Staff



CHURCH SECRETARY

828-369-7977

Hello. My name is Toni Taylor. I was born in Kentucky, but spent my teen and adult years in Minnesota. Three years ago, I moved to Franklin to escape the Minnesota winters. I have one daughter and 2 grandsons. I’ve worked for five different ministries, helping to establish two of them. I’ve also trained, lead […]

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DIRECTOR OF ADULT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

828-369-7977 ext. 211

Hi, my name is Fred Alexander. As director of adult Christian education, I help support Sunday School, small groups, men’s and women’s groups, and other ministries. I began this volunteer job after retiring as district manager for the power company in February 2013. My wife Diane and I have been in Franklin since 1980, though […]

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DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRY

828-369-7977 ext. 203

Hi my name is Lera Hesselbirg and I am the Director of Children’s Ministry here at First Alliance Church. I have been attending First Alliance since 1998 and came on staff in August of 2001 as assistant to the Christian Education Director. I assumed the duties of Dir. of Children’s Ministry in August of 2007. […]

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ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES

828-369-7977 ext. 205

Hi, my name is Evan Jensen.  I began serving as the youth pastor of First Alliance Church on October 19, 2014.  My wife, Hannah, and I met at Toccoa Falls College during the summer of 2012; we were married in July, 2014.  I graduated from Toccoa Falls College in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Arts […]

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