Rev. Dr. Chad McMullin– Senior Pastor
Chad is our senior minister and has been a blessing to us since 2011. He has been in ministry for 15 years, earning a Master of Divinity (M.DIV) from Phillips Theological Seminary in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2002 and a Doctoral degree at Dallas Theological Seminary in 2015. Chad is married to Ronda, originally from Texas and currently a registered nurse at Bothwell Regional Health Center. Together they have three awesome children, two sons and one daughter. Besides being very involved at First Christian Church, the McMullin family is active in sports, scouting, and outdoor activities.
Chad has a tremendous gift for bringing the Bible to life and validating to us that the Word is just as relevant today as it was 2000 years ago. His sermons reflect his obvious love for the Lord and genuine dedication to the kingdom of God. Chad helps us hear God speak in meaningful ways, encouraging us to act on what we hear, at local, national and global levels. He brings passionate leadership and an honest friendship to our community of faith.
Gina Johnson - Associate Pastor
Gina is our Associate Pastor/Director of Children's Ministry. She has lived in Sedalia since 2013 and has been serving in ministry for the past 13 years. She served as a pastor in two previous congregations for a year and a half. Gina has a Bachelors in Ministry from Crossroads College, Rochester, MN and is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity at United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. She is married to Travis and has 6 children.
Gina strives to be the Hands and Feet of Jesus in every situation. She is passionate about pastoral ministry, preaching, learning, and establishing strong spiritual relationships with the people that God has put in her path. With the partnership of an amazing Children's Team, Gina hopes to continue to provide the children of FCC and the community a safe place where they can experience the love of Christ through relationships, Biblical teaching, worship, and mission work.
|Chris Smith is our director of youth ministries. Together with the youth ministry team, they lead our junior high and high school youth teams. Chris as a veteran of the United States Army and continues to work as a military contractor. Chris has been on staff since 2013. He is passionate about The Word of God and leading our youth in the ways of the Lord. He is married to Serena and together they have three children.|
|Winnie Weitkamp has been our dedicated office manager for almost 14 years. She is originally from Lexington, MO and now lives in Warsaw. She is the FCC network source, switchboard operator, receptionist, calendar keeper, newsletter drafter, bulletin producerand the end all and be all for any information you may need! In her spare time Winnie has fun square dancing, sewing, crocheting and needlework. What she likes best about FCC are the nice people, and what we like best about Winnie is her gentle spirit. When you call the church, you will hear it in her voice!|
|Mike Mittenburg is our facility manager and all around hero. He has been with us for 35 years and could write the book on "the life and times of First Christian Church-Sedalia!" He lives just outside of Sedalia with his lovely wife Barbara. Between them they have 3 children and 6 grandchildren, including twins. In his spare time Mike enjoys fishing, woodworking, working outside or in the yard and spending time with those grandkids! What Mike loves most about First Christian is working with all the great people!|
Darrin Hartman - Director of Music
Darrin has been on staff for 11 years. Darrin is an exceptional musician and choir director. He is also employed at Sacred Heart school as the Vocal Music Teacher. Previously he worked at Smith Cotton High School. Darrin has a Bachelor's degree in Music Education from UCM and has 24 years of experience in music ministry. He is passionate about reading, antiques and gardening.