Rebecca Chase, Commissioned Lay Pastor

Ministry Partner

Rebecca has been on staff since 2015. She serves children and families in both our church and the wider communities. She is leading Sunday Children’s Worship as the storyteller for Godly Play, a Montessori-inspired method of teaching, wondering, and learning about where children find themselves in the great stories of the Bible. Rebecca also works closely with our on-site preschool, Beginnings and Beyond Montessori Christian Preschool. Her other roles have included support of Small Groups, the Deacon Board, and Connections, including care for the congregation, outreach, and welcoming new people into the church family. Rebecca and her husband Chris love exploring the area, and keeping up with their two young adult sons.

DeVonn Powers, Commissioned Lay Pastor

Ministry Partner

DeVonn is the Chief Executive Officer of Humanity Way, Inc., a non-profit on the FPCC campus that provides housing, employment, and case management services, and much more. Her focus is on going out into and engaging the community to recruit new members for the kingdom with a special emphasis on people who have historically been excluded from or marginalized within the church. She also oversees the development of programming designed to support these new members.

Darryl McCollum, Commissioned Lay Pastor

Ministry Partner

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 our incredible staff, deacons, and elders. His desire is to serve where called. Currently his greatest joys include helping lead worship with the praise team, "Grateful Heart."

Lisa Justice, Student Pastor

Ministry Partner

Lisa is currently serving as a Student Pastor while she attends seminary at San Francisco Theological Seminary. She supports the Communications, Missions, and Spiritual Growth teams as well as serving as church administrator. Lisa grew up in Concord where she lives with her sister and three cats.

Harold Lund

Custodian, Security

Harold keeps our facility in order!

Andrew Cardiasmenos

Director of Music & Worship

Since childhood Andrew has sung in choirs, played piano, and composed music. He received a Bachelor of Music Composition in Wisconsin and a Master of Education in Chicago and began directing church choirs and leading hymns. Andrew also teaches high school French and enjoys spending time with his wife, Jessie, and his 6-year-old son, Blake.

Jim Whitfield and Marilyn Wollenweber


Volunteer Staff

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.

Linde Weber