Ministry Leaders

Eric Lura – Lead Pastor

Pastor Eric Lura and his family have been a part of First Assembly of God of Fairfield since August of 2012. He has a passion to see lives positively impacted with the message of the Bible, and transformed through a personal relationship with God. Eric has been in Pastoral ministry for 20 years. He earned his B.A. in Church leadership from Bethany University, and his Masters degree in Christian Ministry from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. Pastor Eric and his wife Holly are the proud parents of three wonderful children, David, Steven, and Sarah.

Eric likes to exercise on a regular basis. He enjoys most anything outdoors such as camping, hiking, snow skiing, and just hanging out at the beach. He is also a multi-media enthusiast. Watching a good movie and tinkering with computers are also pastimes he enjoys.
Favorite bible verse
“And the things you have heard me say in the presence of many witnesses, entrust to reliable men who will also be qualified to teach others.” 2 Timothy 2:2.



Steven Lura – Worship Leader
Steven graduated from Azuza Pacific University in 2022 with a bachelors degree in applied mathematics and a bachelors in honors humanities. During his time at college he also studied bible and music, and participated in a worship team at a local church. He has been a member of the worship team at First Assembly for 8 years, and now leads the team.
Steven likes to solve problems, especially mathematical ones. He enjoys video games as well as outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, and skiing.
Favorite bible verse
“The beginning of wisdom is this: Get wisdom. Though it cost all you have, get understanding.” Proverbs 4:7
Terry Leach – Teens and Twenties Leader
Terry and his family have been a part of First Assembly of God of Fairfield since 2018.  He and his wife Alycia are the proud parents of three children: Conner, Luke and Abigail.
Terry has a gift for teaching and is an effective communicator who connects with people. He leads our Teens and Twenties group which meets on Sundays at 9:30 AM in the Fireside room, and which gets together for various events roughly every other month.
Hobbies and Interests:
Terry is an old-school video and board game enthusiast. He also enjoys skating, bowling, and exploring new restaurants. There’s always new food to try!
Favorite Bible Passage:
Terry’s favorite Bible passage is John 15:1-17, in which Jesus teaches that it’s important for us to stay connected to Him, much as it is for branches to stay connected to a vine in order to have fruit.