Meet Our Pastor:
Pastor Jeff Sheeks arrived at First Baptist Church in Brooklyn in 2006. He earned his Master’s degree from Grace Theological Seminary in 1996 and formerly served at Calvary Baptist Church in Union, IA and Grace Baptist Church in Plover, WI, before moving to Michigan. Jeff married his lovely wife, Cindy, in 1990. Together they have raised two children, Karl and Katlyn. Pastor Sheeks enjoys playing most sports, exploring new restaurants, and visiting sunny destinations. Together Jeff and Cindy have worked to share the love of Christ through teaching and discipleship. In addition to the many functions of the church, they are both actively involved in Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF). Pastor Sheeks serves on the State Board in Michigan and Cindy is the State Office Administrator for CEF of Michigan.
Meet our Youth Pastor:
Kyle Metdepenningen joined the staff of First Baptist in July of 2016. He graduated with his B.A. in Specialized Ministry in May of 2016 from Clarks Summit University. Kyle met his beautiful wife, Laura, while serving at Lake Ann Camp. While in college, Kyle had the privilege to serve as the youth coordinator at Meade Street Baptist Church in Wilks Barre, Pennsylvania. Between his experiences at Meade Street Baptist Church and Lake Ann Camp, Kyle decided to pursue a degree in ministry.
Kyle’s main responsibilities at FBC include leading the student ministry, as well as some oversight of corporate worship and basketball ministry. Kyle enjoys watching and playing sports during his free time, especially motor sports!
What We Believe
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