Who's Who

Rev. Jill Cameron Michel, Pastor
Jill came to First Christian Church in June 2017 after nearly 25 years of serving Disciples congregations.  As one raised in Eastern Iowa, she is excited to return to this area.  In addition to being a pastor, Jill is a wife and mother.  She is a graduate of Culver-Stockton College and Lexington Theological Seminary.

Kara Seaton, Director of Christian Formation
Kara has a passion for working with children and youth, helping them to discover and grow in their faith. She began as a volunteer with FCC children's programming in 2011 and joined our staff in 2013. Kara grew up in West Des Moines, IA and earned a bachelor's degree in 2001 from the University of Iowa. Kara and her husband, Marcus, have been part of First Christian Church since 2005 and have 4 children.

Laura Kittrell, Music Director
Laura is our Music Director, leading our Disciples Strings band, directing our choir and special singers, and selecting and organizing the music used in worship. She is owner of Music Makers Studio and Music Gallery and instructor of piano and voice, music arranger, and audition coach.

Peggy Bothell, Office Manager