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Say hello to the leadership team at First Christian

Meet our leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at First Christian. Let us know if there is anything we can help you with!

Matt Bortmess - Executive Pastor

Jon Hanson - Pastor; Director of Small Groups

Jeremy Damgaard - Director of Operations

Thomas Hale - Pastor; Director of Worship

Heather Yochum - Director of Kids Ministry

Tim Umphreys - Pastor; Director of Missions and Communications

Amanda Will - Admin Assistant

Jenn Umphreys - Admin Assistant

Angela Nink - Elementary Leader

Sarah Burget - Early Childhood Leader

Mark Nightser - Director of Facilities

Have any further questions? Email our office staff here.

Elder Team

Our elder team oversee and guide the mission and vision of First Christian. Our elders are Terry Bahl, Stan Beckner, Jamey Cline, Larry Royce, Tom Umphreys, and Mark Welch

If you have questions for them, you can email them at