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Steve Hayes

Senior Pastor

Pastor Steve Hayes began his ministry on June 3, 2012. He brings forty years of leadership experience and a passion for the community to our church. He has lead churches and Christian organizations in Indiana and Florida. He has challenged the church to be unified, missional and transformational in it worship and outreach. He is married to Marianna, has six children and eighteeen grandchildren. In his spare time he will lead an indoor cycling program at the YMCA, he is a triathlete and loves to watch movies and birds. You can call on Pastor Steve. He would like to pray with you.

Email Steve

Cell: 217-294-1700

Steve Morgan

Associate Minister

Steve joined the staff at FCC on November 3, 2016. Steve will be responsible for the leadership to teenagers from 6th-12th grades and young families in the church. Steve lives in Neoga with his wife, Shawnc and girls Machelle and Saylor.

Robin Myers

Administrative Assistant

Robin has been on staff at FCC since August of 2000. Robin oversees office administration as well as being the treasurer for FCC. She is key in all church operations and planning. She loves to spend time with her husband John and their two daughters, Kayla and Cydney.

Richard Eident

Seniors' Pastor

Richard joined the staff at FCC in September 2014. He is the minister to Seniors in the church. Richard lives in Mattoon with his wife, Joy.

Marcia Roetker


Marcia is our organist who plays in the 8:30 am Traditional service on Sunday mornings.

Jan Kepley

Accompanist and Bell Choir Director

Jan joined the staff at FCC in August of 2012. She plays the piano for the traditional and contemporary services and directors the Bell Choir. Jan lives in Mattoon with her husband Gary.

Dolo Wishard

Kids' Minister and Church Custodian

Dolo began her ministry as the Kids' Minister in November of 2017. She is responsible for children infants - 5th grade. She oversees the nursery, jr. church and the Mid-Week program on Wednesday evenings during the school year. Dolo is also responsible for the immediate upkeep and oversight of the church grounds. The FCC Trustees cooperate with Dolo on basic maintenance and projects which arise in caring for the FCC physical property.

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