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Welcome to First Assembly of God…

where our purpose is to offer everyone the opportunity to grow in their Christian walk. Even if you have never attended church before, if you are new to the area, or you are just searching for “a Connection”, First Assembly is for you. First Assembly of God is an exciting church that helps you walk the walk! Don’t just take our word for it, come check us out!


First Assembly of God has been part of the community for over 90 years. We currently help support various local charities, including, Joshua’s Haven, Salvation Army, Meals on Wheels, Mercer County Food Warehouse, “Treasures for Tots”,  are a few.

We are a family oriented church. We provide Sunday School @ 10:00AM for all ages, and there are many avenues of interest, for all ages, from the very young to the mature adult.

Kids Zone Children Ministry infants-2 years old in our Nursery; children 3 years-6th grade, Sunday School, Wednesday Night Children’s Group. Events like “Snack, Movie and Game Night”, Kid’s Camp, Annual Harvest Party, A Christmas Program and much more. Children Church for children 4 years-6th grade.

Upward Sport’s Ministry- Boys & Girls 4 years old-6th grade. Spring Soccer and Fall Basketball.

Re:volution Student Ministries- Youth 7th-12th grade meet at 7:00pm Wednesday nights (6:30pm open gym), for games, friends, music, and a message designed just for them. The Youth are always doing something exciting; Winter Retreat, Spring Convention, Youth Camp, Nerf War, to name a few!

Other opportunities include; Connect Groups (small group meetings), Men/Women’s Ministry, Purpose Driven Outdoors, Adventures in Training Purpose, Softball teams, Divorce Care Support Group, Counseling services, etc.

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Pastoral Staff

Kenneth E. Martin

Senior Pastor

Growing up in a minister’s home has given him much insight into the role of Pastor. He and his wife, Marlene, came to us from the Harrisburg area, on November 2, 1997, where Pastor Martin served as Ad

Michael A. Sabella

Associate Pastor

Pastor Mike and his wife, Kathy have two children, Brett is a graduate of Valley Forge Christian College and Ashland University, where he obtained his Master of Divinity Degree. He is currently a Lieu

Mike Smith

Youth Pastor

Pastor Mike and his wife Angela were raised in the church and grew up in wonderful godly homes. Mike was born into a preacher’s home. He felt the call to the ministry in his teen years and entered Sou

Pastor Paul Diaz

Worship Team Pastor

Pastor Paul & his wife, Sherri, are both graduates of Valley Forge Christian College. Pastor Paul majored in Pastoral Studies, while Sherri earned a degree in Elementary Education. After graduatin

Rev. Fred Ripper

Pastor of Christian Education

Pastor Fred and his wife, Faye, are parents of two grown children and have six grandchildren. Pastor Fred began his ministry in 1972, as Minister of Christian Education at First Assembly of God, Arnol