Fairview Heights Church of Christ Staff

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Joe Taylor

Joe Taylor has been on the church staff since 1987. He currently serves as both the preaching minister and an elder for the church. He is a graduate of Harding University and has his master’s degree in speech communication from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. He also teaches as adjunct faculty at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville. In the past, he has worked as a news editor/reporter, in sales, and coached middle school soccer and basketball. He and his wife Terri have two children. Their son Todd and his wife Sara live in Ashland City, TN and their daughter Kelsey and her husband Andrew live in Lexington KY. Joe enjoys fishing, making fishing lures and flies, and watching Cardinals baseball.


Gene Isham

Gene is our associate minister whose primary responsibility is organizing events and caring for our senior members. He has served as a an elder for the Fairview Heights Church of Christ on two different occasions and also was an elder for the Clark Avenue Church of Christ in Granite City. He is a graduate of the Gateway School of Preaching and has attended an elder workshop at Lipscomb University. Gene is a retired steelworker and is married to Ruby.

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Mason Hill

Mason has been the youth minister for the church since June of 2018. He is a graduate of Harding University with a major in Bible and preaching. He and his wife Anna are the proud parents of a new son Jude. Mason, who is from Waco, TX, is a former soccer player and now is a pickleball fanatic. Mason loves helping students discover Jesus and prepare them for being followers of Jesus for the rest of their lives.