351 West Gibson Street, Jasper, Texas 75951
We welcome your call: (409) 384-2365
Pastor Ricky & Danise Roach
Youth Pastor Johnathon & Katie Roach
Children's Pastors, Eric & Rachel Nuckels
Pastors Rick and Danise Roach have been at First Assembly of God in Jasper since 2006 and they have been doing ministry since 1980.
Both are graduates of Global University in Springfield, Missouri and are ordained Assembly of God ministers in the South Texas District.
They have been married and working in the ministry together since 1980. Their grown children and their families are also involved in the ministry with them in Jasper.
Their desire is to see the body of Christ united and growing to it's fullest potential. Growing up in godly homes, they see the importance of bible teaching and preaching for the whole family.
Pastors Johnathon and Katie Roach have been our Youth Pastors for the past 10 years. Pastor Johnathon, being raised in a pastors home has been in ministry for most of his life. He's been in youth ministry the past 17 years beginning at age16 where he accepted his first youth pastorate and took the youth group from 6 to over 60.
He and Katie have a great music ministry together where they lead the youth in exciting songs of praise and worship.
They have a Christian Band called 7ten that ministers not only at First Assembly in Jasper but perform concerts for other churches and benefits. He is also an accomplished song writer of many songs that they perform on their latest CD. Pastor Johnaton is also the Neches Valley youth representative of the South Texas District Assemblies of God where he ministers to over 20 churches. He also helps churches and ministries with their technological media needs. He is an Ordained Minister through Global University with the Assemblies of God in Springfield, Mo.
Pastor Johnaton and Sis. Katie have been married since 2002 with two wonderful children Kaylee DeAnne and Garrick AnDee. Their greatest desire is to show teens the love of Christ and the awesome fulfilling life one can have through His power.
Children's Pastors, Eric and Rachel Nuckels
Rachel Nuckels has been actively involved in ministry for over 15 years. She has served in various areas of the church including worship team, youth ministry and children's ministry. She is married to Eric Nuckels who also serves in ministry as bass player for our worship team as well as the youth worship and Christian band 7ten.
Rachel along with her husband Eric are currently working on their ministerial credentials with the Assemblies of God through Global University.
They have 2 sons, Connor, and Braelyn.
They both have a love for ministry. Rachel has traveled to South America and worked with the LACC in churches and schools. Her desire is to bring children into a life-changing relationship with Jesus Christ, helping them to grow in their love for God and service to others.
Rachel teaches Kids-N-Ministry and Fine Arts. Kids-N-Ministry is an event in which children ages 6-12 are able to participate in various ministries such as singing, sign language, drama, art, etc. This enables a child to learn different ministries and talents. Fine Arts is a similar event targeted at youth ages 12-18. Fine Arts gives youth the opportunity to compete with hundreds of students on a State/District level with the possibility of advancing to a National level. Students are able to earn scholarships through this event as well.
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Chris & Renesha Chambers, Young Adults Leaders
Chris and Renesha Chambers,
STRIVE Young Adults Leaders
Chris and Renesha married in 2001 and started serving in ministry shortly after their union. Chris has actively participated in Men’s Prison Ministry, taught Adult Sunday School, ministered on two wheels through Motorcycle Street Outreach, and has experience in audio mixing. He is a powerful altar worker and is bold in his witness.
Renesha, a life-long pastor’s daughter, has been playing the piano since the age of 7. She has a passion for ministering through sign language, puppets, teaching Sunday School, and most of all, leading praise and worship. Renesha has a desire to set the atmosphere for the presence of God to invade the room and fill every soul present.
They have two sincerely-prayed-for children, Sydney and Christa Kay.
They are looking forward to guiding and growing with the Young Adults at First Assembly of God.
Derek & Charmon Lopez, Outreach Ministry Pastors
Derek and Charmon Lopez have a deep desire to share the love of Christ by reaching out to those in need in our community. Married with four children (Hoss, Camry, Gracelynn, Chase) they understand the needs of individuals and families alike.
Their family works together as a team, teaching and training their own children to be extensions of the hands of Jesus. They have been involved with various types of outreach through the years by developing and organizing teams to go out into the community such as distributing bags with living essentials and feeding the hungry.
Charmon has also been involved with teaching and training young disciples in Wednesday night bible study for children. Derek is also involved in men's ministry.
Derek and Charmon have a willingness to help in all types of ministry in the church and have an earnest desire to unify the body of Christ going outside our comfort zone to meet people in the very dregs of our society.
Steven & Krystal House College and Career Pastors