Joel & Sabrina Garza

Joel & Sabrina Garza

Lead Pastor

Pastor Joel attended Christ for the Nations in Dallas, Texas and is a veteran of youth ministry that has a passion for the local church, nation, and world and has been involved with ministries that have impacted all three arena’s. Pastor Joel’s ministry is marked by passion, humor, and authenticity as he reaches out to youth and partners with parents to see this generation come to experience God and discover His great plans for their lives. Pastor Joel also serves as the Youth Coach to youth pastors in the San Antonio section for the Assemblies of God and also serves as Lead Facilitator for “UNITE” fellowship that gathers youth & young adults for training, encouragement, and city-wide unity among Next-gen workers across denominational lines. However, Pastor Joel’s greatest accomplishments are being married to the love of his life Sabrina for the past fifteen years and sharing life with their three children: Chase, Brianna, and Noah.

Eric & Adiamond Starks

Eric & Adiamond Starks

Student Ministry Pastor

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Trey & Amy Wilborn

Trey & Amy Wilborn

Children's Pastor

Pastor Trey and Amy and their daughter, Reese, are our Children’s Pastors. They enjoy teaching, connecting and seeing spiritual growth happen in the lives of kids. Pastor Trey has an affinity for tacos and iced coffee; but never concurrently.

Michael & Kandy Meyer

Michael & Kandy Meyer

Executive Pastor and Singles Pastor

Mike and Kandy joined the staff of First Assembly in the summer of 2000. Mike’s portfolio contains the areas of church administrator and singles ministry. As administrator he has oversight of finances, and all church resources including facility and transportation needs. He also has pastoral leadership responsibilities over the singles ministry where his and Kandy’s leadership team focuses on the five simple yet purposeful characteristics of: faithfulness, obedience, character, unity, and service.   His passions include teaching and serving.

Sam & Esther Matta

Sam & Esther Matta

Second Half of Life Pastor

Pastor Sam & Esther Matta faithfully serve as our Second Half of Life pastors.  Pastor Sam has served as a Deputy Sheriff and a Deputy Constable before being elected as a Justice of the Peace where he served for 20 years.  He has been married to his wife, Esther, since September of 1964 and they have two children.