Welcome to the Leadership page of First Baptist Church of Okemos. We take immense pride in our dedicated team of leaders who play a crucial role in guiding the Harvest Bible Church in Westland, MI. Our passionate and committed leaders are driven by their deep-rooted faith and a shared vision to spread the teachings of the Bible and create a loving and supportive community.
Our Leadership Team
Senior Pastor - Rev. John Smith
Rev. John Smith, our esteemed Senior Pastor, brings with him a wealth of experience and a strong spiritual foundation. With over 20 years of serving the church, Rev. Smith has been instrumental in leading our congregation towards spiritual growth, inspiring transformative change, and fostering a sense of unity within the community. His sermons captivate hearts and minds, offering guidance and encouragement to all.
Associate Pastor - Rev. Sarah Johnson
Rev. Sarah Johnson serves as our dedicated Associate Pastor. Her compassionate nature and deep understanding of the scriptures make her a beloved figure within our church family. Rev. Johnson is actively involved in various ministries, including providing spiritual guidance, leading worship services, and organizing community outreach programs. Her strong leadership skills and unwavering commitment inspire others to actively participate in our church's mission.
Our team of dedicated Elders plays a crucial role in shaping the direction of Harvest Bible Church. With their wisdom, spiritual insight, and unwavering commitment, our Elders provide guidance and support to the pastoral staff and the congregation. Their selflessness and genuine care for the spiritual well-being of our members ensure that we create an environment where everyone feels valued and nurtured.
Our Deacons exemplify servant leadership. They are dedicated individuals who focus on meeting the practical needs of the congregation, ensuring that everyone feels supported and cared for. Through their acts of kindness and selflessness, our Deacons play an important role in creating a strong sense of community, unity, and love within our church family.
Our Core Values
Our Leadership team firmly believes in the power of faith and the transformative impact it can have on individuals and communities. We strive to create an environment where individuals can deepen their faith, find solace in times of need, and experience the unconditional love of God.
At Harvest Bible Church, we are committed to providing sound, biblically-based teaching and preaching. Our leaders emphasize the importance of studying God's Word, allowing it to guide our lives, and using it as a compass for moral and ethical decision-making.
We believe in fostering a genuine and inclusive community where individuals can find acceptance, support, and genuine connections. Our Leadership team works tirelessly to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued, regardless of their background or experiences.
As a church, we are dedicated to reaching out to our local community and beyond. Our Leadership team encourages active participation in various mission initiatives, striving to make a positive impact and share the love of Christ with the world.
Join Us at Harvest Bible Church
If you are seeking a welcoming and vibrant community, we invite you to join us at Harvest Bible Church. Our leadership team is committed to walking alongside you on your faith journey, providing guidance, support, and a loving community where you can grow spiritually. We look forward to welcoming you into our church family!