In addition to Jerry and Donna, the following people serve as members of the Board of Elders/Directors for EPIC Ministries:
Pastors Terry and Barbara Brown – Terry and Barbara serve as Pastors of Fresh Start Fellowship in Cuero, Texas, and have been a part of EPIC’s United Christian Leaders Alliance for many years before accepting the role to serve as Board members. They have been serving as pastors for more than 20 years. Their loyal service to this Board and the ministry of EPIC is an example for all.
Pastors Loren and Cheryl Carlson – Loren and Cheryl serve as Pastors of Faith Bible Community Outreach Center in Storm Lake, Iowa. Both were educators in the Public School system before answering the call to serve as Pastors over 20 years ago. They are a valuable addition to the Board of EPIC. They are the longest standing members of the Board second only to Jerry and Donna. Their wisdom and commitment are an inspiration to many.
Pastor David and Dr. Debbie Chapman – David and Debbie are the most recent additions to the EPIC Board, but that doesn’t mean they are novices. David has served in the ministry for many years and has planted a church, The River, in the Gila valley area of Arizona. It is one of the fastest growing churches in its area. Debbie, is a veterinary in that area in addition to serving with David in the ministry. We are excited that they have joined the team. They spur us on to love and good works.
Pastors Steve and Chris Olson – Steve and Chris are by vocational pastors and farmers in Iowa. They have served, also, as the regional representatives for the UCLA for EPIC for a number of years before accepting the role to serve as Board members. They are a valuable part of this elder team bringing great input. They are a great asset to this ministry.
Darrell and Debbie Pierson – Darrell and Debbie served as elders of the FORT Discipleship Center, the home church of EPIC, for a number of years before relocating to North Carolina. Once they relocated, they continued to serve as members of the board of EPIC. They have served in ministry for many years. Debbie has written Bible curriculum, Bible Basics that has also been translated into Spanish. They are valued members of this team.