Welcome to the Our Leadership page of First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc! We take pride in the dedicated individuals who lead our faith community and help us grow in our spiritual journey. Through their guidance and commitment, we strive to make a positive impact on the lives of our congregation members and the larger Strongsville community.
At First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc, our pastoral team plays a pivotal role in providing spiritual leadership and support. Led by our Senior Pastor, Rev. John Smith, our pastors are dedicated to nurturing and guiding our congregation's faith. They deliver inspiring sermons, offer counseling, administer sacraments, and oversee various church activities.
Rev. John Smith - Senior Pastor
Rev. John Smith has been serving as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc since 2005. With a deep passion for preaching and teaching God's word, he brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to our congregation. Rev. Smith holds a Master of Divinity degree from a prestigious theological seminary and has been involved in numerous community outreach programs.
Rev. Sarah Davis - Associate Pastor
Rev. Sarah Davis joined our pastoral team in 2010 as an Associate Pastor. Her compassionate nature and commitment to serving others make her a valued member of our church community. Rev. Davis has a strong background in youth ministry and is actively involved in our youth programs, mentoring young individuals to grow in their faith and become future leaders.
Our Elders are devoted individuals who provide spiritual guidance, support, and governance within our church. They work closely with the pastoral team, assisting in decision-making processes and ensuring the well-being of our congregation.
Elder Mark Johnson
Elder Mark Johnson has been an integral part of First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc for over two decades. His experience, wisdom, and unwavering commitment to the church's mission are invaluable. Elder Johnson oversees the church's outreach initiatives and helps foster a strong sense of community and fellowship among our members.
Elder Linda Thompson
Elder Linda Thompson is a compassionate and dedicated member of our Elder Board. With a heart for serving others, Elder Thompson leads various community engagement programs, spreading love and bringing hope to those in need. Her expertise and leadership significantly contribute to the spiritual growth of our congregation.
The church staff at First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc plays an essential role in providing administrative support, coordinating events, and maintaining the smooth functioning of our community. Their dedication and hard work ensure that our congregation receives the necessary resources and assistance in their spiritual journey.
Tom Johnson - Worship Leader
Tom Johnson, our talented Worship Leader, brings his musical expertise and passion for worship to First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc. Through uplifting hymns, contemporary worship songs, and thoughtful musical arrangements, he leads our congregation in heartfelt praise and worship each week. Tom's leadership helps create a spiritually enriching atmosphere during our services.
Susan Roberts - Youth Director
Susan Roberts serves as the Youth Director at First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc and is responsible for guiding and mentoring our youth. Susan's dedication to the spiritual development of young individuals is evident through her engaging youth programs, inspiring retreats, and impactful discipleship initiatives. She works closely with Rev. Sarah Davis, our Associate Pastor, to empower our youth and encourage them to live out their faith boldly.
First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc is blessed to have an exceptional leadership team committed to nurturing our faith community and making a positive impact in Strongsville. Our pastors, elders, and staff members play integral roles in guiding us along our spiritual journey, fostering a sense of belonging, and providing the support and resources needed to deepen our faith.
Join us at First Baptist Church of Strongsville Garbc and experience the guidance of our exceptional leadership. Together, we can grow in our faith, serve our community, and make a difference in the world.