People

Julia Odle

Julia loves serving the Lord by assisting the pastors with organizational planning. She enjoys using her graphic design skills to help the church communicate in an aesthetically pleasing and professional manner.

Suzanne Smith

Suzanne has served in the AWANA ministry for over 30 years, enjoys working with the Rainbow Choir (age 4-2nd grade), sings in the adult choir and provides special music. She enjoys serving our church family through the office.

Jeremy Peck

Pastor Jeremy is the School Administrator of First Baptist Christian School. He and his wife, Christina, have discipleship hearts, desiring to see the next generation grow as servant leaders. Jeremy has a great passion for youth and Christian education.

Jonathan Casbohm

Pastor Jon is the Pastor of Outreach and Discipleship. Jon has a passion for reaching the lost and a heart for helping people. Jon desires to serve the church and reach our community.

Josh Butler

Pastor Josh coordinates the 7th through 12th grade teen ministries at First Baptist Church. He joined our staff in 2012 and loves leading our teens into deeper relationships with Christ.

Dan Parker

Pastor Parker coordinates the ministries of Worship and Music at First Baptist Church. He came on staff in July of 2002 and is excited about all that God is doing at First Baptist Church of Elyria!

Craig Golden

Pastor Golden, along with his wife, Shirley, coordinate the Senior Ministries and Pastoral Care. Pastor Golden is energetic and enthusiastic about his role at First Baptist and loves to equip and encourage our senior adults to finish strong.