Larry and Carol McGarry
Pastor Larry and his wife, Carol, have been the Pastors at First Assembly since August 2002. They have pastored churches in Paisley, LaPine, and Canby Oregon. Prior to coming to Prineville, Pastor Larry was the Director of Admissions at Salem Bible College in Salem, Oregon.
They married in 1966 and have 3 grown children -- Tanya, Shawna and Isaiah. They also have 6 grandsons -- Michael, Matthew, Mark who live in Salem, Oregon. and Ethan, Kyle and Carter who live in Bend, Oregon.
Their vision for First Assembly of God is to provide a place where individuals can come to a service that is comfortable, friendly and informative. Their heart's desire is to present people with the simple truths of Scripture in a way that they can be easily applied to daily living.
Carol serves as the Intercessory Prayer Team Coordinator and Decorator for the church.
Jesse, pictured with his wife Marilyn, serves as a board member. In addition he teaches the Adult Sunday School Class.
Gary & Marilyn Brinton
Board Member/Stitches-N-Love (Quilters)
Gary serves as a board member and Marilyn serves as one of the church's quilters.
John and Barbara Houser
Board Member/The Lord's Table
John serves as a church board member. John and Barbara are also responsible for the monthly preparations for The Lord's Table.
Kirk and Patty McManus
Advisory Council Member and Head Usher/Worship Team
Kirk and Patty, pictured with their children Melody, Brittany, Truman King, Faith King, and Gabby King, are very active in church ministry. Kirk is a member of the church's Advisory Council and is in charge of staffing and training all ushers and greeters. Patty serves as a member of the worship team.
Advisory Council Member
Phyllis, pictured with her husband Bill, has been involved with First Assembly of God since her childhood. She currently services on the Advisory Council.
Advisory Council Member/Nursery Worker
Karen, pictured with her husband Max, is a member of the Advisory Council and serves in the church's Nursery.
Admin Asst. to Pastor/Teacher
Carolyn, pictured here with her husband Les, serves as the church Bookkeeper and Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor. Carolyn also is the Director of our Christian Education Department and is responsible for our Sunday school ministry and directing "Kid's Konnection" which is our children's church ministry for ages 5 - 12.
Prayer Vigil Coordinator/Teacher
Marie coordinates the Prayer Vigil schedule for Life and Death Needs. She is also the teacher for the Youth class on Sunday mornings.
Randy has a heart and passion for music. He serves as the Sunday morning worship leader. Randy also teaches our Foundations S.O.N. - day School class.
Loretta is pictured here with her husband J.B. Loretta is responsible for the training and staffing of First Assembly's Nursery, she is also one of the quilters.
Stitches-N-Love (Quilters) Coordinator
Juanita, pictured with her husband Marvin, coordinates the church’s quilting ministry. The quilts they make have gone to Grandma’s House and Teen Challenge in Bend, Oregon, The Shepherd’s Ministry in LaPine, Oregon and to needy people in our community.
Jim and Janice Powell
Audio Visual Coordinator
Jim, pictured with his wife Janice, is responsible for operating the Sanctuary Media Center/Sound Booth.
Admin Asst., Crook County Christian School
Linda has served Crook County Christian School as the Administrative Assistant from the beginning of the school. She is pictured here with her husband, Norman.