David Burman, Jr.

Pastor David Burman, Jr., is our lead pastor as of Sunday, February 14, 2021. Pastor Burman is not unknown to us, as he served as our youth pastor from 1999 to 2011. From 2011 to 2020, he served as the pastor of First Baptist Church of Niles, Ohio. Pastor Burman is passionate about reaching the…

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.

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!