Pastor Lance Jenkins

Pastor Lance Jenkins has been the Lead Pastor for the First Church of God since January 2012. Prior to accepting this call, Pastor served as the Director of Family Ministries for the church for five years. Pastor Lance is married to his wife Lynette and they have four children, Steven, Shane, Brody, and Laurel. Lance enjoys sports and playing video games with his kids in his free time.


Diana Aufrecht

Diana Aufrecht has been our church's secretary since June, 2010.  Her family consists of her husband Mark, daughters Jami Lyons and Erica Griffith, and grandchildren Corey, Arawyn, Kylie, and Vahla.  In her free time you can find her serving with the Christian Motorcycle Association.

Jessica Willis, Associate

Pastor Jessica Willis began as the Associate of Family Ministries January 1, 2017.  She and her family moved here from Des Moines, Iowa where Jessica served as Youth Pastor for 9 years and Children’s Pastor for 1 year.  Jessica takes great pride and joy in her family.  Her husband Mike Willis has been a great support in ministry and raising their three daughters McKena, Aundrea, and Adalyn.  Jessica enjoys hanging out with friends and family.  She is excited to be in Virginia and looks forward to serving the people of First Church of God in Christiansburg, VA.