Matthew joined the First Christian Church staff in August of 2019. As Lead Minister, he is responsible for communicating vision and providing leadership for the church through Biblical teaching.
Matthew is a native of Illinois, pastoring a church in the Chicago suburbs for over 20 years prior to moving to Warsaw. He is a graduate of Lincoln Christian University and Wheaton College.
Matthew and his wife Kim have two daughters, Faith and Jordan. He enjoys sports (especially the Chicago Bears and Chicago White Sox), reading, and any excuse to be outdoors here in this beautiful area of Northern Indiana.
Bob and Lindsey Jones
Bob and Lindsey lead our Youth Ministry at First Christian Church. They have four children: Lilian, Ava, Maya, and Hudson.
Bob previously served as our Teens Minister and currently also serves at Life Line Youth and Family Services.
Bob attended Bethel College and Lindsey studied music education at IPFW. Bob and Lindsey enjoy board games, woodworking, cooking, and camping.
Megan joined FCC as the Children's Minister in 2021! She is from Northwest IN and has ministry degrees locally from Grace College and Grace Theological Seminary.
She loves sharing Jesus in fun and creative ways! Megan also enjoys singing, acting, making funny videos, sharing about grief, and playing board games.
CONNECTIONS & LIFEGROUP COORDINATOR
Hannah serves as the Connections and LifeGroup Coordinator. She joined FCC as a member in 2015. She and her husband, Mark, own a landscape company, and Hannah home schools their children, Drew, Tate, and Emma. She graduated from Grace College and has bachelor's degrees in Criminal Justice and Psychology.
Hannah enjoys sports, home renovations and cooking.
Jo has been serving as Office Coordinator since March 2019. She is married to Charlie and has 3 children, 3 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren. Jo serves the Lord in many ways including in ministry, service, and evangelism to the motorcycling community thru Christian Motorcyclists Association along with her Husband.
Jo has an Associates Degree in Liberal Arts with a Business Minor and has worked through the years in different aspects of the business community. She shares, "I so enjoy sharing the love of Jesus by serving the First Christian Church Family. It is a true privilege and blessing to work along side the FCC Ministers & Staff in serving our Lord and the Church Family together."
Jo enjoys traveling to visit family, motorcycle riding behind her Husband on their Indian Roadmaster, and being ready in any capacity to assist others in Jesus' name.
CHILDREN'S MINISTRY INTERN
Faith is a Senior at Grace College, studying Educational Ministry and Pedagogy. She is from Valparaiso, IN. Faith loves working with kids and is so excited for the opportunity to learn!