MEET OUR DEACONS
Lucas Thogmartin and wife Jennifer
Deacon Over: Young Families, and Fellowship
"I love 26th and Connecticut because of the people. Throughout my time at 26th the people have always been concerned, caring, and kind."
Favorite Bible Verse: "I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent." - Luke 15:7
Favorite Restaurant: Fred and Red's
Favorite Pastimes: Fishing with Mack, Going to Auctions
Fun Fact: Lucas is a 4th generation Newton County cattleman. He enjoys raising cattle on the same land as his grandfather and great-grandfather. Lucas also has an appreciation for classic country music.
Michael Roughton and wife Jennifer
Deacon Over: Benevolence and Service
"I love 26th and Connecticut because of the strong Christian example by many of the members. I feel fortunate to be able to raise my family surrounded by people who care for each other and who strive to follow what the scriptures teach each of us."
Favorite Bible Verse: "The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance." - 2 Peter 3:9
Favorite Restaurant: Texas Road House, Japanese Steakhouse
Favorite Pastimes: Family Outings, Fishing and Outdoor Activities, Traveling with Family
Fun Fact: Michael participates in a local skeet and trap shooting league. His team is called "The Rookies".