First Christian Church of Somerset

Ministry Staff

Lead Pastor – Sam Draper

Pastor Sam Draper hails from Texas where he received his bachelor’s degree in Bible & Preaching from Dallas Christian College.  He has preached at churches in Illinois & Wyoming while working on his Master’s degrees in New Testament & Contemporary Theology.  In his free time, Sam enjoys spending time with his wife Jessie and their son, Joey.  He also enjoys watching the Dallas Cowboys football team and reading history books.


Associate Minister – Family – Chase D. Hill

Chase was born and raised in the Hoosier state (Indiana). After high school went on to attend Ozark Christian College, where he earned a B.A. in Christian Ministry. He has previously served on staff at the First Christian Church of Quapaw, Oklahoma. Then served as our intern here at FCC. He joined our full-time staff in 2011. When Chase is not working, he likes being outdoors, traveling, playing any sport, watching football, and soccer.



Youth Associate – Jill Savory

Jill was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved with her family to Arizona where she completed high school in Gilbert, Arizona. She was awarded her B.S. in Art Education from Northern Arizona University in December of 2013. She has been involved in outreach ministry in some form since 2009 by volunteering as a leader for Young Life and various church activities. She has a passion for children, teaching, and reaching the unchurched. In her downtime Jill loves to create artwork, refinish furniture, and take long walks on the beach with her husband Ben.