INTRODUCING THE FCC STAFF
Senior Pastor- Dan Pierce
Pastor Dan was born and raised in west-central Indiana. He became a follower of Christ at the age of
eight. After High School, Dan attended Faith Baptist Bible College where he earned two degrees in Bible
and Theology. While at college, Dan met and married the love of his life, Deb. Dan and Deb now have
three grown children. Kristin is married to Travis and has two boys, James and Edison; Amy is married to Derrick and also has two boys; and Joshua is married to Allison. Serving Jesus Christ has been Dan’s privilege and passion for more than three decades. During that time, God has opened opportunities to minister in many places, including Taiwan, Republic of China, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, and now Wisconsin. Contact Pastor Dan now.
Student Ministries Pastor- John Ackatz
John is a 1981 graduate of Fort Atkinson High School. He then went on to UW-Whitewater and graduated in 1985 with a BBA degree in Management of Computer Systems. In 1984, John accepted Christ as his Savior and in 1989 he started working with the junior high youth program at FCC. In 2000, God called John out of his secular employment into full-time youth ministry here at FCC as the Minister of Youth and Young Adults. John and his wife Debbie have one married daughter, Erica, and a son in college, David. Contact Pastor John now.
Worship Pastor- Chad Sanders
Pastor Chad Sanders was born in Michigan, and he came to know Jesus at a camp when he was very young. Just before he entered high school, Chad's family moved to Wales, Wisconsin, where he attended Kettle Moraine High School and fell in love with all sorts of music. During this time, he began to learn guitar and to participate in leading worship. Chad went on to earn a degree in Music Education from Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and he continued in worship leading ministry. He and his wife, Erica, met at a church outside Madison, Wisconsin, and they were married in September 2011. They moved to Fort Atkinson when Chad was called to become worship pastor in the fall of 2012. They are excited to bring God glory at Faith Community Church in all they do. Contact Chad now.
Director of Children's Ministry- Jackie Lyon
Jackie was born and raised in Wisconsin. She graduated from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, IL with a BA in Christian Education in 1994. During her time at Moody, God called her into ministry to children. She has served overseas with Child Evangelism Fellowship and has also served as the Children’s Ministries Assistant at Wheaton Bible Church in Wheaton, IL. Jackie and her family live in Fort Atkinson and have attended Faith Community Church since 1996. She is married to Dale Lyon and they have one daughter, Elizabeth Grace. Contact Jackie Lyon now.
Director of Compassionate Care- Jerry Brown
Jerry is married to Shirley. He became the Director of Adult Ministries at FCC in January 2005 and just recently transitioned to the Director of Compassionate Care. Contact Jerry Brown now.
Office Manager- Lindsey Hulstrom
Lindsey started making roots in Wisconsin 6 years ago. She invited Christ into her life through the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ while an undergraduate at the University of Idaho. She has worked in different office settings for over 20 years, including legal, academic and medical. Her son, Nicholas, is the apple of her eye and provides a continuous source of helping her understand the love our God has for His children. She is happily married to Daniel, a native Wisconsinite. Among her treasured verses from Scripture are Isaiah 40-44, Psalm 91, Zephaniah 3:19-20, and James 1:2-8. She loves studying God's Word and spending time with her family and friends, bike riding, running, indoor rock climbing, quilting, writing letters and playing any and all games! Contact Lindsey Hulstrom now!
Facilities Manager- Steve Spata
Steve and his wife, Elaine, have attended Faith Community Church since 1998. They have four daughters and serve faithfully at FCC. Contact Steve Spata now.