Leadership

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First Baptist Church Leadership

First Baptist Church is blessed to have a leadership team who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will. Following are brief bio's of our leadership team and their qualifications for ministry.

Pastor Michael R. Gordon

Senior Pastor

Meet Pastor Michael R. Gordon

Under the able ministry of Pastor Gordon, First Baptist Church of Hartford has been uniquely blessed by having a number of former members enter various areas of the Christian ministry. Pastor Gordon is a 1971 graduate of Maranatha Baptist University of Watertown, Wisconsin. He accepted the call to serve as pastor of First Baptist Church of Hartford in May of 1974. Pastor Gordon and his wife, Carole, served faithfully together at FBC for 42 years until the Lord suddenly took Carole home in October of 2016. In May of 2018, his alma mater conferred upon him a honorary Doctorate of Divinity.

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Meet Pastor Michael R. Gordon

Under the able ministry of Pastor Gordon, First Baptist Church of Hartford has been uniquely blessed by having a number of former members enter various areas of the Christian ministry. Pastor Gordon is a 1971 graduate of Maranatha Baptist University of Watertown, Wisconsin. He accepted the call to serve as pastor of First Baptist Church of Hartford in May of 1974. Pastor Gordon and his wife, Carole, served faithfully together at FBC for 42 years until the Lord suddenly took Carole home in October of 2016. In May of 2018, his alma mater conferred upon him a honorary Doctorate of Divinity.

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Pastor Nick Lowman

Assistant Pastor

Meet Pastor Nick Lowman

Pastor Nick grew up in Michigan, where he has developed a love for outdoor sports. He earned a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) in Pastoral Studies at Maranatha Baptist University. Pastor Nick has served in various roles in ministry before the Lord called him to serve at First Baptist Church. 

While attending college Pastor Nick met his wife, Nicole, who grew up in central Ohio. She earned a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) at University. Nicole has served in various roles within the youth and children's ministries in church.

Pastor Nick's earnest desire is to love and exalt Jesus Christ, and to by Christ's grace fulfill 1 Timothy 4:12

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Meet Pastor Nick Lowman

Pastor Nick grew up in Michigan, where he has developed a love for outdoor sports. He earned a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) in Pastoral Studies at Maranatha Baptist University. Pastor Nick has served in various roles in ministry before the Lord called him to serve at First Baptist Church. 

While attending college Pastor Nick met his wife, Nicole, who grew up in central Ohio. She earned a B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) at University. Nicole has served in various roles within the youth and children's ministries in church.

Pastor Nick's earnest desire is to love and exalt Jesus Christ, and to by Christ's grace fulfill 1 Timothy 4:12

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Pastor Cameron Rankin

Youth Pastor

Meet Pastor Cameron Rankin

Pastor Cameron grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana before attending and graduating from Maranatha Baptist University with a B.A. in Pastoral Studies. Since his teen years, Pastor Cam (as he is called by the youth) had a desire to reach the next generation for Christ. 

Pastor Cam met his wife, Courtney, in college. Courtney is from northwest Illinois and graduated with a B.A. from Maranatha as well. Courtney serves in the children's ministry for the 2-4 year olds in addition to assisting her husband with the youth group. 

Pastor Cameron's life verses are Psalm 73:25&26 which state, "Whom have I in heaven but thee? And there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: But God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever." 

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Meet Pastor Cameron Rankin

Pastor Cameron grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana before attending and graduating from Maranatha Baptist University with a B.A. in Pastoral Studies. Since his teen years, Pastor Cam (as he is called by the youth) had a desire to reach the next generation for Christ. 

Pastor Cam met his wife, Courtney, in college. Courtney is from northwest Illinois and graduated with a B.A. from Maranatha as well. Courtney serves in the children's ministry for the 2-4 year olds in addition to assisting her husband with the youth group. 

Pastor Cameron's life verses are Psalm 73:25&26 which state, "Whom have I in heaven but thee? And there is none upon earth that I desire beside thee. My flesh and my heart faileth: But God is the strength of my heart, and my portion for ever." 

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Deacons

Deacons

Mr. Mike Pitts: Deacon Of Maintenance 

Mr. Ray Steinbart: Deacon Of Treasury

Mr. David Serra: Deacon Of Christian Education

Mr. Tim Yogerst: Deacon Of Special Ministries


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Deacons

Mr. Mike Pitts: Deacon Of Maintenance 

Mr. Ray Steinbart: Deacon Of Treasury

Mr. David Serra: Deacon Of Christian Education

Mr. Tim Yogerst: Deacon Of Special Ministries


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