• Jeff Marcoe - Lead Pastor   circleemail

    Pastor Jeff accepted the call to become the Lead Pastor of First Naz in October of 2015. Prior to that, he served at the Church of the Nazarene in New Braunfels, Texas, as Youth Pastor from 2000-2012 and Senior Pastor from 2007-2015.  Jeff received his Master’s Degree in Counseling from Asbury Seminary in 1999 and his Bachelor’s degree in Social Science from the University of Southern Colorado in 1995. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas and had a small private practice while in New Braunfels.


    He and his wife Amy were married in 1992 and have two children; their daughter Ashley and their son Alex. Ashley, a proud A&M grad, is a Social Worker and is married to Aaron (who also serves on staff at First Naz). Alex attends college at Texas State University and is majoring in computer science.  Jeff enjoys playing games with his family, playing golf, and watching sports – especially Kentucky basketball. And yes, he believes The Empire Strikes Back is the best Star Wars movie ever made.

  • Aaron Heatherly - Worship Leader   circleemail

    Aaron joined our team in 2020 as our worship leader. He is married to Ashley, and they have a beautiful baby girl named Genevieve and a German Shepherd/Lab mix named Albus. Aaron has served as worship leader and production director for several churches and helped plant a church in the San Antonio area before moving to Amarillo with his wife. He has an unrivaled passion for coffee and a love for music and production, especially in the church. In his free time, he’s likely perfecting his "pour-over" coffee technique, listening to the most recent worship record, or playing board games with his family.

  • Judy Kayser - Office Administrator   circleemail

    Judy has been a member at First Naz for more than 25 years. The last 18 of those years, she has served alongside our pastors as the office administrator.  Judy is married to Bert, her husband of 30 years.  They have 3 daughters, 2 sons, and 8 grandchildren.  She loves spending time with her family and enjoys traveling.  

  • Ron Sullivan - Senior Adult Pastor   circleemail

    Ron has served as our senior adult pastor for the past 13 years. Prior to coming to FNC, he served 27 years in full-time ministry at 5 churches in Nebraska, Arizona, and West Texas. He received an Associate of Biblical Studies from Nazarene Bible College (1978) and a BA degree in Religion at Mid America Nazarene College (1979). Pastor Ron was ordained as an elder in the Church of the Nazarene in 1982 by the Nebraska District Assembly. He and his wife Deanna have been married for over 40 years, and they have 3 children along with 8 grandchildren. Ron enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and camping.

  • Jaycee Porter - Children's Pastor    circleemail

    Jaycee has served as our Children's Pastor since April of 2022. She has two kids, Addison and Beckett and is married to Brandan. In her free time, which is very rare due to kiddos, Jaycee loves to shop at local boutiques.