Cliff Thompson, Chairman of Elders





Cliff has been a member of FCC for more than 20 years, and has served as Deacon, Elder, Vice-Moderator, Men’s Ministries Chair, Property Committee Chair, and Leader of the A/V Team. Cliff currently Serves as Chairman of the Elders, As such he is responsible for the Leadership of the Elders in Visitation and Worship. Cliff is married to His wife Karen, and has Two Children Connor and Kaitlin.


The Elders of First Christian Church are the Spiritual Leadership of the congregation. They are responsible for leading the ministries of the church as well as leading in worship at the communion table.



Rodger Byrd









David Lombard





Linda Lombard






Dorice Perkins






Karen Powers





Marilyn Strong








Martin Schaefer


Matt Lyons, Chairman of Deacons

Matt has been a member of First Christian Church for many years. In addition to being Chairman of Deacons he also serves the men’s ministry, property team, and is also involved in our youth ministry. Matt is married and has a daughter and son.

Larry Steele, Board Moderator


Larry is a life long resident of Middletown, and a life long member of FCC. As board Moderator he oversees the Business operations of FCC, and is elected by the Congregation. On Sundays you will typically find Larry in the A/V booth running the sound mixing board. Larry is married to his wife, Charlotte. They have 3 children and 7 Grandchildren.

Larry Chamberlain, Board Vice-Moderator

Natalie Byrd, Board Secretary

Marilyn Chamberlain, Treasurer

Tim Powers, Financial Secretary