Pastor Tim Knaus joined the pastoral staff of First Baptist Church in February of 1990 as an associate pastor. In October of 1993 he became the senior pastor and is still serving in that position. He has a B.S. in Political Science from Michigan State University and a M.A. in Biblical Studies from Trinity Theological Seminary (Newburgh, IN). Pastor Tim and his wife Lori have four children and four grandchildren.
Pastor Ron Sischo began serving the Lord in 1990. Prior to being called by God to First Baptist Church in December of 2001, he had the privilege of shepherding at three other Baptist churches. Pastor Ron holds a B.S. in Biblical Studies and a M.A. in Nouthetic Counseling and is retired from the U.S. Navy after 27 years of service. Pastor Ron and his wife Pam have five children and eight fabulous grandchildren.
Pastor Chad Konieczny began serving the Lord at First Baptist Church in March of 2002. Prior to entering the ministry, Pastor Chad worked as a juvenile probation officer and has a passion for working with young people. He has a B.S. in Social Science from Michigan State Universtiy and a M.Min. from Baptist Bible Seminary (Clarks Summit, PA). He and his wife Julie have four children, Nathanael, Bethany, Leah and Titus.
Pastor Mike has been a Worship Pastor full time since 1994 with churches in New York and Michigan before he joined the staff at First Baptist in February of 2017. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Sacred Music from Clarks Summit University. He and his wife Amy have four daughters, Melanie, Marissa, Amanda, and McKenna.