Paul Smith – Lead Pastor
My ministry at the church: Vision Building, Leadership and Preaching
My Family: Heather (married in 1999), Elliott Grace (14) and Quinn Alexander (11).
Hobbies: Golf, Hunting, Motorcycle Riding and Reading.
Ministry Experience: Lead Pastor of CrossPoint Alliance Church Lewiston ID, 1999-2018
Joined the staff in July, 2018
Tim Davis – Pastor to Children and Families
My ministry at the church: I am privileged to work with the many wonderful volunteers who care for and teach the birth through 4th grade children at First Alliance.
My family: Wife-Meredyth, Sons – Jason, Brian, and Stephen
In my free time I like to: Hang out with the fam, snap a few pics, and listen to some tunes…
Joined the staff in May, 2007
Kerry Dorrell – Pastor of Missions and Worship
Family: Wife – Cheryl, Children: Jacob (Alayna), Sarah, and JonMarc
In my free time I like to: do woodworking, enjoy music, and spend time with family.
Joined the staff in Fall, 2003
Deb MacKay – Executive Pastor
My Ministry at the Church: I have the pleasure of leading our amazing staff and volunteers in the areas of Administration, Communications, IT, Buildings & Grounds, and Finance.
I love First Alliance because: the people are wonderful, the Bible is our guidebook, and Jesus reigns. I have been a member of First Alliance since 1996.
In my free time I like to: I am currently pursuing a master’s degree in intercultural studies at Asbury Theological Seminary, so I’m not sure what free time is; however, if I had some, I would travel, build with Lego bricks, watch TV shows from the 70’s and 80’s, cross-stitch, paint, plan things, read, and hang out with family and friends.
Joined the staff in Fall, 2016
Dan McPherson – Pastor of Youth
My ministry at the church: I am privileged to serve the awesome youth and leaders of FACyo, the First Alliance Church (High School) youth. My roles include teaching/preaching, leading a small group, investing in students and empowering college and adult leaders to invest in students.
My family: Wife – Hope; Children – Emmett & Ezra; Dog- Tucker
In my free time I like to: watch movies, take my wife on dates, play basketball, ping pong and foosball, and spend time with friends!
Tanner Fouts – Pastor of Middle School Ministries
Family: Parents – Ken & Cheri, Siblings – Taylor, Peyton, Jordan, Dylan & Sawyer
I love First Alliance because: I grew up here. This Church is my family.
In my free time I like: Spending time with friends and family and I’m always ready for a good movie.
Julie Mangham – Director of Ministry Support
My Ministry at the Church: leading teams of volunteers in the areas of hospitality and assimilation.
Family: my husband, Ed Mangham, and our four children: Breaden, Madeline, Laytham and Tate
In my free time I like to: explore the world with my family.
Joined the staff in June, 2017
Susan Scott – Director of Women’s Ministries
Family: My husband of 25 years, Brian, and my three children, Payton, Jordan, and Bryson.
In my free time I like to: In my free time I enjoy riding my bike, playing games (especially Kemps and Things), and reading.
Heather Smith – Director of Communications & Connections
My Ministry at the Church: I am privileged to coordinate our congregational communication efforts as well as help people find their places to grow and serve at First Alliance!
My Family: Husband Paul (married in 1999), daughter Elliott Grace (14), son Quinn Alexander (12)
Hobbies: Home decorating and nesting
Ministry Experience: www.heathersmithserves.com, Christian Conciliator, Speaker at women’s events, and Leadership in Small groups, Worship team, Women’s ministry
Malynda Berry – Production Supervisor
Family: Husband – Tony, Children – Morgan and Anthony, Cats – Butter and Pepper
Joined the staff in January, 2003
Lynne Neyland – Executive Assistant
I love First Alliance because: The Word of God taught on Sunday feeds me for the entire week.
In my free time I like to: Read, write, watch old movies and spend time with family.
Family: Husband – Lee; Son – Harrison
Chris Davis – IT Specialist
My Ministry at the Church: Taking care of computers, email, websites, servers, and so forth.
My family: Wife – Amy, 3 children and a dog.
In my free time I like to: Hang out with family, play games, and take pictures.
Carly Kuss – Graphic Designer/Administrative Assistant
My Ministry at the Church: Creating the graphics, slides, and other materials for Sunday mornings and events.
In my free time I like to: Explore new places, cook tasty food, and hang out with family and friends.
Maria Darby – Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Family: Daughters – Charlotte and Gwendolyn
Hannah Meredith – Nursery/Preschool Coordinator
In my free time, I like to: read lots of books, try out new recipes, and hang out with my family and friends
My ministry at the church: I have the awesome opportunity to work with the kiddos and volunteers in our nursery and preschool ministry!
Mason Barnes – Custodian
Family: Wife, Julie and two cats, Koko and Bubby.