Ministry Staff

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Joey Landara - Youth Minister

Joey, his wife Amanda and his children Nicholas and Zachary come from the Kansas City area. Joey and Amanda both served and completed the program of Teen Challenge in the New England area. Teen Challenge is known around the world for the discipleship ministry that was created by Rev. David Wilkerson. After getting married in 2009, the Landara's had to decide where they wanted to begin their new life together.  Amanda has roots in the mid-west and her mother is originally from Texhoma, so Amanda motivated the family to leave the east coast and begin life in Kansas City. The family served at church and always wanted to take it a step further but God didnt provide the opportunity. However, God works in great ways as He has opened the door for Joey and his family to serve at FCC with our youth! "I always had a passion after Jesus got my attention for the youth," Joey stated. He wants to make an impact on our community and allow others to grow and know Christ in both the good and bad times just as he is experiencing in his life. If you ever need to reach Joey please call the church's office for his information. We look forward to the great things God is planning for our Youth at The Summit and FCC. 

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Jody Pitterle: Administrative Assistant

Born & raised in Mesa & Apache Junction Arizona, Jody married Paul Pitterle in 1987.  After having 3 children (Travis, Elias & Bailey) they were looking for a college for Paul to get his education as well as a better place to raise their family and settled on OPSU in Goodwell, OK in July of 2000.  Jody was a stay at home mom & Paul worked full time for Henri C. Hitch as a night watchman, managing to get his degree in Animal Science-Nutrition with honors.  They moved back to Arizona for 2 yrs, but returned to Oklahoma in 2009, this time settling in Texhoma where Paul returned to work for Hitch at the Pork Feed Mill.  The family joined FCC on Valentines Day in 2010.  A few months later in April Jody accepted a part time position as secretary at First Christian Church, where she happily serves & claims to all who will listen, “I LOVE my job: I get to see my favorite people and hang out at Gods house." If you need any assistance please call Jody at our cur church office. Our number is 580-423-7277.