Sunday School9:45 am

Morning Worship11:00 am

Evening Service6:00 pm

Leadership-Pastor and Deacons




Pastor~We presently are involved in a search to find the right man to replace Pastor Scott Boger who left in February 2016.  The Pastoral Search Committee is made up of dedicated members from the congregation who are diligently working to find a new pastor.  In the interim, we have a number of Guest Speakers who fill the pulpit on an ongoing basis.




Kevin Carr~Kevin was born in Newton, NJ and raised in Sparta. Kevin is married to his lovely wife, Holly. They have four adult children, two sons-in-law, two grandchildren and one on the way. Kevin is a Special Education teacher in Andover, NJ. He has been teaching now for thirty-six years. He became a member of FBC in 1977 until 1992. He then attended a Reformed Baptist Church for twelve years and rejoined FBC in 2006. Over the many years at FBC Kevin served as a deacon, Sunday School superintendent and teacher, a member of the church choir and praise and worship team leader. Kevin has enjoyed leading Bible study groups over the past few years. In his free time Kevin enjoys coaching and playing sports, art, cooking, photography, reading, painting houses, doing lawn work and being with family and friends



Roger Cassell~Roger was raised in New Jersey and attended the Episcopal Church as a young boy through his high school years. He spent two years in the Marine Corp and subsequently attended Arizona State Univeristy where he received a B.A. in English with an emphasis on literature. The Lord blessed he and his wife Pamela with two children, Jason and Heather. Roger came to know the Lord in 1997. He has been a member of First Baptist since November of 2002. Roger has served in a number of ministry capacities such as Sunday School teacher, trustee and small group moderator.





Dave DeGennaro ~ Dave was born in Jersey City and raised in Sussex County. He currently works as a Lead Electrical Technician for a commuter railroad in New Jersey. He is married to his wonderful wife Sarah, and they are currently expecting their first child in November. Dave came to know the Lord  his senior year in high school and has been seeking to serve Him ever since. Dave attended the County College of Morris and then transferred to Rutgers University where he received his bachelors degree in music with minor in history. From a young age, Dave has been a percussionist and has been involved with numerous musical groups ranging from classical to jazz and everything in between. His wife Sarah is a violinist and together they have been serving the Lord in various music ministries. Dave and Sarah are currently involved in the music ministry at First Baptist as well as being members of Sonrise Mountain Revival Bluegrass Band, a music ministry focused on presenting the gospel through Bluegrass music. They also recently served as part of PowerSurge Worship Ministries on a mission trip to Madrid, Spain where they served the local evangelical churches through contemporary worship music. In his free time Dave loves to work around his home, run, and mountain bike.

Phil Mingle~ Phil was raised in central New Jersey and attended college in New Hampshire where he met his wife Kim. He and his wife Kim have lived in Sussex County since 1989 and have been blessed with four wonderful children: Kyle, Ian, Heidi and Nicole. Phil was called to saving faith in Jesus Christ as a teenager while attending a youth Service Project supporting the housing needs of people in Appalachia. Since that time the Lord has provided solid Bible teaching and mentoring in his life, which he seeks to share and invest in the service of the church family and community. Phil holds the position of Director, Quality Control North America for a multi-national flavor and fragrance company. He enjoys outdoor activities, hiking, camping, hunting and fishing and cycling.