Rev. Wayne Ivey, Senior Pastor
Rev Wayne and Mary Louise
Rev. Wayne Ivey and wife Mary Louise
Wayne was raised on a cotton farm west of Lubbock, attending Texas Tech. In 1978 Rev Wayne was ordained in Eastland, TX and has been serving churches in Texas ever since. He came to the Houston area in 1979 as Cypress Creek’s first associate minister. He sort of retired after 22 years at Taylor Lake Christian Church. He and Mary Louise have a his & hers bunch of four kids and seven grandkids. Email
Music Ministry
Michelle Smith, Chalice Bells and Chancel Choir
Michelle sings The Lord’s Prayer
Kay Kammerdiener, Accompanist

Retired music teacher.  Taught elementary, middle school and high school music and choirs for 40 years. Active in local theater, as actress, musical director, rehearsal pianist, and children’s theater assistant. Worked as Mrs. Claus with her husband Greg Kammerdiener as Santa for several years. Has been active in church music all her life, singing her first solo in church at the age of four.

Shirley Taylor, Office Administrator
Shirley first began working as secretary for First Christian Church in 2006. After 17 years of service, she retired in 2023. After a six-month retirement, she returned to work at FCC in February 2024. She is a Christian author and blogger with 31 years of working for churches. She is particularly interested in Christian women’s equality in the church and in the home and has written five books advocating for full equality. In total, she has written 11 books, including one about the pandemic of 2020, called “Pandemic: An Inside Look at Our Church and COVID-19” which tells how the FCC family continued doing church while adhering to the strict guidelines set forth by the CDC.