Pastor David & Caroline Speas
“Pastor David” has been our pastor since 2012. He is energetic and loves being around people.
Rev. Speas grew up in a godly family, lived most of his life in eastern Kentucky, and heard the truth of the Gospel before he could even walk. He gave his heart to the Lord during his senior year of high school and began attending Kentucky Mountain Bible College the following fall. Following graduation, Pastor David served as an assistant minister in Morehead, KY. And upon marrying his wife, Caroline, assumed the head pastorate at Clinton First Wesleyan. Together, Pastor David and Caroline have two children - Fletcher and Clara.
Pastor Emeritus and wife
Sam, Pauline Condon
Veroone, Vonetta Carter
Pastor Veronne G. Carter
Veroone G. Carter was saved at age 18, “Pastor V” was ultimately led to move to Nashville, TN to pastor and grow the Wesleyan Church there. He has enjoyed a career in HR and Retail Management; but went into vocational Christian ministry in 2012. His heart is for intergenerational and intercultural faith formation and focused discipleship – passing the Christian faith from generation to generation.
He sensed God leading his family to the Knoxville area, and moved to join the pastoral team at First Wesleyan Church Clinton in Dec. 2018.
He continues to have a passion for Christian Education and serve as sa H.S. educator. He also enjoys community involvement and leadership in various capacities.
Pastor V serve as the Director for the KY-TN District Annual Kids Camp. He is happily married to Vonetta Carter and has 8 children from ages 8 through 22.
Kelly Giles started attending with her husband Michael Giles in 2007.
She was saved when she was 13 on a youth outing to a Christian concert in Nashville that I attended with Second Baptist Church, and was baptized in July 2007 by Pastor Ben Peak.
In 2012 are family became fully committed to the church and their oldest son Michael and their daughter Breana were both baptized by Pastor David Speas. She started working for the church in April 2016 as the administrative assistant and her husband is on the board for the church.
Her favorite artist are Lauren Daigle and Francesca Battistelli but she also like Hollyn and Carrollton.
She likes watching football and hanging out with my family and friends.
Ryan White grew up Christian home and lived in Eastern Kentucky. While he was in high school, God called him to go to Kentucky Mountain Bible College. He studied communication and Bible theology then, graduated in 2014.