Pastors


  • Marc Herron Lead Pastor

    pastormarc@carofirstbaptist.org

    Marc has been serving at First Baptist Church since September 2002. Upon Pastor Wigand's retirement, in July 2018 he was called as Lead Pastor. 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 18 years of pastoral experience in New York and Michigan.

  • 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 welcomed their first child Mackenzie Mae 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 10 years as a Youth Pastor in Michigan.