First Christian Church Staff
Rev. Darla Goodrich
Rev. Darla Goodrich was called to First Christian Church in August 2016. She is a graduate of Texas Christian University (BS) and Eden Theological Seminary (MDiv). Rev. Goodrich was ordained in St. Louis, Missouri where she served congregations of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). She has traveled with Disciples delegations to post war Bosnia, South Africa, Lesotho, and South India. Rev. Goodrich is married to Mark Frank and has four children, Kara, Brant, Megan, and Jamie. She enjoys running, hiking, camping, yoga, oil painting, reading, meditation, and most of all, being with her family.
Peter Harper, Associate Pastor
Peter Harper began as Associate Pastor in May 2014. He is finishing his work at Lexington Theological Seminary. The son of Disciple pastors, Peter graduated from Barton College in North Carolina where he served as Youth Minister.
Kelly Choir Director
Kelly Cassady is our new Chancel Choir Director. Kelly is a Butler University Summa Cum Laude graduate and currently serves as the High School Choral and Musical Theater Director at North Montgomery High School. She is also an accomplished professional vocalist, and is Assistant Artistic Director of the Circle City Chamber Choir as well as having performed at the Vanity Theater and Myers Dinner Theater.
Jaci Wollenberg, Music Director / Organist
Jaci Wollenberg is our Music Director and Organist. She coordinates special music with solos and instrumentalists as well as accompanying all our worship experiences.
Michelle Dice, Secretary
Kym Bushong, Keeper of the House