The Staff at

chickasha first

  • Chad and Julie Allred

    Lead Pastors

    Pastor Chad is a graduate of Southwestern Assembly of God University and received his Master of Arts degree in Theology from Oral Roberts University in May of 2019. He is an ordained minister with the Oklahoma District of the Assemblies of God.  He and his wife, Pastor Julie, have two beautiful daughters, Giovanna and Arianna.

    Pastor Chad's desire is that through Christ's love we connect to God and each other as a family.  Pastor Julie serves as Connections Pastor for Chickasha First.

  • Timothy Black

    Chi-Alpha college campus pastor

    Pastor Tim has been a part of the ministry at Chickasha First since 1992. Thirteen years were in the children's department, twelve of which were as children's pastor, and eleven years as youth pastor.  Since August of 2008, Tim has been serving as Chi Alpha pastor with seven years concurrently with the youth pastor position.  Timothy is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God.  He and his wife, Connie, have six children and seven grandchildren.



  • Smiley and Misty Herrera


    Smiley and Misty have been involved in youth ministry since 2000 and have helped in several other areas of  church ministry throughout the years.  They are currently working on their certification credientials with the OK District of the Assemblies of God.  Smiley and Misty have been married for 21 years and have 3 children, Haylee, Taylor, and Ethan.


  • Doug and trisha proulx


    Pastors Doug and Trisha have been in children's ministry since 2011.  They hold credentials with the Oklahoma District of the Assemblies of God and are working toward becoming licensed ministers.  Doug and Trisha have 3 children, Ashton, Corbin, and Liberty.  Their desire is to share God's love with children and provide them with the tools they need to be disciples for Christ. 


  • Connie Black

    Production director

    Connie Black has been on staff at Chickasha First since the year 2000. She and her husband, Timothy, joined Chickasha First in 1990 and have been a part of the ministry staff since 1992, serving as children’s pastors, youth pastors, and now Chi Alpha campus ministry pastors at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. Connie leads the production and design team at Chickasha First.


    Tim and Connie raised six children in this fellowship of believers and are now the grandparents of five active boys and two sweet girls.

  • LaDonna Locke


    LaDonna has been employed with Chickasha First since February 2014 as bookkeeper and receptionist. She has three children; two daughters and a son. Her favorite verse is

    Romans 8:28.



    Jonny Black joined the full-time staff in the spring of 2020 but has been a part of the worship at Chickasha First since 2004 when he began drumming for the youth team at age 14.  He currently leads the youth, college and adult worship teams and helps in all areas of creativity from stage and set design to social media.