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Senior Pastor - David Myers
Senior Pastor David Myers
Pastor Myers went to Apostolic Bible Institute in 1981 at the age of 17 years old and three years later received a theology degree in Apostolic Studies. After evangelizing for a number of years, teaching youth seminars and preaching youth crusades, he returned to Palm Bay to work with his father, who pastored the First Pentecostal Church.
Pastor Myers served as Southeastern Bible Quiz Coordinator and the Florida District Youth President before returning to school in 1994 and graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Systematic theology from Southeastern College.
Feeling the call of God to continue his education, David graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctorate degree from Barry University School of Law in 2000. In 1997, Pastor Myers studied at Oxford University in Oxford, England. In 1998, he studied at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland under U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, and in 1999, at McGill College in Montreal, Canada under U. S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist.
After being elected in 1998 as senior pastor of the First Pentecostal Church, construction begin on a new 28,000 square foot church complex. The construction was completed in 2000 and won a national design award. Since that time, the church has flourished with new members.
In 2011 Pastor Myers published his first book titled “The Supremacy Clause” through Fitly Spoken Press. Pastor’s knowledge of U.S. law and the Word of God allows him to construct a very powerful and informative book on how the laws of man reveal the love of God.
Pastor Myers and his wife Aimee are blessed with identical twin sons Gregory David and Luke Ellis along with a beautiful girl, Sophia Aimee.
Bishop - J. E Myers
Bishop J. E. Myers
Bishop Jackson Myers is a graduate of Apostolic Bible Institute where he received a Bachelor Degree in Apostolic Studies.
He is a licensed minister of the United Pentecostal Church International,St. Louis,Missouri and has preached throughout the United States and in several countries overseas including Africa and The Philippines;
Bishop J.E. Myers came to Palm Bay, FL from Port St. Joe, FL in 1971 to become the pastor of First Pentecostal Church. Throughout the decades of the seventies and eighties we continued to grow spiritually and numerically. Building projects in 1973 and 1984 expanded our facilities and gave us a greater capacity to serve our community. The First Pentecostal Church then elected David Myers, his son as pastor in 1998 and he was promoted to Bishop. He has been an active and vital part of ministry at First Pentecostal Church.
Bishop J. E. Myers and his wife Dr. Margret Myers are blessed with two children David and Denise and five grand children.
Southwest Campus Director - Elias Jones
Campus Directors – Elias & Debbie Jones
Bro. & Sis. Jones have been involved in ministry since 1990. Originating from California, they were instrumental in helping to establish a new daughter work under the leadership of Bishop Kenneth Haney.
In 2006, they followed the leading of the Lord to Florida where they joined First Pentecostal Church.
Within months, Senior Pastor Myers sought their help in establishing the groundwork for a satellite church in Viera. Since that time, they have been involved in many areas of ministry including Youth, Home Bible Studies, street outreach and Food in the Park, just to name a few.
In October 2012, after months of laboring on the leadership team of Southwest Campus, Bro. & Sis. Jones were prayerfully positioned as the Campus Directors of the Southwest Campus of First Pentecostal Church.
Campus Pastor Melbourne Beachside - Jerry Scott
Campus Pastor Sebastian - Wesley Lindsey
Campus Pastor Spanish - George Long