Our Staff


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


Rev. Kara Seaton, Minister of Children, Youth & Families
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 is a graduate of the University of Iowa and is a commissioned minister through the Christian Church in the Upper Midwest. Kara and her husband, Marcus, have been part of First Christian Church since 2005 and have 4 children.


Rev. Laura Kittrell
, Minister of Music & Worship
Laura leads our Disciples Strings & Singers music ensemble, directing our choir and special singers, and selecting and organizing the music used in worship. She is a life long member of FCC and is an instructor of piano and voice, music arranger, and audition coach. Laura is a commissioned minister through the Christian Church in the Upper Midwest.


Peggy Bothell, Office Manager


Michael Hull, Custodian