April 2019   
Upcoming Events


Women On Mission
11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Luncheon, Missions Education and Support


Sunday School
9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
Children's Easter Celebration
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Worship Service
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Ron Allen

Before coming to serve as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church, Ron had served as a Pastor in Southern Oregon for the last 7 years.  Ron still serves as the Church Planting Catalyst for Oregon with the Northwest Baptist Convention, responsible for training and coaching Churches and Pastors how to start new churches and ministries in the Northwest.  Ron began his ministry planting churches in Campeche, Mexico in 1996 and has helped start churches in Mexico, Argentina, Peru, New York, Canada, Texas and Oregon.  Ron and his wife Jeanette are originally from Houston and grew up on the Texas Gulf Coast.  They have 8 children and 1 granddaughter, with 5 of their kids still living at home.  As a family they love fishing, boating, and exploring the beaches of the Oregon Coast.  Their mission in life is to bring hope and belonging thru the love of Jesus as they serve in their community. 

Deacon Chairman

Maynard Luurs

Maynard Luurs  is the Lead Decaon,  The other Deacons are as follows:

Lero;y Hietala

Bob Garrett

Cy Hopper

Norm Rausch


Marilyn Carroll

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Marilyn has been a resident of Florence since 1995 when her husband Don came to pastor the First Baptist Church. She not only serves as the church secretary and church clerk, but also as a Preschool Sunday School teacher. She is great with children, and previously taught for Child Evangelism Fellowship in addition to her other responsibilities.

She likes flowers, sewing and tending a small garden (which sometimes has to be defended from...or shared with...deer and other local animals). She has four children—one deceased—and ten grandchildren.

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