Rev. Jeff Fowler

Senior Pastor

Pastor Jeff and Susan came to Florida’s First Assembly in August 2011. They are leaders with a passion to see the people of our community experiencing the abundant life that comes through knowing Jesus Christ.

Jeff has been a minister with the Assemblies of God since 1985. He served previously as Senior Pastor with two churches in Texas and one in Florida. He has also ministered as an evangelist, conference speaker, youth minister, and in Christian education.

Jeff and Susan have been happily married for over 40 years. They have two married daughters and seven grandchildren.

Rev. John Hagmann

Kids & Community Groups Pastor

Pastor John has been involved in Kids Ministry for over a decade. He believes in working in tandem with parents to help kids connect with God, their families and their world. Pastor John believes Kids Church needs to be a place where kids fall in love with God and church and want to be have both as part of their lives. He oversees the KidVenture, Community Groups and Assimilation Teams here at Florida’s First Assembly.

He is married to his amazing wife Rachel and has four awesome boys.

Vanessa O’Berski

Worship Pastor


Pastor Vanessa and her family came to Florida’s First Assembly in September of 2019.

John 4:23-24 “Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is Spirit, and His worshipers must worship in the Spirit and in truth.”

Vanessa has been in ministry from a young age, and she is blessed to have an incredible heritage of minsters in her family. As a teenager she felt the Lord calling her to be a worship pastor. She has served the past several years in Worship Ministry for the Church of God and Assemblies of God.

Her heart and passion is to encounter the life changing presence of God weekly in Praise and Worship

She is married to her husband John O’Berski, who is a middle school teacher for Hardee County, and has two beautiful children.

Amy Jo Holton

Administrative Assistant

Susan Chapman



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