New Pastor: Rev. Dr. Johanna McCune Wagner

Welcome her on her first Sunday with us on September 8th!

Our Pastor Nominating Committee has found our next called pastor!
Read the introduction letter.


Rev. Dr. Keith Geckeler

Bridge Pastor

Pastor Keith has over 40 years in congregational and presbytery ministries and remains active in ministry in retirement. During the time he's spent as Presbytery Liaison with our Pastor Nominating Committee, he has become familiar with our church. Since our time between pastors has been a little longer than we anticipated, Pastor Keith graciously agreed to serve as our short-term Bridge Pastor assisting with preaching, administration and staff support.

Darryl McCollum

Commissioned Lay Pastor

Darryl is currently serving as a Commissioned Lay Pastor. He grew up in FPCC and returned in 1998 after a career in the US Navy. Since becoming a Commissioned Lay Pastor in 2017 his role here at FPCC has continued to grow with the help of incredible staff, deacons, and elders. His goal is to serve the congregation and lead them to embody our mission statement: Love God, Love People...Serve!

Rebecca Chase, Commissioned Lay Pastor in training

Director of Community Care

Rebecca started as Director of Children’s Ministry in 2015 and now additionally oversees Small Groups, Equipping Ministry, Seniors, and Prayer. She also serves as the staff representative for Deacons, Adult Education, and Connections. She is passionate about assisting the “ministers of God” in discovering their call to serve. Rebecca loves reading, eating at local restaurants, and tasting wine. Rebecca, her husband Chris, and two sons (when they’re home from college) reside in Vallejo.

Andrew Cardiasmenos

Director of Music & Worship

Since childhood Andrew has sung in choirs, played and composed music. He received a Bachelor of Music Composition in Wisconsin and a Master of Education in Chicago and began directing church choirs. Andrew also teaches high school French and enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessie, and his 3-year-old son, Blake.

Lisa Justice

Administrative Assistant

Lisa grew up in Concord and earned her Master of Arts Degree in History from UC Davis. She has taught at the university level and served as an office manager for a non-profit. She lives in Concord with her sister and four cats, and is a member at Clayton Valley Presbyterian Church, where she is an Elder currently serving on their Session. In her spare time, Lisa reads widely and enjoys knitting, cooking, and spending time with her goddaughters.

Lisa Gonzalez

Administrative Coordinator

Lisa has been an Administrative Coordinator with us for almost 24 years! She has attended FPCC since grade school; participating in Sunday School, Youth Club, Choir, Bell Choir, and other after-school activities.You can find her relaxing and reading (e-books only now!), gardening, RV-ing with her husband and friends, as well as laughing with her 18-month-old granddaughter Lacey, thirty-something-and-very-busy daughters Hayley, Lindsay and son-in-law Drew, in San Francisco, and stepson Patrick in Concord.

Robin Stearns

Beginnings and Beyond Montessori Preschool Director

(925) 676-6244

Robin relaunched FPCC's Preschool with a Christian Montessori program in August 2011, and now oversees 35+ children ranging from 2-5 years. Robin graduated from Saint Mary's College in 2003 with a degree in Liberal and Civic Studies and a minor in Montessori Thought, a certificate in Early Childhood Education. She is an active church member and lay leader having served as an elder and Clerk of Session for three years.

Susan Soehner

Musical Accompanist Piano & Organ

Susan Soehner arrived in the Bay Area in 1999 to follow her dream of becoming a professional accompanist. Since arriving, she has worked with many talented musicians and is excited about once again collaborating with Tony Pasqua and the San Francisco Bay Area Chamber Choir. While accompanying the San Francisco Girl's Chorus, the Peninsula Women's Chorus, and the Oakland Symphony Chorus, she played concerts across Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean.

Harold Lund


Harold keeps our facility in order!

Lynn Justice


Nursery attendant

Carlos Flores

Sound Booth

Sound technician

Ashley McCollum

Sound Booth

Sound technician

Jim Whitfield


Director of Connections

Marilyn Wollenweber


Director of Connections