pastors & staff


Chuck Foreman

Teaching  & Missions Pastor

Chuck, along with his wife Kathy and family were missionaries in Taiwan for 20 years before coming back to the US to pastor at FCCPHX. Chuck is dedicated to serving those who are the least, lost and last, everywhere he goes.

Jerome Parker

Community Pastor

Jerome is passionate about serving our community and bringing light to every area of our society. He serves on the board of Habitat for Humanity and is the spokesperson for the Healthy Giving Council. He would love to get you serving somewhere, in any capacity! 

Kathleen Welcher

Care & Connections Pastor

With joy, Kathleen celebrates God’s calling through counseling, discipling, speaking, writing, and caring for others. All these culminate in her role as Care and Connections Pastor at FCCPHX.

Soncire Brown

Children's Pastor

 Soncire is an Arizona native that was raised in church. She has a deep love for God and knowing his word. Her experiences have fueled a passion in her to teach kids about the incredible God that we serve.

Tyler Carlson

Student Pastor

Tyler has been in youth ministry for the past 5 years after graduating from Arizona Christian University. He is set on creating an environment where your students feel Seen, Heard and Loved. 

Jessica Kronteres

Worship Leader

Jessica is a passionate worshipper and a busy mom of four kiddos! 

Gary Paisley

Business Manager

Gary has finished something before you're even done saying it.  He is an active member in his community and serves on various missions boards and is the financial "go to guy" for many churches.

Marissa Parker

Media Coordinator

You will find Marissa tucked away in a corner taking photos or furiously updating our app and website. She loves to help people connect with God and each other through technology.

Dale Pedersen

Facilities Manager

Dale is the man with the plan. He is after God's heart and he loves to serve those around him. He wears the hat of an amazing mentor to men at House of Refuge, among many other hats. 

Deanna Shaw

Finance Dept. & Family Ministries Admin

You can often find Deanna's accounting office filled with paper made coral reefs , cactus flowers or western wear. VBS has never looked so good. 

Sandy Voris

Office Manager

Sandy is our office manager and so much more! She is a chaplain for Arizona Dept. of Public Safety , a talented bagpiper and works with our Reap What You Sew ministry. 

Natalie Clarke

Front Desk Coordinator

Natalie handles our front desk, tour scheduling AND all of our personalities.