Drew Kirtley

Rev. Drew Kirtley has been the pastor of the First Christian Church of Alva since July 2019. He and his wife Meghan have three daughters, Keely, Kennedy and Kassidy. Drew was born and raised in Tonkawa, Oklahoma and graduated from high school there in 2005. He then went on to attend Northern Oklahoma College where he earned an Associate Degree in Communications. From there, Rev. Kirtley would attend the University of Oklahoma and graduate with a Bachelor Degree in Public Relations. After he spent several summers volunteering at Central Oklahoma Camp as both a church camp counselor and director, Pastor Drew would be called into full-time ministry in 2009, when he began serving as a Youth Minister while attending Phillips Theological Seminary. After graduating with a Master of Divinity Degree, as well as being ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 2016, he began serving as a Senior Minister, and was called to First Christian Church of Alva in the summer of 2019.


Pastor Drew and Meghan love spending time with their girls, their families, and friends. They enjoy watching sports, going to the movies, and serving in the church in different ways. They have enjoyed being in Alva and look forward to growing together with this congregation and with God. If you’ve not met Pastor Drew yet, feel free to come by the church and say hello!

Administrative Assistant

Liz Shelite


Worship Leader

Erin Davis

Erin Hopkins Davis has lived in Alva since 2012 when she came as an undergrad to NWOSU. She has worked full time at NWOSU since 2018. Her husband Dakota works with the Woods county sheriffs office and together they have two children, Madelyn (2 1/2 years old) and Parker (1 month+). Erin is the oldest of four daughters to her parents Lavonna and Ronnie Hopkins. Her father is the minister at the FCC in Woodward. Erin is actively involved with the Nescatunga Arts and Humanities Council and the Alva Mural Society. She also operates her photography business Rose Rock Studios.



Sally Nighswonger


Lisa Parker