Meet Our Staff!


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R.W. Moody -

Lead Pastor

Responsibilities: R.W. is responsible for the teaching at FCM, leading the staff and the overall direction of the ministry of the church.

Family: R.W. and Joy were married in 1999 and have three children--Caleb, Madeline and Ella.

Other Interests: R.W. is a big Star Wars fan. The Empire Strikes Back is his favorite one of the saga. R.W. also enjoys running and often participates in competitive 5K events.

Education: B.A., Christian Ministries, Anderson University.

Contact: RWMoody@firstcog.org

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Catherine Shaffer -

Children’s Pastor

Responsibilities: Catherine provides leadership to children ages birth through 5th grade.

Family: Catherine and her husband Braden were married in May 2019.

Other Interests: Catherine enjoys cooking, trying new recipes, hiking, and watching the Dallas Cowboys.

Education: B.S., Christian Ministry and Business Administration, Mid-America Christian University, Currently enrolled in ordination process with Church of God Ministries

Email: Cshaffer@firstcog.org

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Joy Moody -

Director of Worship Ministry

Responsibilities: Joy provides leadership for the worship ministry.

Family: Joy and R.W. were married in 1999 and they have three children--Caleb, Madeline and Ella.

Other Interests: Joy enjoys playing the piano, listening to music at full blast in the car, and doing a little Yoga.

Education: B.A., Elementary Education, Anderson University.

Contact: JMoody@firstcog.org