Who We Are

Who we are

at First Assembly San Antonio

Our Mission

Our mission is simple. We love to connect people to the life, family, and purpose of God!


We’d love to meet you! Connect with us at our Sunday service at 10:30am. There's a welcoming environment, engaging worship, practical messages, and fun ministries for your kids.


Come grow with us! Grow deeper through our Sunday morning classes at 9:30am and Adult Bible Fellowship on Wednesdays at 7:00pm, or check out FA’s small groups to grow during the week!


Serving is how we share the love of God in a tangible way. Discover how to serve in our church, our community, in our events, in giving, and more. Find your place to serve with us today!


We are going to our city, country, and to the nations of the world. We support over 130 missionaries on a monthly basis through our generous giving. Discover the ministries of First Assembly today!

What We Believe

Click to discover more about what we believe at First Assembly San Antonio.

Our Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at First Assembly San Antonio! Got questions for the lead team? Contact us below!
Lead Pastor

Joel & Sabrina

Pastor Joel and Sabrina are the new lead pastors at First Assembly as of Jan. 1, 2018. After serving together for nearly 20 years in youth ministry (5 of which were serving as Youth Pastors at First) they graciously accepted the invitation to succeed long term pastor Wayne & Judy Clark at First. They are blessed with four children: Chase, Brianna, Noah, and Aviana and love to share life and ministry as a family. Ms Sabrina serves hand in hand with her husband and also directs the Women’s Ministries at First Assembly. Pastor Joel’s ministry is described as passionate, authentic, humorous, and crosses generational lines. Pastor Joel and Sabrina are honored to serve and excited for the future of First!

Executive Pastor

Mike & Kandy

Mike and Kandy joined the staff of First Assembly in the summer of 2000. Mike’s responsibilities at First Assembly are within the portfolio of church administration. As administrator he has oversight of finances, and all church resources including facility and transportation needs. His passions include teaching and serving.

Children's Pastor

Kara & Braden Haley

Braden and Kara met and were married at First Assembly and have attended the church for over 20 years. Kara has volunteered in children’s ministry since 2007 and recently became the new children’s pastor after working as a RN for 15 years. They are blessed with 3 children: Mabry, Meredith and Miles and enjoy making kids ministry a fun and exciting place to learn about Jesus and grow closer to Him.

Student Ministry Pastor

Angel & Jina Rios

Bio Coming Soon!!

Second Half of Life & Visitation Pastor

Sam & Esther

Pastor Sam has a ministerial career that spans over the last half century, while pastoring churches in Austin, Galveston, Chicago and Abilene. He also served as a Deputy Sheriff and a Deputy Constable before being elected as a Justice of the Peace where he served for 20 years. He has been married to his wife Esther since 1964 and they have three children and six grandchildren.

Tech & Marketing Director


Sean and his family started going to First AG in 2003. While in youth, he started volunteering on the tech team and discovered that his calling was to work behind the scenes to ensure the services ran smoothly. In 2017, he joined the First Assembly team. He is currently enrolled at Texas A&M San Antonio and will be graduating in December 2018 with a degree in Business Management and Marketing.

Transform Counseling


Ordained with the Assemblies of God in 2017, Dolly loves serving the church in preaching, teaching and counseling. In 2014, she launched Transform Counseling, a professional and biblical counseling organization for adults, youth, couples and families. She and George serve Adult & Teen Challenge of Texas and have 4 beautiful children.

Lead Worship Pastor

Brandon Watson

Bio Coming Soon!!

Worship Leader

Jonathan Gonzalez

Bio Coming Soon!!

Garden Ridge Campus Pastor

Robert and Tiffiney

Pastor Robert Dennard serves as the campus pastor of Garden Ridge Assembly, a daughter church of First Assembly of God San Antonio. Robert and his wife Tiffiney have served in ministry together for nearly 20 years and arrived at Garden Ridge in early 2018. They are passionate about ministry to families and empowering people to live victoriously for Jesus. Pastor Robert holds a Master of Divinity from Regent University and is nearing completion of a Doctor of Ministry degree. A former police officer and Marine Corps veteran, Pastor Robert also serves as the volunteer chaplain for the City of Garden Ridge Police Department. For more information about Garden Ridge Assembly check them out at GardenRidgeAssembly.org.


Let us know how we can help you in your journey

Contact us today and let us know how we can help you discover your next step!

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