Rev. Bob Roesler : Interim Senior Pastor

Rev. Bob Roesler

Interim Senior Pastor

Rev. Bob began as interim Senior Pastor on February 1. He has served as interim pastor for several American Baptist’s Churches for the past 5 years, and previously served as pastor at Gage Park Baptist in Topeka.

Rev. Janet Crowl : Director of Senior Adult Ministries

Rev. Janet Crowl

Director of Senior Adult Ministries

Janet will coordinate the Senior Adult Ministry with events and activities for those age 55 and older. Previously, she was a chaplain at Midland Hospice.

janet@firstbaptisttopeka.org

Joe Barnes : Building Superintendent

Joe Barnes

Building Superintendent

Joe has been the Building Superintendent for almost 30 years.

joe@firstbaptisttopeka.org

Steve Martin : Custodian

Steve Martin

Custodian

Steve has been employed at FBC for more than eight years as custodian. His hobbies include: teaching amateur boxing, professional boxing, and fishing. Steve and Misty have two children, Savannah and Steve Bailey III.

Kay Renyer : Director of Day Care

Kay Renyer

Director of Day Care

Kay began her employment in the infant room, and was later promoted to director. She has been employed for more than 29 years. She is married to Randy, and they have two daughters.

Verlee Sanneman : Office Manager

Verlee Sanneman

Office Manager

A native of rural Kansas, Verlee has been the administrative assistant since June of 2008, and was promoted to Office Manager in 2012. Her duties include: preparing the newsletter, bulletins, worship multimedia, updating the website, providing administrative duties for the pastoral staff, and bookkeeping duties. She loves cats, and has one indoor cat, Truman. Verlee is involved in the community by serving as a member of the Topeka Police Citizens Academy Ambassadors.

email@firstbaptisttopeka.org

Rick Kready : Director of Chancel Choir

Rick Kready

Director of Chancel Choir

Robyn Aeschliman : Director of Faith Forest

Robyn Aeschliman

Director of Faith Forest

John Deahl : Organist/Pianist

John Deahl

Organist/Pianist

John has a bachelor’s degree in organ performance from the University of Notre Dame, and a master’s in organ performance and choral conducting from the University of Kansas. John works at Reuter Organ. He lives near Hoyt with his wife and three daughters.