Pulpit Guests

The following people will be filling the pulpit during our time of transition.

They will be in attendance to deliver the sermon, take note, and join us!


August 19th, Dr. David Lombard




Dr. Lombard serves our church as an Elder and Trustee as well as a former Moderator. David is a retired psychologist having worked in both private and hopital based practice, in addition to teaching at Wright State University.





August 26th, Cliff Thompson



Cliff has been a member of FCC for more than 20 years. He 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.




September 2nd, Connor Thompson


Connor is a lifelong member of First Christian Church, Connor has served as Chaplain at Camp Friedlander operated by the Dan Beard Council, Boy Scouts of America. Connor is a senior at Miami University majoring in Non Profit & Community Studies and intends to pursue a Masters of Divinity at Lexington Theological Seminary.




Rev. Dr. J. Thomas Johnson, September 9th

Reverend Dr. Johnson is a retired Disciples Minister and Pastor Emeritus of Summit Christian Church in Trotwood, Ohio. Rev. Johnson currently serves as the  Regional Elder for district 8, serving the Christian Church In Ohio in greater Dayton, Springfield, and Middletown.



Carol is an Ordained Minister in the Christian Church(Disciples of Christ).Carol is the Pastor of Assimilation at Legacy Christian Church In Harrison, Ohio. Carol also serves on the Commission on Ministry and the Camp Christian Committee for the Christian Church In Ohio.Carol served as Associate Pastor at FCC-Middletown for 13 years. Carol also served Walnut Hills Christian Church as Co-Pastor.

Rev. Carol Oetzel, September 16th


Rev. Sue Glaab, September 23rd

Reverend Glaab is an ordained minister. Sue was a member of First Christian Church while she attended United Theological Seminary. She holds a Masters of Divinity from UTS.





Rev. John Dick, September 30th

Reverend John Dick is a retired ordained minister in the American Baptist Church. John is a resident of Middletown. John has served American Baptist Congregations in Midland, MI; Haddonfield, NJ; Wyoming, OH; Middletown, OH and Worcester, MA.





Rev. Ed Bastien, October 7th

Reverend Ed Bastien Serves as the Pastoral Care Manager at Atrium Medical Center. Rev. Bastien holds a Masters of Divinity in Theology and Religious Vocations from Asbury Theological Seminary. Ed has experience in Chaplaincy from both The Hospital as well as Hospice settings.


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