Church Staff

Vinson W. Miller, Pastor   Vinson has served at First Christian since November 2017, having retired as a Navy Chaplain that same month. The son of two clergy, he himself has been in ministry since 1983 and was ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 1987. Married to Julie, with two "Millennial" children, Vinson has served as a civilian pastor as well as an ICU/ER chaplain. During his 24 years of naval service he provided ministry in a variety of operational and shore assignments with both the Navy and Marine Corps. A graduate of Transylvania University (Lexington KY) and Lexington Theological Seminary (Lexington KY), Vinson is also a board-certified clinical chaplain with expertise in treating trauma.

Vinson W. Miller, Pastor

Vinson has served at First Christian since November 2017, having retired as a Navy Chaplain that same month. The son of two clergy, he himself has been in ministry since 1983 and was ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 1987. Married to Julie, with two "Millennial" children, Vinson has served as a civilian pastor as well as an ICU/ER chaplain. During his 24 years of naval service he provided ministry in a variety of operational and shore assignments with both the Navy and Marine Corps. A graduate of Transylvania University (Lexington KY) and Lexington Theological Seminary (Lexington KY), Vinson is also a board-certified clinical chaplain with expertise in treating trauma.

Richard “Dick” Garrett, Chair of Board & Congregation  Dick is a long-time member of our congregation best known for his work with our men’s group and as the “MC” for our weekly Welcome Table meal. He is a licensed minister who also serves as one of elders of our congregation, and is married to Marsha. Dick was elected to serve as Chair for term 2019-2020.

Richard “Dick” Garrett, Chair of Board & Congregation

Dick is a long-time member of our congregation best known for his work with our men’s group and as the “MC” for our weekly Welcome Table meal. He is a licensed minister who also serves as one of elders of our congregation, and is married to Marsha. Dick was elected to serve as Chair for term 2019-2020.

Tiffini Gray, Church Administrator   Tiffini is our indispensable "front door" as the first person people interact with, Monday through Thursday. She has a wealth of long-term experience in church administration, overseeing needed administrative, fiscal, and other duties. Not just efficient at her work, she is utterly beloved by our congregation.

Tiffini Gray, Church Administrator

Tiffini is our indispensable "front door" as the first person people interact with, Monday through Thursday. She has a wealth of long-term experience in church administration, overseeing needed administrative, fiscal, and other duties. Not just efficient at her work, she is utterly beloved by our congregation.

Tina Cuthrell, Elder (Chair)   (2019-2022)

Tina Cuthrell, Elder (Chair)

(2019-2022)

Robert “Rob” Cuthrell, Elder   (2019-2022)

Robert “Rob” Cuthrell, Elder

(2019-2022)

George White, Elder   (2017-2020)

George White, Elder

(2017-2020)

Sylvia Winfrey, Elder   (2017-2020)

Sylvia Winfrey, Elder

(2017-2020)

Charlene VInyard, Elder   (2018-2021)

Charlene VInyard, Elder

(2018-2021)

Janice Fulbright, Elder   (2018-2021)

Janice Fulbright, Elder

(2018-2021)

Connie Hennings, Music Director

Connie Hennings, Music Director

Frank Dynes, Organist

Frank Dynes, Organist

Janice Fulbright, Pianist

Janice Fulbright, Pianist