Taylor is currently working as our interim Children's Director and we are so blessed to have her on the team. She is wife to Mathew and mother to Richard and Eli!
Taylor would love to see you on Sunday mornings or Wednesday Nights! Stop by and say hi!!!
A. J. has been a member of First Cal since 2015 and began serving as our Minister to Students in the summer of 2019. He provides leadership to our student ministry team and loves to teach teenagers about the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
A. J. holds a degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Physical Education from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He was active in the BCM during his time in college and served as the Assistant Student Pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church from 2011-2013.
A. J. married Mallarie in July 2012. They served as missionaries for the International Mission Board in Peru from the summer of 2014 to the summer of 2015 before having their two children Mozzie and Vivy. Mallarie provides leadership to our girl’s ministry at First Cal and helps keeps our student ministry organized.
AJ would love to see you on Wednesday night’s and Sunday’s. He is a self-proclaimed ping pong master and dead-eye shooter on the basketball court. Come visit First Cal and spend some time with A. J.
Ken has been a member at First Cal for over 20 years. He has been leading in ministry for over 40 years! He served as the choir and youth director at Riverside Bastrop church for 12 years, the music director at Bethel Baptist of West Monroe for 9 years, and the following 21 years to present at First cal as the music Director. He leads our music ministry with plenty of wisdom. We are so thankful and love him so much!
Ken is married to Lisa and has two beautiful daughters Molly and Hannah (Molly serves as our receptionist) and one grandson, Marek. Ken worked bi-vocationally a majority of his time in ministry and just recently retired from poly-processing after 26 years!
Ken loves to play his Trumpet, sight read music, and listen to the Brooklyn tabernacle choir sing "O taste and see". He also has a weird obsession with diet coke.
Next time you see him, ask him about gumbo at the Adirondack!
Enrique has been a member of First Cal for two years before coming on staff as the Associate Music Minister in August of 2019, and then as the Production Minister in May of 2021. Enrique leads our student worship service on Wednesday’s and help’s lead our Praise Team on Sunday’s as well. He also gives direction to our audio/video teams, where he served before stepping into his new role.
Enrique has a passion for music and loves to see it connect people to Christ. He has extensive knowledge in music production and a special talent with any instrument.
Enrique is married to Alex and they have one son, Zane. Alex grew up at First Cal and loves to serve with the church that helped raise her. Enrique, who was not raised in church, has made being involved in the local church a priority for his family.
Enrique has a heart for students, leading worship, and producing music. Come see him at First Cal on Wednesday nights or Sunday’s. He is always open to a jam session!
Hope has been a member of First Cal since a young age. She has been our Social Media Manager since January of 2020, and then transitioned into our Communications Coordinator in August of 2020. Hope was then able to transition into the role of our Office Manager in November of 2020.
Hope also teaches the high school girls' Sunday school class and is an active part of our Sunday Praise Team and Wednesday night Student Worship Team.
Hope graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and a master's degree in Business Administration.
Hope would love to meet you, so come say "Hey!" to her anytime during the week and on Sunday's!
Molly began serving as our receptionist in August of 2020 and is an essential member of our support staff. She assists the staff with everyday office tasks and represents our church well during the week.
Molly is a graduate of West Ouachita and ULM, where she received a bachelor’s in Psychology. Molly began serving in ministry at Seeker Springs in 2014. Through this ministry God used Molly to change the lives of many children, but during this time the Lord was also at work in Molly’s life, revealing to her a deeper understanding of the Gospel.
Molly is married to Brock Toth, who also has served in the Seeker Springs ministry.
Come say “Hi” to Molly in the church office anytime Monday-Thursday from 8am-noon, she would love to meet you!