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  • DARIN MIRANTE

    DMIRANTE@FIRSTCHURCH.ME

    Darin graduated from Cincinnati Christian University with a degree in counseling. He has served at First Church since 2001. He enjoys traveling with his wife, playing basketball and golf,  reading, and drinking coffee. Chipotle and March Madness are two more things he enjoys...but they deserve their own categories

  • Tommy has served First Church as her Executive Pastor since 2005. He has served First Church in various roles since 1981. He is a 1981 graduate of Kentucky Christian College, and received his M.A. from Cincinnati Bible Seminary. Tommy has a passion for leading others to know, worship and serve Jesus Christ.


    Tommy loves hiking, golf (hacker status), mountain climbing and UK Basketball.  He and his wife, Janet, have been married since 1981.  They two adult children, Seth and Hannah, and three precious granddaughters!

  • Brian and his wife, Dianna, have attended First Church since 2004.  They have a son, Derek, married to Bailey and they reside in Lexington.  Their daughter Courtney is attending the University of Kentucky.  The Caldwells have served in the ministries of worship, guest services, adult, middle & high school, as well as many special events.  They currently lead a life group and love to spend time together supporting each other's ministries.  Brian is the Director of Human Resources for Johnstone Supply, and Dianna is a realtor with RE/MAX.  They look forward to continue serving others in the future.

  • Clark Earick

    cearick@firstchurch.me

    Clark grew up in the rural farmland of North Central Ohio and earned his bachelors and masters degree from Ohio University in Athens where he met his wife Kelly, also from the Cleveland area. They married in 1998 and have two children, Madison and Taylor. After nearly two decades in the private aviation industry, Clark leads a manufacturing business in Northern Kentucky. The Earicks have lived in Florence since 2003, co-lead a Life Group with great friends, and have served in Guest Services and the Children’s Ministry (birth through high-school). 

  • matt freeman

    mfreeman@firstchurch.me

    Matt & Erica were married in 1998 and have been members of First Church since 2012. They have three children, Olivia, Benjamin & Gabriel. Matt has been working full time for Siemens Healthineers since 1999 and served briefly as an Elder at his previous church in IL. Matt has served as a Ministry Leader in R3 & Tent Day and currently hosts the Sunday morning services at the Burlington campus. The Freeman's have led a Life Group in their home since 2012, and Erica enjoys serving in multiple ministries inside and outside of First Church.

  • Floyd & Maxine were married in 1957 and have been members of First Church since 1966.  They have 3 married sons (Ken, Bob and Jim).  Ken has 2 children, Andrea and Jessica.  Bob & Kim have 3 children, Sara, Brandon and Jacob.  Bob is the Senior Minister at North Madison Christian Church in Madison, Indiana.  Jim & Julie have 2 children, Jenna and Jared.  Floyd teaches the Friendship Adult Bible Fellowship class and they both are New Member Hosts.  Maxine is involved with the Women’s Ministry. Floyd currently drives a bus for the Boone County School District.

  • Paul and Kathy have been married since 1984. They have three grown children (Lauren, Abby and Joe, and a son-in-law, Kyle). They have been members of First Church since 1995. Paul serves as a Life group coach, and in Guest Services. He leads a men’s Bible study group and has served as a Deacon. He also co-leads a couple’s Bible study group with his wife. Kathy serves in Women’s Ministries and Guest Services.    

  • Mike, born and raised in Cincinnati, married Joan in 1984. They have lived in Northern Kentucky since 1988 and have 2 wonderful daughters, Jamie and Shaunie. Mike and Joan have attended First Church since 1990 and were baptized together. Mike is a Sports Medicine Physician and has been practicing medicine for over 25 years. At First Church, Mike participated in a mission trip to Mexico, served as a door greeter and usher, and is currently serving at the Union Campus.

  • James grew up in Winchester and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University. He is married to Jennifer and they have 2 sons, Jacob and Jonah. He is currently employed by Great American, and has been attending First Church since 1999. James has served in many ministries including Family, Outreach, and Spiritual Growth. He joined the Elder team in 2015 and serves as the secretary.

  • denny smith

    dsmith@firstchurch.me

    Denny & Jerry are graduates of Eastern Kentucky University. They have been married since 1974 and have 3 children, Dustin, Jeremy and Carly. They also have four granddaughters and one grandson. The Smiths have been members of First Church since 1985. Denny is retired from Corken Steel Products Company as the Director of Finance. Jerry is retired from the Boone County School System. Denny serves as an Elder liaison to the Stewardship Committee, is a member of the Audio Tech Team and a member of the CPA Committee. 

  • John and his family have been members at First Church since 1998.  He and his wife, Karen, have been married since 1978, and have 2 grown daughters, Melissa and Amanda and four grandchildren.  John works for PG LifeLink.  Karen is a retired elementary school teacher.  John is the Elder liaison for the Serve Ministry and is involved in the Video Tech Ministry where he helps with video presentations during the weekend services. They both lead a couples’ Life Group.  John looks forward to continue serving First Church and Jesus Christ.

  • Rad & Tracy have called First Church home since moving here from Minnesota in 1996. They were married in 1988 and have three adult sons, Radleigh, Jeremy and Joshua, who all grew up at First Church. Rad accepted Christ at a Billy Graham Crusade as a youth, and he and Tracy rededicated their lives when they joined First Church. Rad has served as an Elder since 2003 and is grateful for the opportunity to be part of church family that is dedicated to glorifying God by leading people to know, worship and serve Jesus.

  • Kim was born and raised in Cincinnati and is married to Cheri (Sowell) Westmoreland, the love of his life since 1988. They have one son, Keena, who is a school teacher. Kim served in the USAF and is a graduate of Cincinnati State. He is employed at Kao USA Inc. as a Production Team Leader. Kim & Cheri have been members since 2001 and have served in several different ministries and continues to serve where God leads and First Church needs them. They both have been team members on several Mission trips as well as supported others on trips. Kim's desire is to continue to please God, seek after Christ and help others to Know, Worship and Serve Jesus Christ. His favorite scripture is I Peter 3:15.