Leadership Staff

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Jeffrey Rudolph

In an amazing story, I began my ministry career here at First Assembly after having a life-changing encounter with Jesus Christ in 1980 at the age of 22 here at the church. Shortly after my salvation, I felt a call to the ministry, attended and graduated from Southeastern University and came on staff here at…


Ken Hope

I have been married to my bride for 33 years; June 3, 1978 and we have 3 children; Kenny II , Stormie and Matthew. God has blessed us with 5 Grandchildren; Chloe, Sebastian, Nevaeh, Kenneth III & Bella. We started out our ministry as Youth Pastors at First Assembly of God Church, Clearwater. After 10…


Eddie Lamb

Hello! Back in July, 2007 I became the Pastor of ‘Seniors Aflame’ here at First Assembly. I entered full time ministry over fifty years ago, in 1957, as Pastor of a church in Gretna Green, Scotland and soon after that I met my Sweetheart, Shirley, in an evangelistic crusade in Dewsbury, North Yorkshire, England. In…


Al Palmquist

Pastor Al has been in the ministry and law enforcement for well over 40 years. In his early years, He ran the day to day operation of teen challenge in New York working along side David Wilkerson. He was voted police office of the year by the fraternal order of police and even served as…


Philip Chevere

I have been a part of Clearwater First Assembly since 2005. I attended Clearwater Master’s Commission from 2005-2009 and was invited to join the staff from 2009-2011. In June of 2012 I was asked to serve as Youth Pastor. During my time at Clearwater First I have always been involved in the youth ministry. In…