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Pastor and wife

Rev. Lynn and Pam Spicer

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563-583-1763

 

Pastor Lynn A. Spicer and wilfe Pam have pastored Faith Temple for over 25 years. From a home mission beginning, in a rented time slot, to  a beautiful building on 10 acres of our own.  Faith Temple has continued to be blessed of God.

We have seen it grow from a handful of people to many different ministries reaching out to the city of Dubuque, S.M.I.L.E., Juniors (age 7-11), Youth (age 12-18), Missions, Music, Bus Ministry, Jail and half-way house, College and Carrer, Men's, Home Bible Studies,Ladies.  


S.M.I.L.E. Coordinator

Pam Spicer

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Pam Spicer is the S.M.I.L.E. Superintendent at Faith Temple U.P.C.  She has had the Holy Ghost for 42 years. Pam began her ministry with teaching the nursery class in the Alton Pentecostal Church, Alton IL.

She married Lynn Spicer and moved to Portage, Indiana, where she was involved in Sunday School for 13 years.

In 1990 the Spicer family moved to Dubuque, IA to start a home missions work.  The first week the only children in Sunday School were their three children.  Pastor Spicer said teach and prepare like it is a great group of children. And it grew!

We now have over 20 teachers, a bus, 2 minibuses and a van that pick up individuals each week. 


Assistant Pastor

Mitchel Terry

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Mitchel Terry was born in Pasadena, Texas.  When he was 4 his family moved to Marshalltown, IA to start a church.  He was 17 when he began preaching in his local church, at rallies, nursing homes and street services.  He moved to Dubuque in 1996 and married his wife Rebecca in 1998.  He has 6 children and 4 grandchildren.  

He became the Assistant Pastor in 2003.  In this role, he provides assistance to the Pastor as well as the church.   He is involved in SMILE, Saturday Outreach, driving a bus and is a praise team leader.

Mitchel's favorite saying is "God can do ANYTHING...even the thing that you just thought of!  Jesus is the Transformer!"


Outreach Coordinators

Bruce and Faith Hoskins

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563-582-8516

Bruce and Faith are native Dubuquer's and have been at Faith Temple for 20 years. They have 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren.  Bruce and Faith love being parents and it's even better being grandparents. Their family is blessed.

Their passion is to reach into the community and help them grow in a relationship with God.


Ladies Coordinator

Rebecca Terry

Rebecca Terry was raised in Dubuque and comes from a family of 9 adopted children.  She is blessed to have Mitchel as her wonderful husband as well as 3 sons, 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren.  

In addition to planning church events, she enjoys planning and decorating for the monthly ladies meetings.


Hostess Leader

Joan Dix

Hi, I am Joan Dix- Hostess Leader at Faith Temple. I moved to Dubuque in 1974 from Georgia! I have 9 adopted children, 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren I received the Holy Ghost and was baptized in Georgia in 1967. I love my relationship with Jesus and am fortunate to be a part of Faith Temple.

It is indeed a privilege to be involved in the hostess program. Being a SMILE teacher, involved in Music Department as well as being Pastor's secretary.

I love people and enjoy helping any way I can.

I would love for you to come visit us at Faith Temple so I can meet you!

 


Hyphen (College & Career)

Jesse and Tara Franklin

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My name is Jesse Franklin and together with my beautiful wife Tara, we lead the Hyphen Young Adults Ministry at Faith Temple. Our mission reflects the goal of the General Youth Division of the UPCI, “Hyphen seeks to connect 18-30 year olds To Service…With Purpose…Through Resources…For a Mission”.

Whether it is through small group meetings, devotions or various other activities; we seek to help the young adults of Faith Temple to realize their goals in ministry. We seek to help young adults 18(or senior in high school) thru 30 to reach their full potential and purpose in God. We want you to join us and grow with us! We meet at least once a month on the second Thursday of the month. It doesn’t matter if you are single, married, have children, or are a single parent, you are welcome here.

My passion for young adults began when I attended college at University of Wisconsin-Platteville. After graduating with my Bachelor of Arts in History, I moved to Milwaukee, WI where I began teaching at Parkway Christian Academy. At Parkway Church I found a young adults group who got together each week to meet and share the work of God. I found likeminded individuals who were seeking God’s will in their life. 4 years ago, I married the love of my life Tara and moved to Dubuque. Together we are the Hyphen Coordinators for the state of Iowa as well as leaders at our church.

If you have any questions pertaining to Hyphen Young Adults at Faith Temple, please feel free to contact myself or Tara at 262-894- 5133. We look forward to meeting new people and growing together in


Usher Leaders

Tim & Randi Perry

(563)581-6398

Hello, I am Tim Perry. My wife and I, along with my 5 wonderful children, have a desire to serve. Together we would love to see our church grow together and in numbers.  I have a passion to greet everyone with a cheerful smile and a serving heart. We would love you to visit our church.

 


Youth Leader

Nathan & Shauna Peterson

Nathan has been deeply involved in developing God's kingdom through various avenues in the community nd in the church.  He met his wife Shauna at FaithTemple who has been involved with student ministry since she was 16.  They have been serving students together for the last 4 years.  Together they have been priveleged to join the Faith Temple Staff as the new youth cordinators in January 2016.

They have a beautiful family that includes 3 children.  Their family motto is: Be bold. Have gusto. Love deeply.


Music Ministry Coordinator

Dustin & Lindsey Ryan

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563-495-7553

Bro. Dustin was born in San Antonio, TX.  He moved to Dubuque at 13 years old with his parents. Worship has been a deep passion of his since he received the Holy Ghost and has played a powerful role in his walk with God. He leads one of the 5 Worship Teams organized within the music ministry. Sis Lindsey was born in Davenport IA and grew up in UPC churches.  Bro. Dustin and Sis. Lindsey are married and have 2 children.  They been co-coordinators of the music ministry since 2013. 

The vision for the music ministry is to continue to help promote a worship atmosphere in our services that attracts the presence of God and to witness to our community through music.  Music is such a powerful force in our world.  When we use it for God's glory (for which it was intended), God shows up in awesome ways.


Men's Leader

Matt Spicer

Matt Spicer has lived in Dubuque for 26 years.  He has been married to Mandy for 7 years, and they have 4 wonderful children together.  Matt has been in church his whole life and has been in some form of ministry since he was 12 years old.  

His passion for ministry came from always wanting to help others. Matt loves the men of this church and counts it a privilege to lead them. 


Missions/Multicultrual Ministries Coordinator

Kimberly Terry

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Junior Leaders

Dale and Kathy White

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563-580-0935

Dale and Kathy have lived in Dubuque most of their lives.  They have four children. They enjoy watching their children grow closer to God, and look forward to watching the children in Juniors grow closer to God also.

Dale and Kathy were not raised in the church, but have learned the importance of God being the center of your life.

Their vision for the Junior ministry is to help the children grow closer to God and each other. They believe that this is an important age for the Juniors to grow friendships with each other, and with these bonds they will have other christians to lean on when they are struggeling.


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