children, Kaitlyn, Brylee, and Jacob, and his grandchildren. Email Pastor Brian 

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After School Ministries Director; Missions Pastor: Sam & Shanna Parker


Sam has been the KCA director at First Assembly since 2005.  He graduated from College of the Ozarks in 2002 with a degree in Philosophy and Religion, and has been involved with youth and children since then.  Sam and his wife Shanna love serving God, spending time with family, and working on Shanna's business.  Sam has four children. Email Sam

Support Staff

Office Manager: Karen Turner

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Facility Manager: Mark Berry

Call Mark: 573-364-1266

Business Administrator: Sandy Schmid

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