Our Team - evergreen

Nov 22, 2022
About Us

Leading with Passion and Purpose

At First Baptist Church of Okemos, our team is dedicated to fostering a strong sense of community and spirituality. Our diverse group of individuals is passionate about serving and making a positive impact.

Meet Our Pastors

Our pastors play a central role in guiding and supporting our congregation. With extensive theological knowledge and a deep commitment to their faith, they provide spiritual leadership, deliver inspiring sermons, and offer counseling and support to our members.

Pastor John Smith - Senior Pastor

Pastor John Smith leads our church with grace, wisdom, and compassion. With over 20 years of experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge and a heart for community outreach. Pastor John's sermons touch the lives of many, inspiring them to grow in their faith and live more purposeful lives.

Pastor Sarah Johnson - Youth Pastor

Pastor Sarah Johnson is dedicated to nurturing the spiritual growth of our youth. With her vibrant personality and relevant teachings, she creates a welcoming space for young minds to explore their faith and develop a strong relationship with God. Pastor Sarah's energy is contagious, and her impact on our young community is immeasurable.

Supporting Roles

Our team extends beyond our pastors, with several integral roles contributing to the smooth operation of our church and its various ministries.

Administrative Staff

Our administrative staff ensures the day-to-day operations of the church run seamlessly. From managing schedules and organizing events to offering warm greetings to all who visit, they are the backbone of our administrative functions. Their dedication and attention to detail create an inviting and organized environment for our congregation.

Worship Team

Our worship team brings heartfelt praise and worship to our services. From talented musicians to skilled vocalists, they create an atmosphere of spiritual connection through music and worship. Their unwavering devotion to using their gifts to glorify God is truly inspiring.

Outreach and Community Service

As a church firmly rooted in our faith and beliefs, we believe in the power of giving back to our community. Our outreach and community service team strives to make a positive impact by organizing events, volunteering, and providing support to those in need. Their dedication to serving others exemplifies the love and compassion that underpins our church's values.

Missions and Global Initiatives

Our commitment to making a difference extends beyond our local community. Our missions and global initiatives team actively participates in projects and partnerships that help address global issues, support missionaries, and improve the lives of marginalized communities. Through their selfless work, we aim to bring hope, love, and faith to people around the world.

Join Our Team

If you feel called to serve and share your talents within our church community, we welcome you with open arms. Reach out to us through our contact page to explore the various opportunities available for you to get involved and contribute to our shared vision of a compassionate and inclusive world.

Embrace Our Community of Faith

First Baptist Church of Okemos embraces a vibrant community of faith where individuals from all walks of life can find belonging, inspiration, and support. Our team is committed to fostering an environment that encourages spiritual growth, discipleship, and the exploration of God's unconditional love.

Connecting with Others

We believe that true spiritual growth is nurtured through genuine connections with others who share our beliefs. Our church offers numerous opportunities for you to connect, build relationships, and find belonging.

Small Groups

Our small groups provide an intimate setting where you can engage with others in discussions, prayer, and Bible study. These groups foster a sense of community, allowing for deeper connections and mutual support as we journey together on our faith walk.

Men's and Women's Ministries

Our men's and women's ministries create spaces specifically tailored to the unique needs and interests of each group. From fellowship events to Bible studies focused on relevant topics, these ministries offer a supportive environment for growth, friendship, and spiritual inspiration.

Youth and Children's Programs

We prioritize the spiritual development of our younger members through engaging and age-appropriate programs. Our youth and children's programs provide a safe and nurturing environment for children and teens to learn about God's love, make lasting friendships, and develop a strong foundation of faith.

Empowering the Next Generation

Our church is passionate about empowering the next generation of leaders and influencers. We believe in providing resources, mentorship, and opportunities for young individuals to develop their skills, discover their purpose, and make a positive impact in the world.

Scholarship Programs

Through our scholarship programs, we aim to support and encourage young individuals pursuing higher education. These programs not only provide financial assistance but also mentorship and guidance to help them succeed academically and spiritually.

Youth Leadership Development

Our youth leadership development initiatives equip young individuals with valuable leadership skills, empowering them to become change agents in their communities and beyond. We believe in cultivating their potential and providing them with the tools they need to make a lasting impact.

Driving Change Through Faith

First Baptist Church of Okemos is committed to creating positive change in our community and society. Grounded in our faith and beliefs, we actively engage in initiatives that address social issues, promote equality, and extend compassion to all.

Social Justice and Advocacy

We believe that advocating for social justice is an integral part of our faith. Our church actively works on raising awareness and addressing issues such as poverty, racial inequality, and human rights. Through educational programs, partnerships with local organizations, and collaborative efforts within our community, we strive to be a voice for the voiceless.

Community Engagement

We believe that faith should be put into action. Our community engagement initiatives focus on fostering meaningful relationships with our neighbors, partnering with local organizations, and organizing events that promote understanding, unity, and a shared pursuit of justice and equality.

Celebrating Diversity

Inclusion and diversity are important values for us. We celebrate the rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences within our congregation and broader community. Our church embraces and welcomes all individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation.

Caring for the Environment

We recognize our responsibility to care for God's creation. Our church actively promotes environmental stewardship through initiatives such as recycling programs, educational campaigns, and community clean-up events. By nurturing and protecting the environment, we strive to honor God's gift of the Earth.

Join Us Today

If you resonate with our vision and want to be part of a community that makes a real difference, we invite you to join First Baptist Church of Okemos. Explore our website to learn more about our ministries, events, and how you can get involved. We look forward to welcoming you and growing together in faith, love, and service.

Pravin Jude
🌟 Your team sounds amazing! It's incredible to see a group of passionate and diverse individuals coming together to foster community and spirituality. Keep up the great work, First Baptist Church of Okemos! 👏🙌
Nov 11, 2023
Diane Kepley
🌟 Awesome team!
Nov 8, 2023
Jody Liggett
Your team's passion for serving and making a positive impact is truly inspiring. Keep up the amazing work!
Oct 26, 2023
Jeffrey Martin
The effort your team puts into fostering a strong sense of community and spirituality is truly commendable.
Oct 4, 2023
Pat Freeman
Your pastors are playing a crucial role in guiding the community. Their dedication is truly admirable.
Sep 20, 2023
Melissa Benson
It's wonderful to see a diverse group of individuals coming together with a common goal of making a difference. Keep shining your light! ✨
Aug 7, 2023
Anne Ravelo
I appreciate the emphasis on diversity and the value it brings to your team's mission. Keep spreading positivity!
May 30, 2023
Rahul Pachauri
The dedication of your team to spirituality and community building is admirable. Thank you for all that you do.
May 26, 2023
Bobby Stephens
It's heartwarming to see a team so dedicated to serving and making a positive impact. Keep up the great work!
May 13, 2023
Raj Bhatia
The commitment of your team to serving and making a positive impact is truly inspiring. Keep up the good work! 👍
May 5, 2023
Derrick Schweitzer
The sense of community and spirituality your team fosters is invaluable. Keep inspiring others with your dedication.
Apr 29, 2023
Mark Gong
Your team's passion for making a positive impact is evident. Keep up the amazing work!
Apr 20, 2023
Daniel Kobran
The commitment and passion of your team are truly commendable. May you continue to thrive in your efforts.
Apr 8, 2023
Thank you for introducing us to your pastors. It's important to have strong leadership in a community.
Mar 16, 2023
Ariel Utnik
I admire the dedication of your team to serving and making a positive impact. Keep up the excellent work!
Feb 13, 2023
Jamie Ng
Thank you for sharing about your team. It's great to see dedication and passion for fostering community and spirituality.
Dec 21, 2022
Shobana Shankar
I enjoyed learning about your pastors and their important role in guiding and nurturing the community.
Nov 27, 2022