I joined the staff as lead pastor at First Baptist in March 2017 after nine years of ministry in Racine, Wisconsin as an associate pastor. I grew up as the child of missionaries in South America, where I got to live among and learn from the beautiful people of Bolivia and Chile. After high school […]
I joined the staff at First Baptist in May 2008 as the Business Administrator of our school and church ministries. I graduated from Allegany Community College in Maryland in 1985 with a degree in Data Processing (computer programming). I returned to the Horseheads area in 1986 and have been a member of FBC since that time. I worked for Avery Dennison Corp. (formerly PAXAR) in Sayre PA for 20 years in various positions including supervisory, estimating , planning and Buyer.
I came to First Baptist in August of 1974 to teach 6th grade. My ministry in the classroom soon expanded to Sunday School, Wednesday evening prayer time with Juniors, maintenance, and serving as a deacon. Having graduated from Baptist Bible College in Pennsylvania, but God nudged me to preparation for School Administration at Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary.