Our Staff

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Rich Jones

Senior Pastor

Rich  planted TEFC in 1993. He has served as the Senior Pastor ever since. He has been married to his wife, Sue, since 1980. Together they have two grown children and five grandchildren.

Michael Rice

Associate Pastor

Michael joined the church staff in 2020. He has been married to his wife, Vanessa, since 1996. Together they have 3 children.

Micah Thiesen

Associate Pastor

Micah joined the church staff in 2021. He has been married to his wife, Brittney, since 2017. Together they have 2 children.

Christy Lawler


Christy has been the church secretary since 2007. She has been married to her husband, Kelly, since 1991. Together they have three grown children and six grandchildren.