Chris & Tricia Clem

Senior Pastor

As the Senior Pastor of Highland Assembly, Chris provides teaching, leadership, and guidance for the church as a whole. Moving to Highland in 2008 from Texas, Pastor Chris and Tricia have partnered with our church leadership team, members, and community to impact our area with the Gospel both inside and outside the walls of the church. One thing you will hear at Highland Assembly often is “We are the Hands and Feet of Jesus to Our Church and Community.” “PC”, as he is known in our community and church, has a tremendous passion for marketplace ministry, where people take their faith to their home, office, classroom, business, and school, shining the light of Christ in their area of influence. Pastor Chris and Tricia have a passion for rural ministry In the United States and he is in his final year of doctoral studies in Leadership through Southeastern University with an emphasis on rural and marketplace ministry.

He and Tricia have 4 amazing children, Taylor and Austin (son-in-law) who live in Kansas and serve in ministry and the marketplace. Myles, a professional firefighter/EMT/law enforcement officer in Highland and Kennedy a college student studying history and education.


Tricia Clem has served with Pastor Chris for 18 years in ministry adopting, as Co-Pastor, the same “CODE” Pastor Chris believes in. Some highlights of this code include:

  • “Life is short-Church should be fun"
  • “We reach youth-We honor age”
  • “We live by faith”
  • “The lost get saved-The saved get victory”
  • Tricia & Chris have three children (Taylor, Myles & Kennedy). Tricia loves to bake cakes, enjoys Starbucks coffee with friends, and has answered a calling by leading the women's ministry.

Pam Fair

Executive Assistant

Pam is married to Jimmy Fair. Pam & Jimmy both work in the community and serve together. Jimmy is Highland Assembly’s lead Door Greeter.

Pam and Jimmy are parents to six children and are blessed with five grandchildren.

Pam serves to meet the physical and spiritual needs of Highland Assembly through the collaboration of church members and community members

Pam enjoys learning, chess, hiking, watching old movies, hanging out with her husband, cat, and grandchildren.

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Keith & Barbie Chafin

Children Leaders

Barbie along with Keith have led Highland Kids Ministry since Feb. 2019. Barbie and Keith have a passion to equip our young people with the gospel and the ability to share that with their world. Together they have 7 children so when they aren't at church they will be at some type of event for one of their own kids.

Aaron & Crystal Nicholson

Student Leaders

Crystal was a long time volunteer before becoming the student leader with Highland Assembly of God

Crystal is passionate about developing students and providing a safe place for students to learn and grow. Some of Crystal's favorite things to do include: watching her 4 kids play sports, working out, and biking.


Becky Gay

Presentation Director

Becky is in charge of the media presentations for Highland Assembly. One of her many duties is designing the power point presentations for Pastor Chris Clem’s sermons. 

Becky has been married to her husband Ben for over 40 years. They have two grown Sons and a Granddaughter they love to spoil. Becky’s hobbies include computers, arts and crafts. Spending time with family is very important to Becky and her husband.