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- JT, Haley, and Trey.

Tom Hartman
 Associate Pastor

Tom has been married to the love of his life, Julie since 1991. They have 2 beautiful daughters – Megan (a professional photographer) and Molly (a licensed cosmetologist). They love living in Hardee County!

Isaac 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, his children, Selah and Jase, and pretty much anything funny. His life verse is 1 Corithians 11:1.

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.

Lee 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.
Lori Spinks
Lori has been at FCC since 2002, and is a native Hardee Countian! She and her husband Steve have 3 grown children, one daughter-in-law, one son-in-law…and 3 “grand-dogs”. They LOVE the “empty nest” and spending time together!
Kristen Harden
Ministry Assistant | Custodian
Kristen comes from the great state of Indiana. She loves spending time with her husband Kris and son Gage. She loves all animals and rescues as much as possible, from rats to opossums to dogs and more. She loves to read and spend time with friends.

Above all she has an overwhelming love of Jesus Christ and strongly desires to be more like him daily.

Our Elders
Gene Davis, Chairman