Mark Harpold - Associate Pastor - Worship/Administration

(Interim CO-Pastor)



Mark has served as the Associate Pastor and Contemporary Worship Leader @ EG-First since 2001.

He has been leading worship since 1997.

Education: Bachelors of Arts Degree in Music and Bible (Baptist Bible College)-1997

Fun Facts about Mark: He went to Liberty with Toby Mac

Mark's Family includes: Melissa (wife), and 5 children (Tommy, Taylor, Blake, Sophia, and Myliah) and one grandson, Ellis.

Favorite Books: Books on Leadership and Biographies of Great Leaders and Influential People. Books about Spiritual Disciplines and the deeper Christian walk.

Favorite Movies: Titanic, Pearl Harbor, A Walk in the Clouds

Favorite Verse: Galatians 5:1 It is for freedom that Christ has set us free.

E-mail: mharpold@egfirst.org


Matt Jackson - Associate Pastor of Youth, College, Families, Media, and Missions

(Interim CO-Pastor)


Matt has served as the Pastor of Students and Families @ EG-First since 2003.

He has been leading Student Ministry since 1995.

Education: Masters of Arts in Christian Education w/ youth concentration (Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary)-2001, Bachelors of Arts Degree Psychology (University of Central Florida)-1998

Interests and Hobbies: Family, soccer, coaching soccer, tennis, flats fishing, landscaping

Fun Facts about Matt: Matt is a BIG Florida State Seminole and UCF Knight Fan! Matt also coaches high school soccer and loves to teach the beautiful game to kids! He also has 3 titanium plates in his neck from a water balloon injury!

Matt's Family includes: Christy (wife), 3 children - Lindsey, Noah, and Hannah, grandkids - Finn and Isla

Favorite Books: Anything by Francis Chan, David Platt, Danny Akin, JI Packer, Josh McDowell, Richard Ross, and Voddie Baucham

Favorite Movies: The Three Amigos, The Goonies, Star Wars (old school), Indiana Jones, Nacho Libre, Marvel Movies

Favorite Verse: Galatians 1:10 - For am I now seeking the approval of man, or of God? Or am I trying to please man? If I were still trying to please man, I would not be a servant of Christ.

Email Matt: mjackson@egfirst.org

Tim Harden - Associate Pastor / Worship and Senior Adults



Tim has served as the Minister of Music and Senior Adult Minister @ EG-First since 1995. He has been leading worship for several years prior.

Education: Masters Degree (Music) Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Bachelors of Arts Degree (Stetson University)

Fun Facts about Tim: He doesn't drink any liquid with his meals!

Tim's Family includes: Debbie (Wife), and 7 grown children (Timothy, Nathan, Tana, Tim, Carrie, Deborah, & David)

Favorite Books: The Purpose Driven Life, Original Intent

Favorite Movies: The Sound of Music and National Treasure

Favorite Verse: The Lord is my Light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1

Email: tharden@egfirst.org

Jordan Jinright / Minister to Children and Families / Technology


Jordan Jinright is one of those homegrown kids that God called into ministry!

Jordan had volunteered with our kids ministry for several years, trained under former children's ministers, and started his own children's ministry at home (6 kids! 4 boys and 2 girls).

He is married to his awesome and supportive wife Christina and been part of Eau Gallie since they were both teenagers. Jordan loves kids and is super excited about coming alongside our family ministry to help kids and parents fulfill their calling as families of God!

Email Jordan: jjinright@egfirst.org

SUPPORT STAFF


Brandy Breckenridge

Church Publications Secretary / Compassion Ministry Director


Dee Helbig

Preschool Ministry Director and First Friends Preschool and VPK Director


Michelle Fitcher

Preschool Ministry Co-Director


Kathy Van Nostran

Receptionist


Becky Eisenhauer

Financial Secretary


Brian Miller

Director of Technical Ministries


Mary Miller

Media Assistant


Candace Gilbert

Food Services Director


Tom Phillips

Facilities Manager


Sophia Harpold

Church Custodian




Coming Soon


Castor Pulliam

Church Custodian


Kristopher Oliveira

Church Custodian