Assistant to the Pastor

Daniel Stroebel

     Rev. Daniel Stroebel was a lifelong resident of New Orleans until 2014 when he and his wife, Dana, relocated to Pensacola after pastoring in his home city for 8 years.  Daniel holds a BA in Computer Science and is a government contractor and a member of the USMC Reserves.  

     Dana taught in Botswana, Africa after graduating from the University of Northwest Florida with a BA in Elementary Education before moving to New Orleans to teach in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  The Stroebels met on a Paths of Paul tour through Greece and Turkey with Urshan Graduate School and were married six months later. 

     They assist wherever needed at FPC of Pensacola and have a busy, happy (& hectic!) household since the arrival of their children - Noah, Eva, Ella, and Elise.

music minister &

financial executive

David geri

     David Geri, is originally from FPC Pensacola and holds a B. A. in Christian Music from Jackson College of Ministries and a B.S.B.A in Accountancy from the University of West Florida.  Prior to joining the FPC staff in June of 2008, David was the Dean of Music at Texas Bible College in Lufkin, Texas, where he developed the curriculum and founded Higher Ground Music Conference.  

     David has served as music minister at the Pentecostals of The Twin Cities in West Monroe, Louisiana, First United Pentecostal Church of Vidor, Texas and was the operations coordinator of the National Music Ministry Conference in Jackson, Mississippi.  He is married to Laura Geri and has two wonderful children.

youth pastor

jeremy & Kristin stafford

     Jeremy & Kristin Stafford have been married since August 2006 and have two children, Caden and Claire. The Staffords have both been actively involved in ministry all of their adult lives and strive to continue to serve the Lord in whatever role He wants them to fulfill.  

     Jeremy grew up in East Tennessee and graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and from Belhaven University where he obtained a Master of Science in Leadership. While working as an office manager for Tax Matters of Tennessee for five years, Jeremy pursued the calling he had received at the age of 16 to become a licensed minister with the United Pentecostal Church International. Jeremy held positions in two churches before accepting the full time position of Youth Pastor at FPC Pensacola, in August 2013.  He was fully ordained in 2016 and in 2017 was elected Youth President for the Florida District of the UPCI.

     Kristin grew up in Pensacola and after high school, attended Gateway Bible College, obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Church Music. She worked as a music minister for three years before moving to Memphis. Kristin graduated from Liberty University with a Master of Business Administration degree and currently works in the IT department for Medtronic.

Executive Secretary

Eulaine hedges

     Eulaine is a native of Foley, Alabama and has been in the church her whole life.  Prior to joining the FPC Office Staff in February 2002, Eulaine worked in the banking industry for 25 years as an Operations Officer for Regions Bank. She married her husband, Terry, in 1990 after meeting him through the Singles' Ministry of FPC. 

     Eulaine and Terry are proud parents of one daughter and three grandchildren. 

Financial Assistant

Beverly Pate

    Beverly Pate has been a member of FPC since 1970 and has been a Sunday School teacher for 27 years. She received her Associate of Arts Degree in Accounting at Pensacola State College in May of 2017 and became a valued member of our staff in August of 2017.

Graphic & media designer

diandra lewis

     Diandra (also known as Deon) has been a member of FPC since her family moved to the area from Kansas in 1996. She has been involved in almost every ministry in the church and loves to serve.  She and her husband Trent met at FPC and married in March of 2010.  

     Diandra worked at FPC as the secretary while attending college to earn a degree in teaching in 2010.  After graduation, she went into education field for 4 years and taught first and second grade.  Feeling the call away from education, she left her teaching position with faith that God would provide what she and her husband, Trent, would need.  She has had a love of photography and graphic design since opening her photography and graphic design business in 2008 and hoped to pursue this career path over the next few years.  God opened the door for her to return not only to the place she loves but also doing what she loves, and now, doing it for the Kingdom!

     They welcomed their first child, Rhett, in May 2018 and he is a tremendous blessing!

Maintenance staff

Jennifer Mitchell

     Jennifer Mitchell is Manager of Maintenance for First Pentecostal Church. She and her husband, Anthony are longtime members of First Pentecostal Church. Jennifer always goes above and beyond to make sure our church looks its best at all times.


     Where would we be without our self-less volunteers? We have an incredible group of ladies volunteering in the office with us during the week. We are ever grateful for all they do and all they sacrifice to benefit the church and the Kingdom of God!