First Baptist Church
1862 Penfield Rd, Penfield, NY, 14526
Service: 9:30 to 10:30 am
Fellowship: 10:30 to 11:00 am
Adult Hour: 11:00 to 12:00 pm
Rev. Philip B. Davis Sr., Interim Pastor
Pastor Phil did his undergraduate work at Hunter College in NYC and received his Master of Arts and Theological Studies from Union Theological Seminary. His undergraduate degree was in interactive communications and computer science.
He is a single parent and the father of two teenage sons. He lives in the city of Rochester and has participated in social justice campaigns that affect the health of our city. He has served two churches in our area, both of which were in need of a healing presence. Pastor Phill is available on Wednesdays for home or office visits. Call church.
Alex Gilson, Music Director
Alex comes to Rochester from Texas to attend the Eastman School of Music where he is enrolled in the Master of Music in Organ Performance Program, studying with Professor Edoardo Bellotti. Alex holds bachelor degrees in both Organ Performance and Jazz Studies, Cum laude, from the University of North Texas. His church experience includes Episcopal, Presbyterian, and Lutheran Churches where he has performed a wide variety of choral accompaniments, anthems, hymns, voluntaries, and improvisations. Moreover, he has experience leading rehearsals with small jazz ensembles and with a jazz big band. Alex states, "My focus is to serve God with music and to serve the church."
Andrea Main: Office Assistant; Theresa Perrotta & Brent Doucette: Eastman Choral Scholars; Laura Swail: Nursery Assistant; Meho and Hava Kapidzic: Church Custodians
Marsha Kiriazides: Moderator
Jeff Philips: Vice Moderator
Sandy Pray: Clerk
Fritz May: Chair
Dick Andrews: Chair