Pastor: Rev. John Molacek

John came to First Presbyterian in November of 2014. A native of Omaha, NE, John attended Creighton University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Theology with an emphasis in Biblical Studies. After college, John went directly to Princeton Theological Seminary, where he earned his Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Christian Education. A self described nerd, John has a wide ranging curiosity and enjoys learning useful and useless information. He lives in town with his Treeing Walker Coonhound Huck.


Administrative Assistant: Shelly Hanson

A lifelong member of FPC, Shelly stepped into the administrative role in 2013. She keeps the church running and also often serves as a ministry planner with the pastor. In a volunteer capacity, Shelly directs the after-school J.A.M. program at FPC. Shelly holds a degree in photography and worked in that field as well as the financial sector prior to her time at the church. Shelly is wife to Eric and mother to Carlie and Ty. Active in the community, she volunteers with the school, Girl Scouts, and sits on the board of the Iowa Reading Resource Center.