YOUTH PASTORS & MEDIA DIRECTORS - ​Bradley & Ariel Parrott

Pastor Bradley & Ariel serve The Connection as Youth Pastors & Media Directors. They pour into our middle & high school youth on Wednesday nights, monthly activities and camps & conferences. In addition to, weekly running our audio/visual media.

Pastor Bradley and Ariel have been married for 1 year.

FAMILY CARE PASTORS - ​Johnny & Nancy Barnes

Pastor's Johnny & Nancy have served as Family Care  Pastors at The Connection, First Assembly of God since  November of 2015. Together they help with family &  marital counseling, hospital visitation and Guest Services.

They have been married for 22 years and  have 3 beautiful children.

WORSHIP PASTOR - Taurence & Michelle  Phillips

Leading The Connection in worship at The Connection, First Assembly of God since April of 2016, Taurence & Michelle bring excitement & passion to our weekly worship experience.

Taurence has a degree in music education and is the choral director for VHS. Together they are the parents to 5 children

ADULT MINISTRY PASTORS - ​Jason & Jackie Bishop

Pastor Jason & Jackie have served as Adult Ministries Pastors at The Connection First Assembly of God since May of 2016. Together they  help with family & marital counseling, coordinating events  & hosting group Bible Studies.

They have been married for 19 years have been blessed  with two beautiful daughters.

COLLEGE & CAREER PASTOR - Robert & Dee Watson


Pastor Robert & Dee have served as College & Career  Pastors of The Connection, First Assembly of God since  January of 2015. They weekly pour into our young adults  and are available for family,  marital & young adult counseling.

They have been married for 32 years, have 3 children and 5 beautiful  grandchildren.

EXECUTIVE PASTOR - Justin & Deidre Powell

Pastor Justin has served as the Executive Pastor for  The Connection, First Assembly of God, since July of 2015. His wife Deidre, is our Administrative Assistant. 

Pastor Justin has been married to Deidre for 8 years, and  they have a beautiful daughter "Maddie" (5).