The vision of Lansing First Church is to be the spiritual and physical presence of Christ in our community. 


Pastor Phil Stout served as pastor at Jackson First Church  of the Nazarene for many years and will be at Lansing First during our time of transition.  
Pastor Sarah is Pastor to Children and Families. She has been serving at Lansing First for 5 years. She is married to Kyle James, who supports her in her ministry. They have a beautiful daughter named Layla. 
Jessie is Minister to Students and Outreach. Jessie is a mom to two kids. She enjoys playing with her kids, cooking, and shopping. Jessie feels blessed to be serving in the church that she grew up in. Jessie is working on helping develop a women’s ministry within the church. She feels most blessed when she can help women come together and support each other through the craziness of life. 
Dewayne and Stephanie have been a part of First Church for over 25 years.  They recently joined in 2012.  Stephanie coordinates the Outreach Ministry & Dewayne is Sunday School Superintendent.  Stephanie also is the Executive Director of the Childcare Center, First Nazarene Childcare & Learning Academy.  They have been married for 30 years and they have two children, Ashlee (Tony), Brittanie, and two grandchildren.  Both Stephanie and Dewayne have a love for Christ and passion for people.
Mike holds a BA degree from WMU and Masters in Rehab Counseling from MSU. Mike was a statewide client advocate and Program manager for Youth Low Vision at the state of MI and retired after 32 years of service in 2002. Mike retired again in 2013 as president/CEO of MEE Inc. and is currently serving as head Trustee
Kathy serves as Worship leader at Lansing First. She has a passion for prayer and for praising God.