Pastors & Directors

Jeff Zigler

Lead Pastor

Jeff started as the youth pastor at FCOG in 2002, and eventually became the Lead Pastor, and has served in ministry for over 20 years.  Jeff has a passion to love people deeply, invest in the community, and foster spiritual development in others.

Roger Ash

Executive Pastor

Roger started serving in ministry at FCOG in 2010 and serves as the Executive Pastor.  Prior to coming to FCOG, Roger served as the Executive Pastor at Countryside Christian Church and spent  25 years with McDonald’s Corp in Management.  Roger has been married to his lovely wife Barbara for the past 36 years, they have 3 children and 9 Grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Ryan Shockey

Student Ministry Pastor

Ryan began ministry with FCOG in 2014, and has served as a youth pastor in various settings for almost 20 years.  Ryan has a passion to foster spiritual growth in teenagers, engage with teens in service locally and through missional experiences, and develop leaders.

Lynndsey Zigler...

Children's Ministry Director

Lynndsey Zigler came to FCOG May 2017 after graduating from PNW with a degree in Elementary Education.  She has volunteered in Children's Ministry with Marty Briggs at FCOG for the past three years.  She has a passion to cultivate and inspire a love for Jesus in the hearts of children.

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Bert Stringham, Rick Jones, Jeff Zigler, Roger Ash, Scott Cizewski, Brett Searle

Support Staff

Emily Mace

Office Administrator

Emily began serving as the Office Administrator at FCOG in 2018.  Emily grew up through the Children's and Youth Ministries at FCOG, and has called this her church home for over 20 years.  Emily serves as a member of the Worship Team, Youth Ministry Team, and now a member of our administrative staff.

Marty Briggs

Children's Ministry Assistant

Marty works with Lynndsey Zigler and has served in Children's Ministry at FCOG for many, many, MANY, years.  Marty is full-time teacher at Critchfield Elementary School, and he is passionate about educating children in the ways of the Bible.

Celeste Diehl & Linda Davis

Custodial Staff

Celeste Diehl and Linda Davis serve through preparation, cleaning, and keeping our facility ready for the next ministry experience.  They share Jesus' love through assisting and working with the ministry teams at FCOG.

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Scott Cizewski, Sam Ferguson, Roger Ash, Wendell Fain, Jeff Adkins, Tina Hargrave, Brett Searle, Susan Lewis (Not Pictured)


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