David Stewart

Lead Pastor
david@fumcpb.org

BIO:

FULL NAME: David Allison Stewart

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Crab Cooker (Coronado Island, CA)

FAMILY/KIDS: Married to Nancy Stewart, two kids; Christy and Ben.

HOBBIES: Traveling

HOMETOWN: Born in Anchorage Alaska, childhood years Farmington, MO

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Love walking with people as they discover God’s love and healing in their lives.

FUN FACT: I have college letters in baseball and soccer and do not have a high school letter for either sport because they were not high schools sports in Farmington at the time.

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Amanda Gowen

Amanda Gowen

Youth Pastor

amanda@fumcpb.org

Bio

FULL NAME: Amanda Kristene Gowen

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Bronze Owl or Wine Rack.

FAMILY/KIDS: Travis Gowen- husband of 15 years, Ireland Gowen, 14 y/o 8th grade @ PBJHS, Rowan Gowen, 12 y/o 6th grade @ Lake Road.

HOBBIES: Serving in any capacity, soccer, reading, enjoying nature, ADVENTURING! Anything that makes me laugh.

HOMETOWN: Houston, TX

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Late night chats w/ kids on mission trips, throwing glitter in the guy’s beards during Christmas parties, youth musicals, watching young Christian leaders develop.

FUN FACT: I HATE CHEESE!!! On anything! Even my pizza is bread, sauce and pepperoni. LOL

Timothy Starnes

Timothy Starnes

Contemporary Worship Leader/ Media Ministry

tim@fumcpb.org

BIO

FULL NAME: Timothy Ryan Starnes

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: FIve Guys and Chick-Fil-A.

FAMILY/KIDS: Single for now!

HOBBIES: Music in basically every capacity. I love playing guitar and piano, writing and producing songs and expressing myself and my heart through music. Also video games!

HOMETOWN: Poplar Bluff, MO

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Too many to count, but seeing youth come to know Jesus is always a standout. Seeing the youth at FUGE in 2018 be completely transformed by Jesus and some coming to know Him for the first time was incredibly awesome.

FUN FACT: I learned/play guitar and piano entirely by ear.

Pam Becker

Pam Becker

Traditional Music Director

BIO

FULL NAME: Pam Howard Becker

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Any place that serves good steak!

FAMILY: Widowed. Three Kids, Kaylin, Andrea, and Coulton.

HOBBIES: Hanging out with family and friends.

HOMETOWN: Franklin, OH

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Watching shy kids find their voice and performing in church musicals.

FUN FACT: My summer job while in grad school was singing in the opera chorus with the St. Louis Opera Theater.

Renee Bobo

Renee Bobo

Office Manager

renee@fumcpb.org

BIO

FULL NAME:Renee Jean Bobo

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Anything Mexican!

FAMILY/KIDS: Married to Devin Bobo, four kids; Maddyx, Royce, Maylee, Makynzee.

HOBBIES: Spending time with family/friends, playing with my kiddos, and all things sports!

HOMETOWN: Flora, IL

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Watching my son accept Jesus Christ in his heart and then be baptized.

FUN FACT: I played 6 years of competitive level volleyball, and 2 years of college volleyball.

Cynthia Gonzalez

Cynthia Gonzalez

Director of Finance

cynthia@fumcpb.org

BIO

FULL NAME: Cynthia Lorena Gonzalez

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Fuji.

FAMILY/KIDS: Married to Chris Gonzalez, have 4 children.

HOBBIES: Singing has always been a huge part of my life, designing art, and desiging cakes.

HOMETOWN: Born in Amsterdam, raised in Castricum, Netherlands

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: There are so many, but I think my favorite is when leading worship and hearing the people singing praises to our Almighty God in adoration.

FUN FACT: I love to travel and have been to 10 different countries so far! Our kids’ first mode of public transportation was an airplane.

Jim Carrier

Jim Carrier

Lay Leader/Worship Leader

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Bio

FULL NAME: Jim Carrier

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Fuji’s

FAMILY/KIDS: Lawson (6)

HOBBIES: Spending time with my family, coaching, and working out.

HOMETOWN: Poplar Bluff, MO

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Seeing the revival that’s breaking out in our youth group.

FUN FACT: I’m an only child

Kaysea Kirchner

Kaysea Kirchner

1st Kids, Children’s Leader

BIO

FULL NAME: Kaysea Jo Kirchner

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Fuji or Maya’s

FAMILY/KIDS: Husband TJ Kirchner, Son Konner Kirchner other son Klay Kirchner.

HOBBIES: Arts and crafts with the kiddos and baking.

HOMETOWN: Piedmont

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: Seeing children tell a story of God to their friends that you have taught them with so much excitement in their eyes. It fills your heart with love.

FUN FACT: I hate the feel of cotton balls!

Ryan Davis

Ryan Davis

Hospitality/Worship Leader

Bio

FULL NAME: Ryan Lee Davis

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Texas Roadhouse

FAMILY/KIDS: Alicia (wife), and 2 children. Serena (16, daughter), and Camden (14, son).

HOBBIES: Watching sports.

HOMETOWN: Poplar Bluff, MO

FAVORITE MINISTRY MOMENT: The first baptism I ever performed.

FUN FACT: Growing up I wanted to be a stand-up comedian!