Las Cruces First Assembly of God

At Las Cruces First Assembly of God, we are a church that believes in celebrating life and connecting people to a loving God. We have a variety of ministries to serve your entire family. From children and youth to Life Groups and Bi-lingual (Spanish and English) services, we have a vision to see people build relationships with each other and with God.



Services include uplifting contemporary worship, a Bible-based teaching, and opportunities to grow or begin your walk with Jesus Christ. On Sundaymornings, our main worship service and Life Groups are at 9:00 and 10:45 am. We also offer a mid-week family service on Wednesdays at 7 pm with a variety of great programs for every age. Also, don’t forget to ask about our many Life Groups that meet throughout the week at various locations in the city. We look forward to seeing you!

Our Staff Members


Pastor David & Ilda Vistine

David and Ilda Vistine have been the Lead Pastors at Las Cruces First Assembly since 1993. He also serves as the Assistant Superintendent for the New Mexico District Council of the Assemblies of God. They have two sons living in Rockford, Illinois and Las Cruces, New Mexico, who both are...

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Pastor Paul & Kerry Vistine

Pastors Paul and Kerry Vistine have been in full-time ministry for 15 years. Pastor Paul is the Executive Pastor at Las Cruces First, overseeing all the various ministries. It is Pauls desire to see every person discover all that God has for them, and not do life alone! This is...

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Pastor Carlos & Noemi Alvarez

Pastor Carlos serves as our Spanish Ministries Pastor and Church Marketing Director. Before joining our staff, he served as Spanish Pastor at one of America’s largest churches in Denver, CO. Although, his earlier beginnings started here in Las Cruces! Throughout their marriage, Carlos and his wife Nohemi have served together...

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Pastor James & Lara Gildon

Pastor James Gildon oversees the Adult Ministries for Las Cruces First Assembly of God. He is married to Lara Gildon who has served as the Administrative Assistant to Pastor David Vistine for over 21 years. In addition to serving as Pastor of the Adult Ministries, he oversees the Marriage and...

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Pastor Wayne & Krista White

Pastor Wayne is the Children Ministries Pastor here at LCF. Wayne and Krista have been married since 2002 and have 4 girls. They came to Las Cruces from the Northern California Nevada District of The Assemblies of God. Wayne received his Diploma in Bible and Ministry from Capital Bible College...

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Pastor Jesus & Shylean Morales

Joined Staff: In 2015. Before coming on staff Jesus was a worship leader at a church in the New York area! Growing up at Las Cruces First, Jesus volunteered in the worship department from age 12-20. Education: Currently working on my B.A. in Biblical Studies with an emphasis in Worship at Grand...

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