Christopher & Ashley Young

Senior Pastor

Ken Gurley has served as Senior Pastor of First Church since 1988. He and his wife reside in the Clear Lake area and have six children – one son, two daughters and their spouses – and four grandchildren. Pastor Ken Gurley is the author of numerous books including The Point of Low Points, Four Tables, Notable Women of Scripture, Preaching for a New Millennium series and his newest small group curriculum, MORE. He is also the host of “Morning Devotion with Ken Gurley”, subscribe today.

Erik Lovingood


Tyler and T’Neil have served First Church as Associate Pastor/Campus Pastor for ten years. In April 2018, they were elected to the office of Pastor. Tyler has a degree from Northwestern State in Linguistics. T’Neil has a degree from University of Houston in Psychology and currently working at IBM, while volunteering at the church. They have two daughters, Paisley and L’Wren.


Johnathan Dean – Worship Arts Pastor
Cameron Dodd – Administrator
Josh Garcia – Student Pastor
Lavelle Jeane – Small Groups Pastor

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