Jon Paul

Jon Paul or “JP” became the Senior Pastor of Free Christian Church in 2012. Jon has been part of the staff team at FCC since 2002, serving as the Director of Youth Ministries and later as the North Andover Campus Pastor.

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Brian Bethke

Brian Bethke is a California native who became the North Andover Campus Pastor in 2017 after retiring from active duty military service in The United States Marine Corps.

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Kim Black

Kim Black works closely with Senior Pastor Jon Paul and the Board of Elders. Kim assists leaders to implement and execute the vision, strategies and activities of the overall ministry at Free Christian Church.

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Robyn Cotta

Robyn has been serving as a Children's Ministry Assistant since August 2012. She specializes in the Early Childhood programs. Robyn hopes that each child who comes to FCC is able to both hear God's truth through engaging Bible based teaching

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Jane Mulcahy

Jane has been following God’s call on her life since the 8th grade. She has served in various youth & children’s ministries since that time. Jane has worked in the Children’s Dept. at FCC since 2012.

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Javier Roché

Javier has served in Youth Ministries in the Merrimack Valley for over 10 years. He is passionate about preaching and modeling the Gospel message without watering it down. His desire is to create lifelong disciples of Jesus.

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Vicki Rizzo

Vicki’s role is to recruit, encourage, and equip the Connecting Ministry team with what they need in order to do what they love - welcome people. Connecting Ministries goal is to help people feel comfortable and part of our community.

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Maureen Smith

Maureen motivates, inspires and leads the congregation to become involved in local and international missions and community service through short and long term hands-on opportunities. Maureen also leads the Missions Committee.

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Roselle Heckendorn

Roselle seeks to help FCC become a House of Prayer, where prayer is foundational to everything we do. She is passionate about helping people come to know Jesus and helping Christians share their faith with others.

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Laurie Lawliss

As the Pastoral Care Minister, Laurie provides pastoral care to members of the congregation who are sick, hospitalized, nursing home residents, and homebound seniors. Laurie is also the leader of the Senior Link ministry on Friday mornings in Andover.

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Mandi Bickel

Mandi started working for FCC in the summer of 2009. She has been involved in tech arts with ministries and various churches since 1999. She has a degree in Recording Industry: Production and Technology from Middle Tennessee State University.

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Fernando Castro

Fernando has served as a Music Minister in churches in Brazil, Oklahoma, and Massachusetts for the past 8 years. Originally from Brazil, Fernando began to take piano lessons at age of 11 and at of 12 he received his call into music ministry.

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Sammy Vivian

Sammy serves as the hub of communications at Free Christian Church. She designs the weekly bulletins, promotional flyers, posters, and all other graphic related materials. Additionally, Sammy serves as the church's web designer and webmaster.

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John Givens

John has been a member of FCC for over 20 years volunteering in many capacities. A former middle school teacher, John’s role is to support the health, growth and development of the small group ministry at FCC.

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Lorna McDonald

Lorna manages all the maintenance of the Andover Campus properties, including cleaning, repairs, set-ups, breakdowns, landscaping, outside contracting, safety inspections, preventive maintenance and volunteer/assistant coordination.

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Andrea Bliss-Lerman

Since 1990, Andrea has offered spiritual direction at Free Christian Church. Spiritual direction is a spiritual discipline offered with the intent of deepening one’s relationship with and focus on God in the midst of all of life.

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