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!

Ryan Grothouse
Youth Pastor

Ryan has been in youth ministry since 2001 but joined the FCC team in September of 2019. He is married to Brandee and they have two daughters, Anna and Emma. Ryan enjoys reading, video and board games, guitar, Star Wars, Legos, and challenging students to love and serve God.

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.

Casey Cockerham
Discipleship & Connections Director
As the Discipleship & Connections Director, Casey oversees Adult Ministries, First Impressions, Outreach, Volunteers, and the church’s Social Media presence.
Casey was born and raised in Ohio, but having attended the University of Kentucky, he is an avid Wildcat fan. He has been married to Ashley since May, 2000 and they have four awesome children – Thomas, Emily, Ben and Leah.
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 1 beautiful granddaughter. They LOVE the “empty nest” and spending time together!
Kristen Harden
Ministry Assistant
Kristen is a born and bred Hoosier! She loves spending time with her husband, Kris, and son Gage. She loves all animals and rescues as much as possible. She also 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
Darin Canary