Matt became the worship elder for Family Church in 2018. Matt and his wife Katy are originally from Alabama. This of course means that Matt loves his sweet tea during creative endeavors while Katy would prefer a balanced latte in the coffee shop. They have a heart for creative arts inside the church as well as out in the community.
Matt finds his purpose in discipleship and believes that we are all called to the Great Commandment and the Great Commission. He believes in loving God by loving people.
If you get to know Matt, you will probably end up playing a few video games and talking about your favorite restaurants.
Terry has been blessed to serve at Family Church Marco since 2008. He is so thankful to be apart of an Eldership that truly loves one another for God’s glory!! He says, “There is something so unbelievably special to work with Elders who all submit to the Lordship of Jesus Christ!”
Terry is amazed to be in a position to preach, teach, and counsel God's Word full time! He is passionate about exalting Christ in preaching and counseling as it's God's Word that transforms hearts and minds! Ephesians 6:17—…and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.
He is married to his beautiful wife Jamie, who he says is such a godly helpmate from the Lord. They have three boys; Luke, Silas, and Job who are always busy creating something!
Terry along with the rest of the Elders are zealous to raise up the next generation to be dragon slayers for Christ…borrowing the words from Douglas Wilson. The Elders say this will be accomplished by children being raised in godly homes, which includes a Christ-centered education.
Terry's favorite quote, "God created the world out of nothing, and so long as we are nothing, He can make something out of us!" Martin Luther
Casey joined Family Church in 2009. Originally from Pensacola, Florida, he and his wife Amanda think of themselves as fun, spontaneous, and a pretty active couple. They have been married since 2007 and and have three boys, Elias, Lincoln, and Hudson, and a girl, Artemis. They are not quite as spontaneous as they used to be but still love to hang out with friends, go to dinner, the movies, play a pickup game of something at the park, or quite possibly take a nap.
Casey has a deep love for preaching the whole Word of God with accuracy, and with a Christ-centered focus. He's so thankful and grateful to be an Elder at Family Church!
Jon has served at Family Church since 2017. He’s passionate about theology, and has grown to enjoy teaching God’s Word verse by verse. He is so thankful to be an elder, ministering to God’s people!! Jon oversees tech, the campus, and the classes at Family Church.
Jon’s married to his beautiful wife Rashel, and they have six children; Micah, Noah, Eliza, Judah, Ezra, and Selah! So life in the Fogarty home never has a dull moment! And Jon and Rashel are truly amazed as they see their older children already beginning to blossom and use their gifts and abilities to serve the Lord!!
Jon prays that he can be a godly husband, father, and elder for God’s glory!!
His favorite book is Bondage of the Will by Martin Luther.
Eileen is our newest staff member and comes to us from the Chicagoland area where she taught elementary school and drama for 24 years.
Her enthusiasm and playful nature is contagious! Eileen is passonate about teaching God's word to our future generation and comes alive when
surrounded by kids. Her life verse is: Phillipians 4:13.
Eileen and her husband Tom give God the Glory for bringing them to Family Church when they moved here in 2019. They enjoy their morning devotion time together, long walk at Naples Botanical Gardens, bike rides, going to the movies, and are currently learning to play pickleball. Eileen enjoys digging into the Word of God at Ladies Bible Study and a spirited game of Mahjong.
Eileen and Tom are so grateful to be a part of a church family with a Christ centered focus! She is excited to be working on a staff that puts God's word before all else!