Pastoral Staff


Lead Pastor - Tom Lakey

Graduated from Southwestern Assemblies of God University.  Ordained in 1968 he has pastored churches in Illinois and Texas.  He has served as Pastor of this church since 1984.  He also served as Secretary Treasurer of the West Texas Assemblies of God from 1978 through 1984 and as Assistant District Superintendent from 1989 - 2017.  He has two daughters and five grandchildren, and two great grandchildren.


Worship Pastor - Phil McGechie

He graduated from Central Bible college in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Bible and was ordained in 1996.  Previous to coming to Lubbock 1st, he was on staff at 1st Assembly in Miami, Oklahoma for 12 years serving as Associate and Music pastor.  He has been in full time ministry for almost 25 years and is a second generation Assemblies of God minister.  He is not married, has no children or grandchildren, or pets but is open to possibilities.


Youth and Children's PastOr - Marc Silva

 He is currently a student at Wayland Baptist University.  He is double majoring in Justice Administration and also Sociology.  Before coming to First Assembly, he was an assistant youth pastor at Plainview First Assembly.  He and his wife Kandi have four children; Mathew, Adrian, Alexis, & Brianna