Department: Elders

Fred Burgher

Fred and Barbara have lived in NH for 37 years. They were part-time residents of Wolfeboro for 10 years and moved here permanently in 2015. They began attending FCCO in 2015 and became members in 2016. Fred was led to Jesus by a good friend on a business trip to Minneapolis in 1970. Before retiring …

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Jim Cooper

Jim and his wife Kathy moved to NH in 1999 to open a bed & breakfast and became members of FCCO in 2000. Jim became a Christian in 1975 and has since served Jesus in various capacities. At FCCO he chaired the Expansion Capital Campaign, the Pastor Search Team, and the Leadership Council for about …

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Peter DeJager Jr.

Pete began following Christ in 1980 as he and Karen were leaving college and newly married. They lived in southern NH until 2001 when they moved to Alton and joined FCCO. Pete divides his time evenly between managing his real estate business and serving in the church. He has served as Men’s Ministry Coach, Assimilation …

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Eric Diamond

Eric and his wife Christie settled in NH as newlyweds in 1997. A few years later they moved closer to the Lakes Region and began searching for a church closer to their new home. Impressed with FCCO’s children’s ministries and warm atmosphere, they began attending in 2005. Eric gave his life to Christ as a …

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Peter Eichling

Peter and Cindy have been Wolfeboro residents and attending FCCO since 2004, moving here full time in 2015 and becoming members in 2017. Peter was introduced to this region during the summer of 1967 when he came to Camp Brookwoods in Alton where he came to a saving faith in Jesus Christ. Peter and Cindy …

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Drew Gentile

Drew and his wife Jennifer began attending FCCO in May of 2020 when they retired from Cru. They joined the church in January 2021. Drew began following Christ in 1970 at college and after a tour in the Navy, where he met Jennifer, joined the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ. They were married in …

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David Glidden

David and his wife Judi became members of FCCO in 2009, shortly after moving back to NH. David is a retired business executive who accepted Jesus in 1988 and has been working alongside Judi to help build stronger marriages since 1989. Besides serving as FCCO’s marriage coaches, they have taught summer classes on marriage, relationships …

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Dan Mitchum

Dan has been our lead pastor since May 2009. Dan and his wife Sue moved to NH after serving 18 years at Valley Community Church in Pleasanton, CA. Dan trusted Jesus at an early age and was called to vocational pastoral ministry following the death of his father in 1975. He earned his Master of …

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Marc Swenson

Marc and his wife Ruth moved to NH in 2006 and became members of FCCO soon after. Marc gave his heart to Jesus at a young age and was called into ministry following college. He has served in vocational ministry since 2000 as a youth pastor, church plant pastor, and Mentoring Director. In 2010 he …

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