Rev. Rudy and Piper Freese

Rudy and Piper joined the Duncan First family in 2020. Rudy is an Orthodox Evangelical United Methodist Elder and has been in ministry since 2005. He received a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership from Southern Nazarene University. His Master of Divinity is from Asbury Theological Seminary.  Rudy and Piper...

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Chasity Payne – Foundations Learning Center Director

Chasity resides in the Duncan community with her husband, Kyle and two daughters Emmie and Devin. Chasity has obtained a B.S. in Early Childhood Education (ECE), as well as, a M.Ed. in Reading. She is passionate about early childhood learning and has worked in the public school system for more...

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David Briscoe – Director of Traditional Worship

Beginning piano lessons at the age of nine, music has played a vital role in David’s life.  By the time he was in high school he knew that music ministry would be an integral part of his future. At thirteen, David began working in the church as a janitor and often became distracted when...

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Mindy Brown – Business Administrator

Hello, I am Mindy Brown and I have been married for 30 plus years to Wayne. We have raised two beautiful daughters, Hailey and Kylie and in November 2020 we were blessed with a grandson, Greyson. I enjoy working for FUMC as a Business Administrator, especially since I grew up...

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Emily Carroll – Administrative Assistant

Hi, my name is Emily Carroll, and I’m the new Administrative Assistant for Duncan First. I’m newly married to my husband Daniel, and I’m a bonus mom to two boys, Joshua and Jacob. I’m an animal lover.  I always enjoy a good picture of someone’s pup if they feel free to share!...

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Jerry Marlar – Custodian

Hello, I am Jerry Marlar, and I have been the custodian for the church since 2013. I have been a lifetime member as well. I really enjoy my duties here and being able to help anyone out. I have a son and his name is Nathan. We both enjoy going...

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Eric Starnes – Modern Worship Leader

Eric attended Southwestern Christian University and graduated with a Bachelor’s in Worship Music. His passion has always been music. He began playing the drums at the tender age of seven, since then he has accomplished the guitar, piano and bass guitar. Eric serves as the Modern Worship Pastor at FUMC.

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