2017 Church Theme
The Year of Discipling: From Vision to Victory! Isaiah 55:11
The Disciple’s Daily Profession!

I am a disciple of Jesus Christ! I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me! I have the power and authority over all the power of the enemy! I am a disciple of Jesus Christ, in Jesus's name, Amen!

Meet Our Staff


Ministerial Staff

Elder Sean Batie

Associate Minister

Elder Odessa Harris

Associate Member

Elder Dr. Edwin Lewis

Associate Minister

Reverend Dr. Donna Stancell

Minister of Music

Minister Tracey Cleveland

Associate Minister

Evangelist Monica Veney

Associate Minister

Elder Kenneth Holley-Brinkley

Youth & Young Adults Ministry Leader

Elder Cliff Hogan

Associate Minister

Prophet Joyce Coffey

Associate Minister

Reverend Denise Mills

Praise 91 Radio Ministry Leader

Minister Parrish Connally

Associate Minister

Elder Wilbur Cleveland

Associate Minister

Elder Frank Johnson

Director of Worship

Reverend Yolanda Sampson

Director of Evangelism

Minister Odell Austin

Associate Minister

Evangelist DeAnna Carl

Associate Minister


Church Administration

Special Projects Coordinator / Strategic Leadership
Sister Christine Long
strategy@firstchurchwash.org

Security
Brother Anthony Fletcher
security@firstchurchwash.org

Trustees
Missionary Connie Holland
trustee@firstchurchwash.org

Transportation
Brother Darryl Campbell
office@firstchurchwash.org

Transportation Ministry

Our mission is Christ led and Bible based to serve the First Church family, transporting to and from the FC-PGC campus to the FC-DC campus sanctuary on Sunday mornings. If you have a current CDL and DOT card and are willing to volunteer at least one Sunday a month between the hours of 7:45 am – 11:15 am, please contact the Church Office. Your service is welcomed!


Ministry Operations

Business Operations Director
Deacon Darnell Wright
business@firstchurchwash.org

PGC Physical Operations
Deacon Eric Clifton
fcpgc@firstchurchwash.org

Audio / Visual Media Ministry
Deacon James and Deaconess Vanessa Hawkins
media@firstchurchwash.org

Audio/Visual Media Ministry

The Media Ministry serves as a conduit in First Church to carry the gospel of Jesus Christ through the use of technology and media. This ministry records various teachings, events and sermons, which are made available on CDs and DVDs. If you have a natural gift for electronics, sound, video or perhaps just a strong desire to learn, along with a passion to serve. We need you!


Pastoral Staff

Pastoral Executive Assistant
Wanda Crawford
office@firstchurchwash.org
Phone: 202-529-9262

Bread Ministry
Deacon James Brinkley, Sr.
office@firstchurchwash.org

Bread Ministry

The ministry’s mission is to help the nutritional, emotional, and spiritual needs of others through Christ’s love and the generosity of the community.

Office Administrator
Sister Melanie Batie
info@firstchurchwash.org

Board of Directors Administrator
Sister Velita Lee
directors@firstchurchwash.org

First Church Cares
Minister Milton and Sister Wanda Crawford
fccares@firstchurchwash.org

Kingdom Connection
Missionary Julemi White
connect@firstchurchwash.org

Kingdom Connection

An information hub, joyfully offers accurate information and expedites ministry and bookstore sales and event promotions! The friendly KC men, women, and youth are an inaugural team of elite professionals led by the Holy Spirit using God-given talents to inform, connect, educate, intercede, and serve all visitors, guests, members, and ministries! Join us for your Kingdom Experience.

Marketing
Deaconess Carol Claggett
marketing@firstchurchwash.org

Financial Discipleship
Sister Cassandra White
finance@firstchurchwash.org

Social Media
Vacant
connect@firstchurchwash.org

Social Media

First Church uses social media to effectively and efficiently disseminate the Word of God as well as keep an awareness of Christ and His Church on social networking sites throughout the world wide web in support of the mission to make, mature and multiply faithful disciples. The social media ministry consists of a team who manages, posts, filters and updates the First Church social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).