Jared von Kamp

Senior Pastor


Jared was recently called as senior pastor of Christ First Church. He previously served as associate pastor for nearly nine years, overseeing the youth and music ministries. He is married to Rebecca, and together they are blessed to have three wonderful children. Jared has a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Akron, an M. Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is currently working on a D. Min. degree through Covenant Theological Seminary. In his free time, he enjoys reading, making music on the euphonium, and taking his dog out for a hike around Lake Charleston.



The elders are responsible for the overall leadership and shepherding of the church. Our current elders are Jerry Calandrilla, Curt Fisher, Bill Rardin, Richard Vail, and Jared von Kamp.


The deacons help support the ministry of the church by facilitating various day-to-day needs, such as Sunday morning childcare or building maintenance. Our current deacons are Lenore Aebischer, Mary Lynn Cobb, Helen Hendern, Maranda Schaljo, Grant Sterling, and Lynne Sterling.