Staff

Dr. Dann Masters, Senior Pastor

Dann has served as Senior Pastor since 2001. He graduated from Oklahoma University with a BA and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with both a MDIV and DMIN. He has faithfully served churches in Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico prior to coming to Springfield.

 

 

 

Krista Masters, Music Director

Krista has served as a part-time music and drama director since 2013. She has earned an AA degree in Music from Tyler Junior College and a BA degree in Interdisciplinary Studies K-8 from Western Governors University and currently studying for a MAELL.

One of Dann and Krista’s greatest joys is their family. They have 4 wonderful adult children and 5 beautiful grandchildren. Oh, and two Chihuahuas, never forget the beloved Chihuahuas.

 

 

 

Cole Trent, Children’s Director

Cole has served the church in children’s ministry since 2014. He holds a BA in Spanish and History Education and a MS in Secondary Education of Spanish. As a teen, Cole worked with children and youth in Arizona until moving to Springfield to attend Evangel University. Prior to joining Fruitland Road Church, Cole previously served at Harvest Church in the youth, children’s, and music ministries.

Cole has been blessed to be married to his wife, September, since 1982. They share the great joy of being Mommy and Daddy to a beautiful little girl named, Audrea and a new little girl on the way.

 

Ian Gehris, Student Director

Ian has served as the part-time Student Director since 2014. He received training to teach Elementary and Special Education from Evangel University in Springfield. He received a call to ministry while he was a student in Fruitland Road’s youth group in 2008, and has been involved in the program ever since.

Ian has been happily married to Ariel since 2015. They have the joy of being Mommy and Daddy to a rambunctious little guy named Thomas with a new little one on the way.

 

 

Mike Brock, Media Director

Mike started serving part-time as the Media Director in 2013. He also works as a project coordinator for a local telecommunications company in Springfield. His wonderful wife, Mandie, and two handsome sons Gavin and Gunner are very active in various programs at Fruitland Road Church.

 

 

 

 

Pam Cary, Administrative Assistant

Pam is the backbone of our ministries and assists all staff members with the various ministries of the church. Pam has the joy of being Mom to three adult children and Grandma to a growing number of grandchildren.