First Baptist Church


We welcome you to First Baptist Church! If there is anything that we can do to help and encourage you in your walk with Christ, please let us know!  

Matt Hartke

Senior Pastor
Matt, his wife Misty, and their sons Jeremy & Benny, joined the First Baptist team in June of 2015. Matt loves sports (especially Notre Dame football and the Colts), music, Don Pancho's, and being involved in the community. "Let's not just play church. Let's go out and BE the church." #boom
Jessica Boyce

Jessica Boyce

Children's Pastor
Jessica came to First Baptist in May of 2009 after graduating from Indiana Wesleyan University with a degree in Children's Ministries. She received her Master's Degree in Ministerial Leadership from Wesley Seminary @ Indiana Wesleyan University in 2012. Jessica loves chicken & noodles, spending time with family, going to the gym, and doing Pinterest projects. Jessica's favorite thing about working @ FBC is watching the kids learn about and grow in Christ.

Tim Edwards

Worship Director
Tim, his wife Arielle, and their two children, joined the FBC team in March 2017!

Elder & Deacon Board

Matt Hartke- Pastor/Chair Clint Barends- Elder Dave Thaxton - Elder Debbie Stapleton- Treasurer
Quick Info
Sunday School @ 9am
Worship Service @ 10:10am

310 West Taylor Street, Kokomo, IN ‎