Brian Fernett, Senior Pastor
Pastor Fernett was born in West Virginia and was saved at the age of 17. His college training includes a B.A. in Pastoral Studies, a M.A. in Bible, and a M.Div. After graduation Brian married Heidi, and they ministered in Atlanta, Ga. They now have three children, and come to Lebanon from Orlando, FL, where Brian was an assistant pastor for seven years. He has experience as a youth pastor, has traveled to several mission fields, and has held various responsibilities in the church. He enjoys hunting, spending time with his family, and is an avid WVU fan.
Cameron Pollock, Assistant Pastor
Cameron was born in Denver, Colorado. He accepted Christ as his Savior at a young age in Florida at the same church the Fernetts would later come to serve. He attended college and graduate school in Greenville, South Carolina, earning BA, MA, and MDiv degrees. During that time he met and married his wife Emily and served as an assistant pastor at her home church for five years. God then called them to serve at First Baptist in September of 2018. He is currently pursuing a DMin degree at Westminster Theological Seminary. God has blessed them with three beautiful girls, Evelyn, Kyrsten, and their newborn daughter Lucy.
In addition to spending time with his family, Cameron also likes to read, blog at www.worshipasawayoflife.com, and compose music for use in the church.
Ray Kanoun, Assistant Pastor
Pastor Ray Kanoun began serving as the director of our Senior Ambassador’s ministry in August 2005. He was born in Detroit, MI, and served in the US Navy. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Bible and studied at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. Pastor Kanoun served in military missions in Ohio and New Jersey and has pastored 5 churches in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. He and his wife Mildred have three children, five grandchildren, and one great granddaughter. His hobbies include Amateur Radio, stamp collecting, and playing keyboard musical instruments.
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