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Pastor Tim Knaus

Tim Knaus

Senior Pastor

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.

989.224.3110

timknaus@stjohnsfbc.com




Pastor Ron Sischo

Ron Sischo

Pastor of Small Groups and Discipleship

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.

989.224.3110

rsischo@stjohnsfbc.com




Pastor Chad Konieczny

Chad Konieczny

Pastor of Youth and Outreach

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.

989.224.3110

chadk9@stjohnsfbc.com



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Dave Castner

Dave Castner

Ron Keilen

Ron Keilen

John Kresge

John Kresge

Jim Davis

Jim Davis

John Leif

John Leif



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Doug Gudbrandson

Doug Gudbrandson

Lynn Dutcher

Lynn Dutcher

Darrell Painter

Darrell Painter



Davey Fore

Davey Fore

Nick Bancroft

Nick Bancroft

Andrew Davis

Andrew Davis



Doug Merignac

Doug Merignac

Jeremy Thomas

Jeremy Thomas

Dave Carpenter

Dave Carpenter