Pastors


  • Rev. Ronald C. Wigand Senior Pastor

    pastor@carofirstbaptist.org

    Pastor Wigand has been serving at First Baptist Church since February 1989. He married his wife Leah (Scutt) in 1973, and has four children: Rachel (Tom) Rollins, Paul (Elena) Wigand, Deb (Billy) Hardy, and Nathan Wigand. Pastor Wigand also has nine grandchildren.


    Education: Westminster College (B.S. in 1970), Grace Theological Seminary (M. Div. in 1974).


    Experience: over 40 years of pastoral experience in New Jersey, Iowa, and Michigan.

  • Rev. Marc Herron Associate Pastor

    pastormarc@carofirstbaptist.org

    Marc has been serving at First Baptist Church since September 2002. He married his wife Amanda (Rendon) in December of 2002. They have four children: Paige, Luke, Johanna & Owen.


    Education: Clarks Summit University (B.S. in Bible & Youth Ministry, 2000), Moody Theological Seminary (2011-2012), Clarks Summit University (M.A. [concentration in counseling], 2015)


    Experience: Over 17 years of pastoral experience in New York and Michigan.

  • Rev. Chris Howard Student Ministry Pastor

    pastorchris@carofirstbaptist.org

    Pastor Chris has been serving at First Baptist Church since June 2014. He married his wife Julie (Skelton) in September of 2014. They plan to welcome their first child in May of 2018.


    Education: Baptist Bible College now Clarks Summit University (B.S. in Bible & Camp Ministry 2011)


    Experience: Over 17 summers of camp ministry experience in addition to 9 years as a Youth Pastor in Michigan.

  • Peter Hill Student Ministry Intern

    Pete joined us in September 2015 and is in his 3rd year of our Internship Program. He married his wife Allie (Brown) in July of 2017.

     

    Education: Pete is scheduled to graduate from Saginaw Valley State University with his bachelor's degree in May 2018.