Rev. Rod Beardsley

BEARDSLEY, Pastor Rod & Barb

Pastor Rod is married to Barb, his wife of 38 years. They have three married children with four wonderful grandchildren. He is a graduate of the Conservative Baptist Theological Seminary, now known as Denver Seminary, where he received a M.Div in 1981. He has been the pastor of FBC for 34 years. He loves the Lord and delights in teaching the Scriptures. "I have a passion for teaching the congregation the Truths of the inerrant Word, so they can live out what God desires for us. Our desire is not just for a person to come to a saving knowledge of Jesus, but that they also mature into an active disciple of the Master too."

Rev. Phil Lowther

LOWTHER, Phil & Pam Abigail, Noah, Karis

Pastor Phil was called to First Baptist Church of Cambridge Springs in 2017 and is excited to see how God is working in and through the church. He loves to see the Gospel change people from the inside out. He came to Christ at the age of 4 and was baptized at the age of 12. It was at a Youth for Christ Convention at the age of 14 that he first heard the call to full-time Christian Ministry. He holds both a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute and then a Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is passionate to see the Good News of Jesus Christ take center stage in the life of the church through evangelism, outreach, Youth & Children's ministries, counseling & discipleship ministries (Men's, Women's, College, and Small groups), as well as Teaching & Preaching. Everything we do must point to Jesus and what He has done and will do by rescuing lost sinners and adopting us as His children through faith in Christ! Philip is married to the love of his life Pam and has three amazing kids (Abigail, Noah, and Karis). 

Ken and Debbie Dine

DINE, Ken & Debbie

Ken and Debbie Dine are the janitor and secretary at FBC. Ken has been the janitor since 1998 and Debbie has been the secretary since May of 2001. They have been married for 37 years and have two grown children and two granddaughters. Ken and Debbie have served the church in many capacities over the years and we are blessed to have this power couple as members of the church.

Wendy Gardner

GARDNER, Jamie & Wendy Everett, Levi

Wendy Gardner is the praise and worship leader for FBC. She has been married to her husband Jamie for 17 years. The Lord has blessed them with two boys that are growing up in the church. Wendy currently holds three positions in our church.

Music Director: The Music Director (MD) is responsible for selecting the songs to sing at each worship service, selecting new songs to incorporate into the praise team's repertoire, and running weekly rehearsals with the praise team. The MD is also responsible for selecting special music for various services throughout the year, such as Christmas Eve, Easter, Baccalaureate, and any other special requests. The MD works closely with Video/Audio coordinators as well.

Organist: Although the church no longer has an "organ", the position is still titled as Church Organist. Currently this person utilizes an electric keyboard to accompany the praise team and play for all congregational songs during both worship services.

Financial Secretary: The Financial Secretary (FS) coordinates with the Church Treasurer to count the weekly offerings and properly record all giving records for individuals that have requested year end statements for tax purposes. The FS also completes and provides monthly giving records to the Trustees for all church offerings/deposits. The FS is responsible for all aspects of church payroll, including payment of local/state/Federal taxes and providing church employees with a W2 at the end of the year.

Jan Cory


Jan has been Treasurer since August of 2014. She has been a member of First Baptist since 1987. Jan has served in many different capacities including teaching Sunday School and secretary. She loves that our pastors preach the truth from the inerrant word of God and that the people of FBC aren’t just friends, they are family. And of course she can’t leave out the praise music, it speaks for itself. She shares her home with her 12 year old black lab Cocoa.