Pastor Jason Plumer has served at First Baptist Church since May 2015. His passion is to see families joyfully advance the kingdom of God by making much of Jesus in the church, community, and home. He has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Public Administration and Political Science from Winona State University in MN, and a Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He and his wife Stacy were married in 2002. They have five vivacious children Naomi, Ethan, Abigail, Abram, and Elias. Pastor Jason enjoys reading, playing the piano, outdoor sports such as golf and tennis, and sitting on his porch on summer evenings.
Worship & Youth Leader
Sonny Barret is the husband of Audra Barret. Sonny was raised in Lafayette, LA. He came to St. Louis in 1993. He served as an Associate Pastor of Music and Youth at Rock Hill Baptist Church. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Music and a Minor in Psychology from Louisiana College and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Missouri Saint Louis. He holds a Master's Degree in exercise Physiology from Louisiana Tech University and a Master's in Nurse Anesthesia from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He currently works in Anesthesia as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL.
Dan King is the husband of Tami King and has been blessed with four beautiful children (Levi, Malachi, Moriah, and Isaac). Dan serves FBCL in several capacities. He has served our youth and families, as well as, the moderator for our business meetings. Dan has faithful served the office of deacon since 2015. Dan is the owner of Kingdom Auto and loves helping young families grow in their relationship with Christ.
George Anderson is the husband of Vickie Anderson. He has served FBCL as a deacon for over 18 years. He has 8 children, 4 at home and 4 grown. He served as pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Worden, IL, and retired from working in the coal mines. He taken courses via correspondence from both SBC schools and Effectual World Harvest Institute.
Joshua Anderson is the husband of Jill Anderson. They have been married 17 years. They have two children, Owen and Susie. Josh teaches Adult Sunday School and has served the office of deacon faithfully since 2013. Josh works for the state of Illinois. He tries to live by his life verse, "Be alert, stand firm in the faith, be brave and strong. Your every action must be done with love (1 Corinthians 16:13-14)."
Administrative Assistant/Special Events
Retha attends Southside church in Litchfield where she teaches the middle school class and sings with the praise team. She loves working at FBC Litchfield and serving the Kingdom of God. Retha has an associates degree in theatre and hopes to work for the Jim Henson Company some day. She lives in Litchfield with her mother and her dog, Cyd Charisse.
Lisa has been on staff only since October 2015, however, has served others here through the youth & children's ministry as well as done mission work locally and across the country & world. Lisa and her husband Dave have been married since 2004. They have 7 grown children. Dave is the owner/operator of Ours Auto Repair on S. Old Route 66, Litchfield. They enjoy spending their free time with family and friends.
Jason Nockman is the husband of Jeanie Nockman. They have three beautiful children, Rilynne, Bill, and Shelbea. Jason has faithfully served FBCL as a part-time custodian since 2017.
Hank Leimanen is the husband of Angie Leimanen. Hank and Angie have faithfully served FBCL in hospitality, sound and media, and as a part-time custodian.