The following men presently serve as our Deacons:


Mark Belcher

Mark is the IT Director at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.  He and his wife Karen have three sons in high school and college.  When not at work, you’ll find Mark spending time with family, church, or camp activities.





Richard Gunasekera

Dr. Gunasekera is the Director of Graduate Biology Studies at the University of Houston – Victoria. He is married to Nishani and they have two children, Charisa and Richy. Richard’s passion is worldwide missions, and he is involved in several outreach initiatives in the mission field.





Fred McMann

Fred has retired from Fives North American Combustion, where he was the Southern Regional Manager. He has been married to Kathy for 50 great years. Their children are grown, a daughter and a son, along with 8 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren! Fred’s hobbies include music & sound. He also loves fishing with his grandkids.




Pavan Rajagopal

Originally from Canada, Pavan grew up as a Hindu but was saved by the Lord in college. He has been involved in children’s ministry, including camp work, for many years, and is presently an adult Sunday School teacher at FCBC. He and his wife Sobana are the proud parents of Abigail, Olivia, and Ezra. Pavan currently works as a Project Manager and Systems Engineer on the International Space Station program.




Melvin Abraham

Melvin is an Electrical Power Engineer for NASA. He served as the lead for the Audio/Video and IT team at FCBC.  He has been attending FCBC since he was 2 years old.  He and his wife, Grace, have twin daughters and have been married since 2009. Melvin enjoys spending time with his family and friends.





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