Senior Pastor

Jonathan Shelor

Pastor Jonathan joined FBCLSL on December 1, 2019 as Senior Pastor. He and his wife Katie have seven wonderful children. He received his Master of Divinity degree in Christian Ministry, and is currently completing his Doctor of Ministry degree in Pastoral Leadership, from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

Associate pastor of family ministries

Kevin Hess

Pastor Kevin joined the staff of First Baptist in June of 2020. Pastor Kevin and his wife, Heather, have one son and a daughter. Formerly, Kevin served as a youth pastor and special education teacher in the Johnson City, Tennessee area and Fremont, Nebraska. His greatest passions are seeing people come to a relationship with Christ and the advancement of God’s Kingdom through the preaching and teaching of the Gospel! When Kevin is not at the church, he enjoys spending time with family, football, and hunting/fishing.

Children Director (babies -5th grade)

Amy Garibaldi

Amy returned to First Baptist in February, 2021. 

Interim Worship Leader

Bill Ursery

Bill and his wife, Debbie, have been members of FBCLSL since 2011. Bill attended Belmont University in Nashville, TN. Bill's desire is to share the gospel of Christ through music.

Youth & Children Intern

Caleb Little

Caleb has served as an intern with us since August of 2020! He is in his Freshman year at Missouri Baptist University. Caleb is a very talented musician and leads our youth worship team.

Administrative Assistant

Clair Strelow


Financial Secretary

Tina Van Booven


Custodial and Maintenance Associate

Mike Carney