First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Rev. Carlos Peréz was born in Puerto Rico and raised in
the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) denomination.
He received his Master of Divinity degree from Asbury
Theological Seninary in Orlando, and later ordained into te
Disciples of Christ through the Florida Region. As a
student pastor in Orlando for five years, he has worked
with children’s ministries, small groups, hospitality ministry
and a leader for a visioning team. His strengths are in
teaching, pastoral guidance and pastoral care. He has a
wife and three children. He has a long history with the
church, demonstrates a true love for God, Jesus and the
Holy Spirit, and continually desires to serve the church.
Administrative Assistant, Dorothy Ashton
Having the gift of organization and administration is key to
working in a church office. Dorothy joined this Disciple of
Christ congregation in 1986 and she uses her God-given
gifts of service daily in the church office. She loves the
tasks of using her creativity and meeting people who
come to the church office. From creating bulletins to
managing emails and more, she is now in her 9th year of
serving the church as Administrative Assistant to the
Pastor and to the congregation.
Church Musician, Barbara Polomsky
Barbara has held various sacred positions ranging from
organist/pianist to Music Director. She studied music at
the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory in Ohio and the
Cleveland Institute of Music. Barbara has also been the
stadium organist for the MLB team the Cleveland Indians.
Other than her passion for music, Barbara enjoys
pickleball, running and knitting.
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