Our Staff

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  • Jeremy Mount  

    Lead Pastor

    Jeremy and his wife Amy are lead pastors of First Assembly Church. They have served the Lord in ministry for 19 years in Florida, Texas, and now Missouri after accepting the call to come to First Assembly Church in September of 2018. Jeremy and Amy both attended Southeastern University, where they studied Education and the Bible. Their ministry is marked by their devotion to loving people, declaring the gospel of Jesus, and helping people develop their leadership potential to impact the kingdom of heaven. Pastor Jeremy thrives on preaching the Word in creative and inspiring ways to help Christians, young and old, understand Biblical truths in order to reach up in worship, reach in serving one another, and reach out to change the world!


    Jeremy and Amy have been married for almost 20 years and have two children, Chloe and Ethan. Their family loves spending time together, traveling (mainly to the beach), and rooting on their Ohio State Buckeye Football team. 

  • Sarah Clark 

    Executive pastor of Ministry Development

    Pastor Sarah has served at First Assembly Church since June of 2005. She is a native of St. Charles and returned to the area after completing a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Bible and Pastoral Ministries at Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. She was married to David Clark in January of 2008, welcomed daughter Mackenzie in 2012, and Alexis in 2016. Pastor Sarah has worked with College Ministries at Drury University and Missouri State University, and also held the position of Recreational Evangelism Minister for Grace Church plant in Rogersville, Missouri. Her passion is for meeting people where they are and bringing them to a place of understanding their need for Christ. She is excited to carry this out as the Adult Ministries Pastor at St. Charles! She oversees the smooth operations of our Life Groups, community outreaches, and oversee the day-to-day operations in the church office. Sarah loves to experience new foods, read fiction, work on a new project, or take a trek in the woods when she has a little extra time.


  • Steve FLores 

    EXECUTIVE Pastor of Church LIfe

    Pastor Steve and his wife, Tara joined the staff at First Assembly Church in July of 2019 from Lewisville, Texas. They both share the call of God upon their lives to minister together to serve not only the people of First Assembly, but also, the surrounding community. They have been married since September of 2010 and are blessed to be the parents of their two children, Liam and Valentina.


    Steve is a passionate communicator that specializes in leadership development, teaching God's Word and creating systems to improve overall church functions and growth. He has over 13 years of ministry experience in mega-church platforms where he served in multiple leadership capacities. Under his leadership; he inspires people to cultivate a passion for God's House while leading ministry departments with order and structure to ensure that all guests feel at home at church.


    Steve is known for his patriotism as an American, his immense love for his family, his personal disciplines and is a peoples person. He enjoys the outdoors, being a father, reading, traveling, and teaching together with his wife. His constant leadership/teaching points are about walking in Christ's wholeness, health and freedom. 


    He is a current student at Global University where he plans to graduate as an Ordained Minister.

  • Patrick Daniels

    Students Pastor

    Patrick joined the staff at First Assembly Church as the Student Ministry Pastor in the spring of 2019 after serving as a Youth Pastor in South St. Louis County for the last 4 years. As a Students Pastor, his ministry is defined by seeing students grades 6-12 come to know their identity in Christ through the Gospel, helping them discover the purpose God has created them for, and to help them discover the encouragement and empowerment available to them to fulfill that purpose through the power of the Holy Spirit. Pastor Patrick believes that young people have a significant role to play in the Church and that this generation is tremendously blessed and gifted to carry out the commission of Christ in their homes, schools, and communities in person and online.  

     

    Patrick has been married to his wife Ashley for over 10 years and they have 3 children; Nathan, Cody, and Chloe. He recently completed serving a 12 year enlistment in the US Air Force as a technical expert in Information Technology. Patrick enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, and is all about Star Wars. 

     

    You can follow/contact Pastor Patrick on Instagram @FirstStudentsFAC or email at Students@FirstAssemblyChurch.org

  • Dishawn Payton 

    Worship Pastor

    Dishawn was born in St. Louis, MO. raised in Cincinnati and is now residing in Saint Peters, MO. Many musicians have a specific memory of a moment or person who inspired them in music.  Dishawn says, “I just happened to discover at a very young age that I had a sincere passion and heart for music.” Essentially, he was born with this love and talent. Dishawn is excited about the future of the music ministry at First Assembly Church. He has a servants heart, and he has a true sincere passion for ministry. His intent is to follow the church’s vision and cultivate a distinct and unique worship experience.


  • Rob Purcell 
    Children's Pastor  

    Pastor Rob and Shelly joined the staff at First Assembly Church in August 2011. They have been married since June of 2002 and are the proud parents of two children, Aleaha and Gabriel. Pastor Rob and Shelly graduated from Central Bible College in Springfield, MO. Pastor Rob has his Bachelor of Arts in Childrens’ Ministry and Bible. Shelly has her Associates of Arts in Childrens’ Ministry and Bible. Pastor Rob and Shelly are excited about the future of Childrens’ Ministry at St. Charles First Assembly. Their desire is to lift up the mission of this church, to win, equip, and empower people for Jesus Christ. Pastor Rob believes his purpose is to partner with parents to train their child’s mind, body, and soul to live for God their whole life.


  • Josh Thompson 

    Associate Pastor  

    Josh joined the staff in May of 2014. He was born and raised in St. Louis. Josh graduated from St. Charles Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree in 2014 and is currently attending Global University majoring in Bible and Theology. Josh is passionate about serving Christ and seeing new people get connected to Him.


  • JACOB & ANGELINA YARBROUGH

    YOUNG ADULT PASTORS

    Jacob Yarbrough was raised in Oklahoma City, OK and graduated from Oral Roberts University in 2013, with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a minor in Biblical Studies. Since 2012, he has served in various ministry roles as Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor and Music Director. He has also served in missions overseas to six different countries. Jacob is a Certified Personal Trainer and owner of Freedom Fitness and Wellness, LLC.  

     

    Angelina Yarbrough was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV and graduated from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2014, with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies and a minor in Journalism. She has served alongside Jacob in Associate Pastor, Youth Pastor and Music ministry roles, and, was a keynote speaker for Girls Ministry. She currently works for Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis and teaches group fitness classes at a few gyms in the area.

  • Angie Kraft  

    executive Director of Finance & Business Operations



    Angie and her husband, Todd, live in O’Fallon with their four children, Dalton, Ryan, Mallory, and Josie. They have been attending First Assembly Church since their move to this area in August of 2003. After completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Business Administration at Drury University in Springfield, Missouri, Angie served in the government/non-profit sector for 10 years. Following this position, she joined the staff at St. Charles First Assembly in July of 2004 and manages the financial aspects of the church with excellence!