our staff

 

 OUR STAFF.

WE ARE FISHERS OF MEN. WE TEACH THE BIBLE. WE DREAM BIG. EXPECT BIG. 
Our team is dedicated to serving you and making your experience at FCC rich and rewarding. We are sold out for God and our passion to proclaim the Gospel can be seen in everything we do. We hope that our words and actions point to Jesus. FCC is proud to have an amazing team of fulltime ministry workers and volunteers with a common goal and vision. Read up on some of the familiar faces you might run into from FCC.
 
 
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BILL PLATT
SENIOR PASTOR
 
billp@fccnevada.org

 

Bill is the main face and voice that you will hear at FCC. He is our Senior Minister and serves all three of our Sunday services. Bill holds a Bachelor of Biblical Literature from Ozark Bible College, and a Masters of Arts in Practical Ministries from Cincinnati Bible Seminary. He has served in ministry for almost 40 years throughout Kansas, Kentucky and Indiana and has served with First Christian Church in Nevada since March of 2004. He has also served as President of the Missouri Christian Convention for March of 2015.
 
Bill is married to Susie (Rinehart). Susie is a Social Services Supervisor with Nevada Regional Medical Center. His children include: Andy & wife Annie, and their sons Craig and Evan, who are living in China; Tabitha (Abi) & husband Kevin who live in Cincinnati; and Jennifer (Jae) & husband David who live in Winslow, AZ and are parents to Elena, Ronan, & Talya. The family is a source of great joy. “I loved being a dad and now enjoy being a grand-dad.”
 
 
 
 
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DAVE RORABAUGH
ASSOCIATE PASTOR
 
daver@fccnevada.org
 

Dave serves as FCC’s Associate Minister with an emphasis in church music and education. He is seen regularly as the worship leader in our 8:00 & 10:30 Services. Dave was born and raised in Southwest Idaho near Caldwell, ID. Led by a strong influence of bible and music in home, church and school, he received his BS in Church Music from Intermountain Bible College, Grand Junction, CO. With the development of his talents in his home congregation, he entered full time ministry in 1981, working in the areas of youth, music and the pulpit: two years in Deming, New Mexico at First Christian Church, followed by five years in Lordsburg, NM at the Church of Christ. These were followed by fifteen years at the Christian Church of Alamogordo, NM. Since July of 2002, Dave and his family have been active members of Nevada’s FCC family.

Dave met his wife, Sally, in Deming, NM, & they married in ’83. Sally is an active homemaker supporting the service of her husband and the needs of her family. She facilitates women’s home Bible study groups and assists with various church activities. Dave & Sally have two sons, Aaron & his wife Ellie who live in Colorado and Nathan who lives & works in Tennessee. Both sons are skilled musicians and are pursuing church, personal & community music ventures.
 
 
 
 
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STAY TUNED!!
YOUTH MINISTER
 
FCC is currently seeking a full-time or part-time youth minister. Please lift up our leaders, the search committee, and all applicants in prayer as we fervently seek God’s guidance throughout the search & hiring process.
 
The Youth Minister is responsible for all duties relating to the church youth program. The first priority is leading young people to a saving faith and developing spiritual growth. The youth minister is responsible for leading all youth groups, elementary through high school. He/She is responsible for camp activities and special events. The youth minister supervises the Youth Center, counsels and mentors youth, works with the Christian Education Department for joint projects, assists with worship services and pulpit supply.
 
For more information on applying, please contact our office or Elder Wayne Jeans by email at BarJFarms91@yahoo.com
 
 
 
 
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LYNDA JONES
CHURCH SECRETARY
 
lyndaj@fccnevada.org
 
 
Lynda is usually the first voice you’ll hear answering the phone and the first face you’ll see in the office. She is a driving force in the church office keeping everyone in line and on schedule! 
 

Lynda moved to Nevada after having grown up in Austin, Texas and lived in the Houston/Galveston area for about 20 years. Since coming to Nevada in 1990, Lynda has worked as Chamber of Commerce Director, managed a cell phone store and worked as outside sales person for Cavener’s Office Supplies. In her spare time she likes to attend church events, sing, cycle, swim, walk, embroider and read.

 
 
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BETTY MORRIS
FINANCIAL SECRETARY
 
bettym@fccnevada.org
 
 
Betty keeps our financial ducks all in a row! She joined the FCC staff as financial secretary in January 2015. Her resume includes secretary at Calvary Baptist Church in Nevada as well as Calvary Christian School Principal for several years. Betty works part-time for Ralph Shumaker, CPA, and executes financial and secretarial duties for Children’s Evangelistic Ministries, Inc. (CEMI)
 
Betty & her husband, Mike Morris, live in Moundville. She & her husband founded CEMI in 2004. They feel blessed to be able to provide witnessing tools using the gospel colors. Betty & Mike have three adult sons and are both members of Calvary Baptist Church.
 
 
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JEFFERSON SMITH
10:32 WORSHIP LEADER
 
 
Jefferson is a familiar face to our 10:32 service. He puts in countless hours to ensure that our 10:32 Service runs smoothly and stays on track. He has been working on trying to reestablish the band in the 10:32 Service. If you happen to be proficient on an instrument, reach out to him and see if there might be some opportunities to help serve and use your talents.
 
Jefferson is married to Clarissa and they have two young boys, Truman & Gus. He works full time for MFA here in Nevada.