Senior Pastor/Head of Staff

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Rev. Craig N. Goodrich
Rev. Goodrich comes to us with a wealth of experience and energy.  He holds an undergraduate degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a juris doctor degree from Boston College Law School and a masters of divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary. Craig and his wife, Andie, have been married for 39 years and have three grown children and three grandchildren.



Director of Music Ministries

brice_gerlachDr. Brice Gerlach
Brice was appointed Director of Music Ministries at First Presbyterian Church in 2001.  A native of La Jolla, California, Brice received his bachelor's and master's degrees in organ performance from the Eastman School of Music and Indiana University respectively. He received his doctorate in choral conducting from Indiana University. In addition to his duties at First Presbyterian Church, Brice is the assistant director and accompanist of the Naples Philharmonic Choruses. He is also Adjunct Faculty at Ave Maria University in Organ Performance and Conducting.   He and his wife, Michele, have a fourteen year old son, Colin, who is the joy of their lives.

Director of Preschool
ashley_houkAshley Houk
Ashley hails from North Carolina and graduated from UNC Greensboro with a Bachelor’s degree and from East Carolina University with a Master’s degree in Child Development.  She has worked in the Early Childhood arena since 1995 as a Preschool teacher, program quality specialist, state licensing consultant, program manager and Director.  Ashley and her husband, Scott, live in Estero and have a son, Seth, and a dog, Gyp.  Ashley and her family have been members of the church since 2005 and enjoy boating, fishing and college football!
Office Staff



Steve Bowser, Church Accountant







Jen Breen, Christian Education Administrative Assistant


Loida Garcia, Receptionist
Nickie Hannula, Administrative Assistant


Kathleen Law, Communications Coordinator







Sharman Pfaus, Executive Office Manager





Liz Psota, Preschool Administrative Assistant


Facilities Staff



Marc Donell, Maintenance







Sandy Poore,  Director of Facilities