Meet the Team

If you have any questions for our staff, feel free to reach out and email them by clicking their name or you can contact the Church Office (573.635.0963) to get connected.

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  • Lead Pastor - Joe Gregory


    Joe Gregory has served as our Lead Pastor since January 2015.  He comes from Indiana along with his wife Tracy and their three children, Jonas, Molly & Gavin.  Joe gave his life to Christ at the age of twelve and received the call to ministry at the age of eighteen.  He served as a Worship Arts pastor for 32 years, serving in Texas and Indiana before transitioning to a Lead Pastor.  He and Tracy were married in 2003 and Tracy home schools their children.  One of his favorite Bible verses is Romans 8:37 reminding him that “we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.”  He enjoys time with his family, playing the piano, writing music, reading and have a good cup of coffee.  

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  • Worship - Stuart Yoder

    Stuart began leading worship at FCOG in 2020.  He and his wife Amanda have lived in the Jefferson City community since 2004.  His favorite thing to do is spending time with his family and raising his three girls; Taylor, Brooklin and Oakley.  When he's not busy with that he enjoys working around the house, cycling, and singing.


    Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised those who love him.  (James 1:12 NIV)

  • Young Life Ministry Coordinator - Zach Bolton

    Zachariah was born and raised in Jefferson City, Missouri.  He got a calling to serve the Lord at a young age while at youth camp.  Later in his life, the Lord called him to work with youth.  Some of his passions include the outdoors and loving on animals!  His favorite verse is Matthew 5:14-16 because he believes that we should never hide our light, but let it show for all the world to see. 

  • Administrative Assistant - Jennifer Boyd

    Jen's Dad was in the service so after beginning life in Colorado, she moved to Washington, did a bit of time in Germany and Kansas City and finally settled here in Jefferson City in 1976.  She married her husband David in 1989 and together, they have a daughter, Kylie, who is 25 years old.  A former computer nerd with the State of Missouri, she has been with First Church of God since March 2018.  Her "life verse" is  Philipians 4:13 - and she is passionate about breaking bread with friends & family - the most fulling thing in life is feeding those you love.