Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Jason Pace

LEAD PASTOR

Jason is the husband to his high-school sweetheart Pam and the father of 3 kids; daughter Pria and sons Rece and Malachi. He grew up a Hoosier, in Plainfield just west of Indianapolis. The Pace's lived just south of Cincinnati in Northern Kentucky for 18 years before moving to Wilmington in December 2020. He is a lifelong student with paper from Indiana University, Xavier University, and biblical studies at Johnson University.

Fun Fact: Jason runs Spartan races and a marathons despite self-proclaiming to dislike running!

MICHAEL DECLUE

ASSOCIATE PASTOR, YOUTH & WORSHIP

Michael is a recent 2021 graduate of Olivet Nazarene University with a degree in Music Ministry. His hometown was Springfield IL before he spent 4 years in the Marine Corps Reserves while at Olivet. He is a long-time musician having played multiple different instruments while in school and in college. During his time at Olivet and even shortly after he was able to serve in multiple different roles working at many camps across The Midwest. He has a passion for youth and is looking forward to building relationships at this new position. He and his fiancée Heather are looking at a wedding date of 10/22/22 and are very excited to see what God has in store for them. They are both thrilled to be starting a new chapter at FCC.

Fun Fact: Contrary to the beliefs of his fiancée and most of the people in the area, Michael is a St Louis Cardinals fan.

Dacia Lambert

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Dacia has been a long time follower of Jesus as well as a member of FCC. She loves that we get to share stories of God's love with the next generation and encourage a strong foundation in a relationship with Jesus. When she has some free time she loves to cook and bake for friends and family.

Fun Fact: Dacia loves llamas... a lot.  Her daughter, Stephanie, says she has an unusual obsession with them. She finds that they calm her and make her smile.

Karen Jackson

OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Karen was born and raised in Texas. In 2014, at the tender age of 39, she journeyed north to Wilmington with her husband, Keith, and their two kiddos, Keifer and Kate. She joined the FCC staff in the summer of 2017.

Fun Fact: Karen loves Diet Dr. Pepper and K-Pop!