Staff and Eldership

Michael Modica

Lead Pastor
Michael Modica has been Lead Pastor at First Assembly DeLand since September 1992. Michael along with Renee his wife of 35 years oversee First Assembly DeLand.
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Mike Carroll

Associate Pastor
Mike Carroll is a graduate of Stetson University and he and his wife of 41 years, Donna, have served as Associate Pastors since 1996.
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Nathan Buker

Youth Pastor
Pastor Nate has been involved with student ministry in DeLand area for over 16 years. Along with his wife Dawn of 23 years they have enjoyed supporting the family unit as they invest teens.
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Dawn Anderson

Children's Pastor

Mykaela Blades

Music and Arts Director
After attending First Assembly as a youth, Mykaela went to Southwestern University in Texas and obtained a B.A. in Music and The Arts. She returned to DeLand and serves as First Assemblies Music and Arts Director.

Susan Anderson

Volunteer Coordinator

John Anderson

Facilities Manager

Dawn Buker

Nursery Coordinator

Ralph Youngquist


Lee Pait


Patt Lott