Paul D. Rebert
Paul D. Rebert is the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church. Paul grew up in Winchester, Virginia, and met his wife, Beth, while teaching in Indiana. He and Beth have three children: Breleigh, Remington, and Kylie.
Pastor Rebert is firmly committed to the expository method of preaching, believes God’s glory is the purpose for our existence, and recognizes discipleship as God’s plan for the church.
Noe Menez is the Spanish pastor at First Baptist. He grew up in Lafayette, Indiana, and met his wife, Jana, while serving in a ministry in Northwest Indiana.
Prior to coming to First Baptist, Pastor Noe served as an assistant Pastor for over 8 years.
He and Jana have one girl, Selah.
Pastor Phil Neumann began his ministry at First Baptist on June 1, 2014. He retired from being a senior pastor in April of 2013 after 37 years of ministry. His first pastorate was at Grape Creek Baptist Church in Danville, where he served for 11 years from 1976 to 1987. He then moved to Taylorville, IL where he served as the senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church for nearly 26 years, from 1987 to 2013.
God blessed Pastor Neumann and his wife, Betty, with three children. Their two daughters, Lisa and Laura, were ushered into the the presence of the Lord in 1990. Their son, Daniel, and his wife, Jenny, along with their grandson, Jason, live in Georgia. Pastor Neumann’s areas of ministry include overseeing First Baptist’s Legacy Builders group, counseling, visitation, and pulpit supply.
Ken Seest is the administrator of First Baptist Christian School. He has 30 years of experience in education and ministry. His desire is to see students not only excel academically but spiritually.
He and his wife Amber, who also teaches in the school, have six children: Hannah, Ruth, Philip, Hope, Faith, and Stephen. Their daughter Ruth is married to Ryan Davis and has their granddaughter, Adeline. Pastor Ken enjoys family, the outdoors and sports.