Meet our Pastor and Staff:

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Pastor Brent Erler


Pastor Brent was a pastor in Marshall and Maplewood before beginning ministry at Family of Christ. He received his B.S. in Elementary Education and taught for 7 years before becoming a pastor. Pastor Brent enjoys working with people of all ages and is passionate about storytelling, theater and the arts. He is married to Molly and has a lazy beagle basset mix, Opal, that completes his family. In his spare time you can find him hiking, biking, reading, and dabbling in the arts.



Sherry Goodman

Faith Formation Director
I'm married, with 3 adult children and 2 granddaughters. We have 2 cats: Lola & Luther and 3 grand-pets: Jackson Bauer (dog), Loqi (dog) and Pauly McCatney (cat).

I have been privileged to work with the youth at Family of Christ for over 10 years. More recently, I've been called to help families, children and youth with their faith journey in this new role as Faith Formations Director. I am crazy about our God and feel empowered because He is also crazy about me!

In my spare time I like to run, work out, be crafty and catch up on my favorite TV shows.



Linda Bauer
Office Assistant/Bookkeeper



Mary Wescott




Laura Porter-Jones & Morgan Jones


We have been part of the FOC family since 2008.  We are delighted to share our gifts as singers, songwriters and instrumentalists for a variety of events within the life of the congregation. 



Deb Capener

Choir Director

Hello! My name is Deb Capener, and I have served as Adult Choir Director here at Family of Christ since 2011. I truly feel blessed to help our dedicated choir family to make music to share with the congregation. We are a welcoming and fun loving bunch and always are looking for new folks to join! When I'm not here at FOC, I maintain a studio as a private and college voice teacher and serve as a proud mom to my daughter Addison and son Spencer (and two spoiled cats!)



Dan Benson

Building Services













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