In the early 1970’s, Keith came to know Christ after hearing the Gospel message at Machias Valley Baptist Church in Machias, ME. Shortly after meeting Christ, Keith attended New Brunswick Bible Institute where he met Mary. From there, He then joined the Air Force and married Mary. After leaving the service, Keith and Mary attended to Valley Forge Christian College. The two befriended a couple from Ovid, NY where the Keith and Mary later moved. They have since attended First Baptist Church where Keith now serves as an Elder and acting Interim Pastor.
Richard (Dick) Ross
Dick started attending First Baptist Church in the early 1950’s and in 1962 was saved and led to Christ by Pastor Edwin Black. After becoming a member, Dick was drafted into the military and had married Darla, with whom he had three children. While attending another church, the Lord spoke saying Dick was needed at First Baptist Church. Dick has since returned and now serves as Head Elder assisting in monthly communion, offerings, hosting Bible Studies and meeting the various needs of the church building and maintenance.
Jeremy was born into the First Baptist Church family where in 1991 he was saved. He attended, graduated and taught at the Christian School at First Baptist Church through which Jeremy had met his wife Heather and now has three children. After graduating from Liberty University, his involvement with the First Baptist Church increased as he assists in running youth groups, AWANA, children's and adult Sunday Schools and now serves as an Elder and assistant Interim Pastor.
Chaplain Jesse was saved in 1986 at the age of 7. Having been in church his entire life, Jesse felt called into ministry from his youth. He was faithful to the call by serving in many ministries in his home church, in Christ centered group homes with his wife Margo, and in the local jails. In the fall of 2016, First Baptist Church of Interlaken called on him to fill pulpit supply, and in March of 2017, Jesse became the Intern Pastor while he pursues his goals in Bible College.