Our leadership

La Center Church is elder-led. Our elders consist of qualified laymen along with the pastors. The elders are a team of shepherds, working hand in hand with the pastors to care for and lead the congregation.

  • Michael Kirkman

    Senior Pastor

    Pastor Michael Kirkman was called to serve La Center Church in 2010. He brings to this ministry over 40 years of experience and leadership, having served in pastoral leadership in four churches and as the Executive Director of Central Oregon Youth for Christ. He is married to Carol and they have three grown children, all serving our Lord in their local churches.


  • Daniel Donohue

    Associate Pastor

    Daniel joined the joined La Center Church as associate pastor in 2019.


  • Jasara Fich


    Jasara began attending La Center Church in 2011 and has been part of the staff since 2014. She manages the church office and sees to the daily running of the church and school programs. 


  • Steve Matson

    Elder - Connect

  • Aaron Hodges

    Elder - Grow

  • Howard Peterson

    Elder - Serve