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Pastors

Pastors

Senior Pastor

Dave Welsch

Pastor Dave and his family joined us in 2018. He and his wife Trisha met in high school. They have been blessed with 4 children, Reagan, Grant, Madison, and Lincoln. Hobbies include reading, coffee, and following the Cincinnati Reds and New England Patriots. Pastor Dave started his ministry as a youth pastor and has pastored churches in Burlington, MA (suburb of Boston) and Chattanooga, TN. He has been in full-time ministry for over a decade, has a Bachelors in Pastoral…
Pastor of Discipleship and Missions
Missions Pastor, newark, granville, heath, oh, First Baptist Church

Rob Hare

Rob and Marci met while studying together in seminary and have been married since 2008. They have two sons, Joel and Jonah, and a daughter, Lia-Joan. Rob joined the staff of First Baptist Heath in spring of 2013 and is passionate about making disciples of all ages and all nations, for God’s glory, starting here in Heath, Ohio. Beyond spending time with family, Rob enjoys college football, baseball, traveling, and many cups of coffee. Rob is graduate of the University…
Worship Pastor

Chad Winder

Chad and Natalie are high school sweethearts and were married in 2006. They have four children, Brayden, Marlee, Kai, and Caedmon. Chad and Natalie came to FBCH in 2012. They enjoy games, hockey, and spending time with family. Chad and Natalie have traveled with Children of the World, a choir sent out by WorldHelp that is made up of kids from around the world. Chad has been in full time ministry now for 10 years. Chad received a bachelor’s degree…