Say hello to the men who lead our church.

  • Derrick

    Derrick Baker

    Elder / Lead Pastor

    Derrick lives in Mahomet with his wife, Julie, and five children. The Bakers enjoy camping, playing board games, being outside, and reading books together.

    Derrick is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.


  • Eric Nielsen


    Eric lives in Mahomet with his wife Sandy. They have raised 6 children who are now out on their own.

  • Garett

    Garett Kerber

    Apprentice Elder

    Garett lives in Gibson City with his wife, Heather, and their 5 children. In addition to learning about Baptist history and thinking about how the church worships together with singing, his interests include sports, bird-watching, and family life.

    Garett received his Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree from Covenant Baptist Theological Seminary in Owensboro, KY.