Alan Earls was installed as an elder in March 2023. Alan is married to Paula, his wife of 35 years. They are both excited to serve the Lord and Freshwater. Alan was born and raised in St. Louis and Paula is from Sturgis, Kentucky. God brought them together as they both served on missions in the inner city of St. Louis. They have two grown sons (Andrew and Alex), who are married to two beautiful Christian ladies (Sarah and Denise). Paula and Alan are also blessed with three grandchildren for whom they love to spoil. Alan and Paula enjoy camping, sharing Christ and spending time with family.

Alan currently serves as the Director of Missions (DOM) for the Concord Baptist Association in Jefferson City, Missouri. He ministers to and assists over 40 churches in the association. He has served in this position since January 2020, first as Interim and then appointed as Director in August of 2020. Alan has been a licensed and ordained minister for over 25 years. Alan served as Youth Minister at Mt. Olive between 1995-1999 and then as Lead Pastor of the same church from 1999-August 2020 when he left to accept the DOM position. In addition to serving in the ministry, Alan retired from the Missouri Department of Corrections in 2018 after a 30 year career, having retired as a Deputy Director of Adult Institutions.

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