Our Staff


 Darin has served at FCC since 2000. He hales from the great state of Indiana and still stays loyal to his colts and Hoosiers. He and his wife Jen have 3 amazing children and one really weird dog.

Tom Hartman
 Associate Pastor

Tom has been married to the love of his life, Julie for 25 years now. They have 2 beautiful daughters – Megan (a junior in college) and Molly (a High School senior). They love living in Hardee County!

IsaacIsaac Leimeister
Youth Pastor

Isaac loves  his God, his family, ministry, and sports – in that order. The things that make him smile are his wife Sarah, daughter Selah, and pretty much anything funny. His life verse is 1 Timothy 1:15-16.

Jen Canary
Children’s Director

Jen loves JESUS, her family, cups of strong dark coffee, music, creating art, loud laughter, relaxing days at the lake, stacks of books, and inspiring kids to change the world.

LeeLee Hawthorne
Discipleship & Connections Director
Lee is a Florida native who moved to Wauchula from the Ft. Myers area. She loves fishing and napping in the hot sun. Her most treasured times are spent with her husband, children and grandchildren.
loriLori Spinks
Lori has been at FCC since 2002, and is a native Hardee Countian! She and her husband Steve have 3 grown children and one amazing daughter-in-law…and they LOVE the “empty nest” and time together!
SarahSarah Leimeister
Ministry Assistant
Sarah is the wife of Isaac, the Youth Pastor at FCC, and the mom of a beautiful baby girl, Selah Grace.
She was born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI. She loves rainy days and reading a good book.
Our Elders
Gene Davis, Chairman
Paul Summit