Meet the Staff

The staff members of our church are available to minister to you.   



Rick Swiger, Senior Pastor

Pastor Rick Swiger accepted the call to serve as senior pastor at Leavittsburg First Church of the Nazarene on September 29, 2013.  Previously he servied as senior pastor at Woodsfield Church of the Nazarene in Woodsfield, OH.  Prior to his leadership at Woodsfield he served in West Virginia and East Ohio. 

He is a Graduate of Mount Vernon Nazarene University and is an ordained Elder in the Church of the Nazarene.  Pastor Swiger worked in the coalfields of WV until he received the call into fulltime minister.  Pastor Swiger and his wife Sandra, and coworker are blessed with two children, a daughter Jody and a son Matthew and they are blessed with a total of seven grandchildren.




Carol Myers, Worship Leader

Pastor Carol grew up here on the East Ohio District. Has served as associate pastor/worship leader at a couple churches on the East Ohio District prior to accepting the call to Leavittsburg First Church of  the Nazarene in early November, 2017.
I knew from an early age music would be a major part in my life.

I began lessons on various instruments, as well as voice lessons, and God blessed me with instructors who helped developed God’s gift.

Growing up as a ministers daughter, became the church pianist at age 16.
Answering the call to ministry, entered the study program, graduating and ordained in 2003 as a Nazarene Deacon/Minister.

I am also a retired LPN.

My husband. Jim is a wonderful blessing in a ministry partner, supporting every step of the way. We have 3 grown children, Crystal, Dave & Charles. 3 grandchildren complete our family.
















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