Founder and Executive Director, Amanda is excited to oversee a fun year of learning at First Friends. As the pastor's wife, she spends a great deal of time at the church with her two children, Adalyn and Alister. She is a proud alumna of the University of Kansas.
Evan McClanahan is the pastor of the First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Originally from Louisiana, he received his Master’s in Divinity from LSTC in Chicago where he met his wife, Amanda. Evan leads First Friends’ chapel where he puts his Bachelor’s Degree in Classical Guitar to good use. In his spare time, he loves to cook and coach little league.