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

    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.


  • Patrick Daniels

    Students Pastor

    Bio coming soon!

  • 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/Student 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

    Bios coming soon!

  • 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!