We are blessed with a team of pastors called to equip our church family to grow in Christ and serve locally and globally.

Pastors & Staff
Greg  Mozel  ~  Senior Pastor
Greg has a passion to see people experience a life-changing relationship with Christ that brings spiritual hope, social justice, and cultural beauty. He casts our church vision, preaches at worship celebrations, mentors leadership teams, and encourages us to faithfully follow Christ. Greg is a graduate of Western Evangelical Seminary, George Fox University, and Portland State University. He has served as a pastor for 25 years and taught at the International Leadership Academy in Moscow, Russia and George Fox University in Portland, Oregon. He serves on the pastor mentoring teams for Vision New England, Gordon Conwell Seminary, and Bethel Seminary. Greg and Carolyn have been married for 30 years and have two adult children. He enjoys escaping to the beach with his family, exploring historical sights of New England, reading thought-provoking books, coaching youth baseball, and drinking too much coffee. Greg has been our Senior Pastor since 1999.
 
Brant  Lingle ~ Executive Pastor
Brant oversees our Staff, Finance & Property Teams; plans worship celebrations, & leads the worship teams. Brant has served in church ministry for 25 years. He earned a B.A. in Bible/Ministry and an M.S. in Organizational Leadership from Cairn University. He also studied at Jerusalem University. Brant is certified in Spiritual Formation through Oasis Ministry. He has led worship at camps, conferences, and retreats, and led mission trips to seven countries. Brant and Erin have been married for 23 years and have 3 children. He enjoys spending time with his family, cheering for the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles, hiking, kayaking, writing songs, and reading thoughtful books.
 
Carolyn  Mozel  ~  Children’s Pastor
Carolyn guides our KidsWorld Children’s Ministry.  Carolyn is committed to providing a safe, fun place for children to experience God’s love, grow in their faith, and develop life-long relationships with Jesus. Carolyn earned an M.A. in Christian Education from Western Evangelical Seminary and a B.S. in Elementary Education from George Fox University. Carolyn was an elementary school teacher for 8 years. She has served in children’s ministry, women’s ministry, and as a pastor’s wife for over 30 years. She enjoys reading, gardening, walking at the beach, time with her family, and a good cup of tea. Carolyn and Greg (Lead Pastor) have been married for over 30 years and have 2 young adult children.
 
Lily Soh ~ Chinese Ministry Pastor

Lily serves as the Pastor for Chinese Ministry at First Baptist Church. Lily has served in ministry for more than 30 years in different capacities and in different parts of the world. Lily has an M.A. in Pastoral Leadership, an M.Div., and a D.Min. in Leadership. She has a special affinity with Chinese people, and thoroughly enjoys relating to and working with these wonderful people God brings into her life. Beholding the wonders of the Aurora Borealis is on Lily’s bucket list. For leisure, a good Henri Nouwen book or a drive along the beautiful farm country of Massachusetts makes her a happy camper.

 
 
 
Sam Su ~ FBC College Director
Sam is a college intern that is working with UMass Amherst Growth Group and other college ministry events. He graduated from UMass Amherst with a B.A. in Communications focused on film production and studies. He enjoys photography, basketball, and video games.
 
 
 
 
Isabelle Kim ~ FBC College Director
Isabelle is a college ministry intern working alongside the Mount Holyoke and Smith College Growth Groups and other college ministry events. She graduated from Amherst College in 2018 with a degree in neuroscience & behavior.
 
 
Chris Horte ~ Youth Director 
Chris is the director of the Hub Youth ministry at FBC. He is committed to investing in the lives of middle and high school students so that they can experience God in their own lives. He graduated from UMass with a B.Mus in Music Performance and served as the church’s classical music director for 4 years. Recently began working on his Master’s Degree in Christian Studies at Gordon-Conwell. His free time is typically spent studying music production and foreign languages.
 
 
Erin Ferry ~  Administrator/Bookkeeper
Erin manages the church office, does bookkeeping, directs communication, and coordinates use of the campus. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a degree in history and has worked as a historical researcher for Plymouth Plantation, tour guide at Old Deerfield Village, and bank teller with Florence Savings Bank. She grew up on Cape Cod & met her husband (Chris) at UMass.  Erin’s warm personality and professional excellence bless our church.