Follow Jesus. Love people. Then lead.
JOHN-DAVID VAN VALIN
Pastor JD VanValin and his wife Brianna are in their eighth year at First Church. JD grew up on the west side of Indianapolis (89-03), but from 2003-12 he lived in Michigan and Kentucky. In his downtime, he enjoys spending time with his wife and sons, playing sports, and playing music. Three-year-old Liam loves to talk, sing, and shoot hoops. One-year-old Micah is growing and learning each day.
JD is a graduate of Spring Arbor University with a B.A. in Psychology and Asbury Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. He greatly enjoys being part of First Church as well as the Near Eastside Indianapolis community.