Quinlan First Assembly longest, founding member dies Posted in: News Quinlan First Assembly of God lost its longest, founding member a few weeks ago. Eugene Bates was the very first member of Quinlan First Assembly of God, serving the community and the church for multiple years from the beginning. Quinlan First Assembly of God Pastor Ben Terry said that Bates was a ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!