FBC DEACON MINISTRY
The Deacons at First Baptist Church take their tasks seriously of setting a godly example by pursuing personal holiness, loving and serving our church in tangible ways, and assisting the pastor in leading our congregation.
Here are the men who are currently serving in our Deacon Ministry.
Deacon - Chairman
Spouse: Fu Carpenter
Hobbies: Reading, working out at the community gym. Mike accepted the Lord in February 1993. He worked in the IT field for 31 years at a major financial institution.
In addition to Deacon Family Ministry, Mike serves through participation on church committees as well as singing both in choir and as part of the special music ministry.
Mike and his wife Fu are members of The Gideons International. Our goal is to win people to Jesus Christ through the placement and distribution of God’s Word.
Mike and Fu were married in June 2009.
Verse: Mark 8:36 “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? (KJV)”
Children: Valerie, Bonita, Diana plus 2 grandsons and a great-granddaughter.
Al accepted the Lord as his savior at age 7 in children's church and has tried to walk with Him ever since in all that he does. He has served in churches in several different capacities over the years including 7 years as a teacher in a Christian school. Currently he serves here as the head of audio-video operations as well as being a deacon. His career in the computer field enables him to support technology services for the church.
Al and Jane have been married 58 years and seek to abide in the Lord's direction every day. Praise God from whom all blessings flow.
Verse: Philippians 1:21 "For me, to live is Christ and to die is gain."
Hobbies: Family, Hunting, Fishing, Outdoorsman