Leadership


  • Brandon Clark

    Youth Pastor \\ EMAIL

    Brandon is an ordained minister in the church of the Nazarene and has been teaching kids and teens for more than twelve years. He met his wife Charlotte during their undergraduate studies at Indiana Wesleyan University during a semester abroad in Zambia, Africa. They have been married since 2012 and they work together to minister to the youth at Marion First.

  • Brannon Hancock

    Worship Pastor \\ email

    In addition to leading worship at Marion First Naz, Brannon teaches worship, theology and church history full-time at Wesley Seminary at Indiana Wesleyan University. Before moving to Marion, from 2007-2014 he was the worship pastor at Xenia (Ohio) Church of the Nazarene. He is an ordained elder and completed his PhD at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Brannon and his wife Gloria have been leading worship together for more than 15 years, and they have three children: Andrew, Joseph, and Cecilia.

  • Doug Lewis

    Congregational care Pastor \\ email

    Doug is a Licensed Minister in the Church of the Nazarene. He and his wife Kristy have been attending Marion First since 2002 when they were part of a small group for college students. Doug and Kristy started working with the youth in 2005 after he returned from serving with the Army National Guard in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Doug earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2010.

  • Deven Swan

    Children's Director \\ Email

    Deven has been working with children since God called her to be a teacher in 6th grade. She taught several subject areas at Lakeview Christian School (2002-2012), and now she focuses on the position of Children's Director at First Naz. Deven and her husband, Stephen, have five kids being raised on the family farm, the Swanderosa. 

  • Joanna Collins

    Secretary \\ Email

    Joanna serves as the secretary of Marion First Naz. She is married to John, and they have three children.