Jeremy Duranceau

Youth Pastor • jduranceau@clarksvillefirst.com

Our family was blessed to be called to First Church in September of 2014. We Love God! Love People! Love the church! Love fun!

Lead Pastor

Senior Pastor

Currently we are prayerfully considering the next leader God will be sending to us. We ask that during this season you partner with us in prayer as we earnestly seek God's will for our church.


Jon Vaughn

Director of Radical Mission • jvaughn@clarksvillefirst.com

Jon was born and raised in Clarksville. He and his family have been a part of Community of Hope since 2007. He wants to use Radical Mission to change the face of Clarksville by showing Jesus's love and compassion to all.

Ed Yeager

Children's Pastor • eyeager@clarksvillefirst.com

Ed has been a children's pastor for almost 18 years, and has been serving here since 2010. Ed collects Pez and ugly Hawaiian shirts. He enjoys geocaching, fishing, canoeing, camping, and being outdoors (when it isn't too hot or too cold). He is also fascinated with all things tech and even though no one who knows him would believe it, owns an apiary.


Ron Bailey

Biker Church Pastor • rbailey@clarksvillefirst.com

Pastor Ron Bailey was called to the ministry in 2002. Seven years later, Ron stepped out in faith to create a unique worship space for bikers in our community. This was the beginning of the Hope Riders Biker Church, which Pastor Ron has been leading ever since.

Leighanne guthrie

Church Administrator • lguthrie@clarksvillefirst.com

Leighanne has served at First Church since 2005. Her ministry supports the staff, keeps them organized (which is a much more difficult job than anyone would realize) and assures that all ministries run smoothly.


Donna Killebrew

Administrative Assistant • dkillebrew@clarksvillefirst.com

Donna has served as Administrative Assistant for over 20 years. Donna is married to husband, Danny, for 43 years and they have one son and two grandsons. Donna grew up in First Church and is involved in the Hope Riders Biker Church. Donna’s ministry is in support to the staff and church community. Her desire is to reflect Jesus’ love to those who come in the office or while out riding her bike.


Any of the staff can be reached by calling the church @ 931.648.0110.