Our Ministry Team

Our staff is here to serve you and your family

  • Nathan Rogers - Pastor of  Worship and Administration

    Raised in Cory, Indiana, Pastor Nathan accepted God’s call on his life at a young age and pursued the call by attending Trevecca Nazarene University in Tennessee. He was ordained in 2004 as a Deacon in the Church of the Nazarene. Since 2000, Nathan has served the Lord ministering to congregations in Oregon, Indiana and Tennessee. We welcomed Nathan and his family to Columbus 1st in June of 2016. Married in 2006, Nathan and Emily are blessed with 4 children, Alivia, Jack, Max, and Liam. God is already working powerfully through Pastor Nathan, and we are excited to see what God has in store!


  • Jarren Rogers - Pastor of Children's Ministries

    Pastor Jarren Rogers is a 2018 graduate from Trevecca Nazarene University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Intercultural Studies. He is a district licensed minister for the Church of the Nazarene. Jarren moved to Columbus from Nashville, Tennessee with his wife Annie. Jarren served as a missionary for three months in eastern Europe in the summer of 20l7 and has also been the life success coach for refugee and immigrant children at Nations Ministry Center in Nashville, Tennessee.


  • Shaina Allman - Director of Kidz First Daycare Ministry

    Shaina is from the Brownstown area. She enjoys anything outdoors. Shaina enjoys spending time with her family on weekends and hiking with her sisters. Reading is a past time that she enjoys and reading the Holy Bible is her favorite book. She teaches Sunday School every Sunday at her church.


  • Ruby Beckett - office ADMINISTRATIVE Assistant

    Ruby and her husband are from the North Vernon area. She enjoys reading, fishing with her husband and spending time with her kids and 3 grand daughters. Ruby is a 2 time Breast Cancer Survivor and is very active in breast cancer awareness.