Our mission leads us to be and to share the good news of Jesus Christ!

Staff

David Turner

I began my ministry at First Christian Church in March of 2012 as Senior Pastor. I seek to lead our staff and congregation to be faithful to our mission “to be and to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.” I do this by sharing my vision of a Christ centered life through preaching, teaching,…

Brian Nixon

I have the privilege of being the Worship Pastor at First Christian Church Keokuk. I preach at our Saturday night service and our 11:11 Sunday morning service. I also get to work with the worship bands. I graduated from Friends University (Wichita, KS) with a BA and BS in Sociology and Psychology. I graduated from…

Cathleen Courtois

In December of 1992, I was hired as Church Program Director and have been known around here as “Miss Cathie” ever since! Currently serving as your Administrative Pastor, some of my ministry responsibilities include our special community outreach efforts, coordinating the nursery volunteers/schedules, preaching as needed, and assisting with pastoral visits and calls. I consider…

Janel Quinlan

I serve as the Youth Minister for First Christian Church-Keokuk and I’m responsible for creating engaging learning environments for the next generation. With a master’s in education from Buena Vista University, I am passionate about using my spiritual gift of teaching for God’s glory. I love providing a safe atmosphere for our young people to…

Tammi Kircher

I came to First Christian in July of 2009 as our first financial manager—although with job description changes and staff additions, the administrative board changed my title to business manager a few years ago! I am responsible for all of the financial accounts of the church, oversight of contributions, stewardship development, inventory control, insurance audits,…

Mitzi Clippert

I was blessed by being hired as First Christian Church’s Administrative Assistant in October 2012.  I create our weekly newsletter (The Spirit), do the weekly worship bulletins, assist people in need, maintain office supplies, and serve as the communication hub for the church.  Most of all, with God’s help, I try to keep our church…