Meet the Staff

If you wish to contact any of our staff, please call 816.942.9022

or click on their picture below to send an email.

  • Shawn Siegfreid

    Lead Pastor

    Shawn is glad to be back in his hometown of Kansas City where he graduated many years ago from Olathe South High School and Mid America Nazarene University. Shawn earned his master’s degree from Point Loma Nazarene University while serving in Visalia, California. 

    Shawn’s interests include the Kansas City Chiefs, Royals, KU Jayhawks and MNU Pioneers.  His passion is watching his kids play sports and perform their activities. His passion for the church is for it to reach maximum impact in its community through various outreach and discipleship programs that lead to Christ transformation in their lives and in the Body.

  • darwin speicher

    Executive Pastor of Worship & leadership

    Bio Coming Soon

  • Jenee noriega yarbrough

    associate pastor of evangelism & discipleship

    Bio Coming

  • Susan McKeithen

    Hispanic Ministries Pastor

    Susan came on staff as Spanish Ministry Pastor in the fall of 2018. Susan has been married to Tim McKeithen for 36 years, and they lived 24 of those years in Hong Kong, Spain, Argentina and Chile. Moving back to the United States in 2011 to Colorado, Susan and Tim started a Spanish congregation which they pastored for 6 years. Susan was also a bilingual administrator at nearby elementary schools for several years. There are wonderful Spanish speaking families living in the communities near Kansas City First Church. The church philosophy is “one church with two languages.” Their daughter is a missionary in Guyana, and their son and daughter in law, minister in Argentina. Susan and Tim are both ordained elders in the Church of the Nazarene.


    La Pastora Susan ha sido pastora del ministerio en español desde el otoño del año 2018. Está casada con el Pastor Timoteo McKeithen por 36 años, y durante 24 años, vivían en los países de Hong Kong, España, Argentina y Chile. Regresando a los EEUU en 2011, Susan y Timoteo plantaron una congregación hispana en Colorado y la pastorearon por 6 años. También Susan ha sido una administradora bilingüe en dos escuelas primarias cercanas por algunos años. Hay hermosas familias que hablan español que viven en los barrios alrededor de Kansas City First Church, una iglesia que tiene la filosofía de “una iglesia con dos idiomas.” Los pastores McKeithen tiene una hija que es una misionera sirviendo en Guyana, y un hijo y nuera que ministran en Argentina. Ambos pastores son presbíteros ordenados en la Iglesia del Nazareno.


  • Sherri Siegfreid

    Director of Ministries

    Sherri has served along side of Shawn in ministry for over thirty years.  After graduating from Mid America Nazarene University, she has worked for various organizations throughout the years in management and public relation positions.  She has also served in several capacities in their churches.  She is assisting KCFC in developing and growing ministries,

    In her free time, Sherri enjoys reading, movies, new restaurants, hiking, and consignment and thrift shopping.  The activities she enjoys the most are family gatherings. She and Shawn have three children; Shawna, a children's pastor at Montrose Church (California) who is married to Dalton Diehl, a singer/song writer/musician and worship leader at Montrose Church;  Shayli Brink studying to be a speech pathologist is married to Coltin, youth pastor at Montrose Church; and Shaden, who plays football for MNU, is a ministry major and currently on staff at KCFC as the Student Ministries Leader Intern.

  • shaden siegfreid

    Student ministries leader intern


    Shaden Siegfreid attends MNU full-time; plays football and is a ministry major. We are excited to have him on the KCFC Youth Leadership Team!

  • Pat Braselton

    Office administration

    Bio coming

  • Phyllis Hunt

    Nursery Director

    Phyllis has been a familiar face in the children's area since coming to KCFC in December 1990. She has served as nursery director several times--most recently serving in this position for the last six years.

    Phyllis has been working with children for more than 40 years. When she's not with the children, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.

  • Keelin anzalone

    children's ministry intern

    Keelin feels a call to ministry and brings great energy to our kids each and every week!  She is a ministry major at MNU and is involved in the MNU Drama department.

  • Keith Fitzsimmons

    campus manager

    Bio Coming

  • dale jones

    financial manager

    Bio coming

  • Nick Walker

    Young Adult ministries intern

    Bio Coming Soon

  • Dan Bauer

    Early CHildhood Director

    Bio Coming Soon