Meet Our Staff
Teri and Lanis Lewis
Lanis and Teri were married in 1976. They have three children, Andrea, Matt & Morgan. Andrea and her husband, Eric Hersey, have two daughters, Ava and Emma.
Lanis graduated from Bible Training Institute, completed Tomlinson College Continuing Education Classes and attended the Church of God School of Theology in Cleveland, Tennessee. Lanis was ordained as a Bishop in the Church of God of Prophecy in 1986. In 2005 he was ordained with the Assemblies of God.
Lanis & Teri entered into the ministry in 1977. He has served as State Youth Director & State Evangelist for Illinois, pastored churches in St. Mary’s, Macon and Douglasville, Georgia and served as the State Superintendent for the Churches of God of Prophecy in Georgia for eight years prior to coming to First Assembly. In September of 2000, Lanis was led to First Assembly to serve as Co-pastor with Terry Bonds.
Around 1996, Lanis and Teri met Terry and Joy Bonds according to the Divine ordering of the Lord. God supernaturally led them into a 2 x 2 Ministry.
Pastor Lanis and Teri rejoice in the fact that since the beginning of their ministry until now, they understand that “God’s Love will never lead us to a place He cannot care for us.” It is indeed a joy to continue “Loving God Together.”
You may e-mail Pastor Lanis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Joy and Terry Bonds
Terry and Joy were married in 1978. They have two sons, Allen and Jason.
Terry received his Bachelors and Masters of Education degrees from Lander University in Greenwood, SC. Prior to coming to First Assembly, Terry was bi-vocational. He worked in the public school system and in part time ministry, serving as Minister of Music, Associate Pastor and Senior Pastor. Terry was ordained in the Church of God of Prophecy in 1982. In 1994 Terry came to First Assembly of God to serve as Associate/Music Pastor. He served in this capacity until September of 2000 when he became Co-Pastor with Lanis Lewis. He was ordained with the Assemblies of God in 2002.
Around 1996, Terry and Joy met Lanis and Teri Lewis according to the Divine ordering of the Lord. God supernaturally led them into a 2 x 2 Ministry.
Terry and Joy consider it an honor that God has led them to serve such an amazing church that loves the Lord and loves people. They are excited to be a part of a church where everyone is “Loving God Together.”
You may e-mail Pastor Terry at email@example.com
Family Ministries Pastors
Chip and Donna Woodall
Chip and Donna Woodall accepted the call to full-time ministry in 2001 and have been on staff at First Assembly since August 2007. They have been married for 21 years and have five children. Christopher age 19; Tyler age 16; Melissa age 14; Emilee age 11 and Tanner age 4.
Chip has a business and marketing background having attended Gainesville Junior College and Augusta State University from 1986-1991.
Prior to the ministry he was employed by the YMCA of Augusta where he started as a program director and finished as the Director of Operations. Chip is an ordained minister and has experience working with pre-school, children, youth, college and young adult ministries.
You may e-mail Pastor Chip at firstname.lastname@example.org