Meet Our Team!

  • ReV. & Mrs. Gary Wheeler

    Sis. Linda Wheeler Serves as our First Lady and also leads our Ladies Ministries. She also has a special place in her heart for children and helps coordinate our First Ladies Ministry.

  • Rev. C.L. & LaDAWN Watford: children's pastor & Pastoral Support

    Rev. C.L. Watford serves as our children's pastor over our First Kids Ministry. He and his wife, LaDawn, reach out and minister to kids in the community with love and compassion. He teaches Biblical principles by using unique and innovative ways to capture their attention. 

  • Fred & Twyla brunner: impact student ministries

    Fred and Twyla serve as youth leaders, engaging and encouraging young people to live and serve God. They coordinate events throughout the year and encourage involvement.

  • Veda Butler: Secretary

    Veda Butler serves as Pastoral & Financial Secretary.

  • Rebekah Foster: Music ministry

    Rebekah Foster coordinates our music ministry & praise teams.

  • Ricardo & Issa Garcia: Reapers Outreach

    Bro. Riq Garcia, along with his wife Sis. Issa, directs our evangelism and outreach program, where we seek to minister to the needs of community with love and compassion. 

  • Neftali & Michelle Luna:  Primera iglesia Unida

    Le esperamos para que comparta con nosotros la Palabra de Dios y se goce en las Alabanzas! Jesucristo tiene un milagro para su vida! Servicios en Español, Domingos a las 5:00pm

  • Barbara Lyons: Ladies Prayer Group

    Our Ladies Prayer Group meets Tuesdays at 10am for prayer. The group also hosts quarterly luncheons and meets for times of fellowship

  • Damon & Jessica Mayfield: First Impressions Ministry

    Our goal is to be the friendliest church in Orange. First Impressions Ministry helps us accomplish that goal by providing friendly greeters and ushers to welcome our guests to First Church. 

  • Quentin & Kristy Norwood: Hyphen ministry

    The primary tenets of Hyphen’s core mission statement are building camaraderie & edification thru Godly fellowship, and equipping, empowering and releasing young adults to serve the church & community.

  • Kristy Norwood: first ladies ministry

    Our Ladies Ministry coordinates events and outings to minister in the hearts and lives of women. Annual events include Texas Ladies Conference in March and Sectional Conference throughout the year. Our Vision: Reaching women within our church and beyond by being the hands and feet of Christ through ministries, activities, and functions, while helping them to see their value in Christ and equipping/empowering them to further His kingdom.

  • Claudia Williamson: Young at Heart Senior Ministry

    Our Senior Fellowship group (ages 60+) is led by Claudia Williamson. The Young at Heart group plans activities and day trips throughout the year for those who are still "young at heart!"