The leadership team of Mansfield First Assembly provides the church a well-rounded ministry bringing a combination of experience, wisdom, education, passion, and youthful zeal to ministry. Each member of the team seeks to minister in the power and anointing of the Holy Spirit. Together they strive to faithfully serve the Lord and to serve His church. They seek to live a life of holiness, purity, and reverence before God that sets the example for the church. They long to say of themselves as the Apostle Paul said of himself: "Follow my example as I follow the example of Christ" (1 Cor. 11:1).
Raised in a Christian home, Pastor Jerry Orf felt the purpose of God for his life at an early age. After serving in the US Air Force, he began his pastoral ministry.
Since 1992 he has served as a senior pastor, and has served Mansfield First Assembly since 2007.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Religion from Liberty University, a Masters of Divinity from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, and is currently working towards a Doctor of Ministry.
Pastor Jerry strives to bring his education and experience under the anointing of the Holy Spirit to bring powerful and applicable messages to the First Assembly family. He works diligently to provide compassionate pastoral care and wise leadership to the ministry of the church.
His wife Tronnia serves as an integral part of his ministry. They married in 1987 and have two daughters Brittany and her husband Joseph, and Rebekah and her husband Christian, as well as five grandchildren, Brantley, Paisley, Sophia, Harper, and Malachi.
Pastor Harold has faithfully served Mansfield First Assembly in several capacities over the past 35+ years including eleven years as youth pastor. After serving as a youth pastor, Harold served as a deacon for several years before accepting the ministry role of Assistant Pastor.
Pastor Harold manages church facilities and helps provide pastoral care. He serves on the preaching team.
He and his wife Patty are indispensable members of the First Assembly ministry team and look forward to welcoming you and ministering to you.
Pastor Christian Gray is a product of the youth ministry he now leads. Raised in a Christian home, he participated in Mansfield First Assembly’s youth ministry while in middle school and high school.
Christian is a graduate of Mansfield High School. In his junior year he was the Missouri state champion in dairy judging for Missouri FFA. After high school he attended the College of the Ozarks where he earned a degree in human and molecular biology.
While in college, Christian responded to the call to ministry and began serving Mansfield First Assembly’s youth ministry, called “Limitlesss Student Ministries” with great passion and energy.
Today he, along with his wife Rebekah, leads a youth ministry team that provides powerful, engaging, inspiring, and life-changing ministry to the youth of Mansfield and the surrounding area. He also serves on the preaching team.
His passion to train, encourage, and develop young people into fully devoted followers of Christ is unmatched.
Pastor Jason Brooke has been serving in the ministry since 2005. He has served as children’s and youth pastor for 13 years. Presently, Pastor Jason serves as Family Life pastor of Mansfield First Assembly of God, where he serves on the preaching team, oversees the children’s ministries, and outreach projects. Pastor Jason’s desire is to see all age groups grow in the Word of the Lord.
Pastor Jason is a native of Mansfield. He studied at the Missouri School of Ministry, from which he earned his certificate of ordination through the General Council of the Assemblies of God.
Pastor Jason and his wife, Janisha, have been married since 2005. They are the proud parents of one daughter, Addie. Together, Pastor Jason and his family love serving God and have a passion for showing God’s love to others through life and ministry.