Justin P. Rowland
Jake joined our ministry team in January 2016. He and his wife Sarah have two sons, Carter and Levi. Jake has a Bachelor's degree in Youth Ministry from Moody Bible Institute. He has a variety of experiences in both church student ministry as a volunteer leader and intern, as well as para-church ministries as a mentor and soccer coach. Jake has a passion for students and seeing them draw closer to Christ. He loves soccer, reading, camping, and exploring new restaurants.
Tim joined our ministry team in September 2017. He and his wife Deborah have four daughters, Sarah, Bethany, Emily and Jennifer. Tim has a Bachelor of Arts in Music, an MDiv in Theology and a Dmin in Discipleship. He has been a pastor for 20 years, two churches in Michigan and one in northern Wisconsin. Tim has a passion for worship and small groups. He loves playing the guitar and listening to all kinds of music.
After serving with the senior pastor on visitation for one year, Dale came on staff in 2013. His wife Marlene, and he enjoy biking, gardening and traveling. They have four children and seven grandchildren. Dale cannot think of a better way to spend part of his retirement, working in the area of hospital visits and visitation for Rockford Baptist Church.
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Kathy has served in many areas of ministry prior to joining the staff in 1991. She counts it a privilege to be of service to the church family. Her husband Pat retired in 2020 after serving as the church custodian for 19 years. They have two married children and three grandchildren, one married and two in college.