Pastor & Staff

Rev. Deborah Mann

Rev. Deborah Mann

Pastor Deb Mann completed her training at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. She is an ordained minister in the Christian Church, Disciples of Christ and is currently serving our church as an Interim Pastor. She and her partner love the outdoors, kayaking and spending time with friends and family.

Kate Woods

Kate Woods

Secretary

Kate Woods joined First Church United as Secretary in June 2022. She loves spending time with her husband, Josh, and two young children, Joey and Mia, outside gardening, hiking, running or exploring area parks. She also stays busy working for the University of Iowa, helping her parents with event promotion, and heading up a local area parents’ support group.

Jason Thrasher

Jason Thrasher

Children’s Sunday School Director

Jason Thrasher officially joined the staff at First Church United in 2014. Jason is married to Katie and has three children, Chance, Charlie and Alice.

Jason also enjoys TaeKwonDo, Yoga, and activities with his family.  Jason is also a full-time employee at Hy Vee in Cedar Rapids.