Senior Pastor

Josh Gottman

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Bro. Josh joined the staff at First Baptist in January 2016.  He received his undergraduate from Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, MO, and his M.Div from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  Before coming to First Baptist Trenton, Josh has served churches in the Hannibal, MO area and most recently as a Pastor in Southern Illinois.  He is married to Christy and has four children, Norah, Seth, Lucy, and Guy.  Josh is a Cardinal fan in Royal country, and loves to play golf.


Associate Pastor to Families

Andrew Bertram

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Andrew joined the staff at First Baptist in February 2018.  He received his undergraduate from The University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, KY, and his M.Div from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  Before coming to First Baptist Trenton, Andrew has served churches in the central Kentucky area and most recently as an Interim Pastor in Southern Indiana.  He is married to Sara, they have a son, Isaiah, and a boxer named BoBo.  Andrew is a Los Angeles Dodgers and Pittsburgh Steelers fan, and enjoys going to the zoo.

Worship Leader

Sara Keck

Sara Keck joined the staff at FBC October 2020. Sara received a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Hannibal-LaGrange University. She has been leading worship since 1997 at various youth, college and women’s events throughout Missouri and the southeast region of the United States. Sara is married to Josh and they have three children, Allison, Jackson, and Nathan

Administrative Assistant

Sandy Stevens

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Sandy has been on staff at First Baptist since 2002.  She and her husband Randy raised three boys, Tim, Brent, and Scott here in Trenton.  Sandy roots for the Royals and Chiefs and enjoys time with her family, especially her grandkids.  


Bob Burchett

Bob has been custodian at First Baptist since 2009 after retiring from Trenton Foods.  He and his wife Elaine have three sons and five grandchildren. Bob cheers for the Chiefs and Royals but you will most likely find him at a Trenton Bulldogs sporting event cheering on his grandsons. 


Son Shine Daycare Director

Kali Cool

Kali has been the director at Sonshine Day Center since April 2012. She received her Bachelors from The University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, MO with an early childhood and elementary education degree. She is married to Kameron and they have four children, Kannon, Karigan, Karter, and Kynser. Kali is a St. Louis Cardinals fan and enjoys yoga and spending time with her family.


First Baptist

Bob Burchett

Steve Caldwell

Jim Coffman

Kenny Ewing

Alan Ferguson

Mike George

Dennis Gutshall

Roy Jackson

Duane Johnson

Ray Johnson

Ron McCullough

Jim McGowan

Jeff Smith

Larry Smith

  August 2021  
This Week's Events


Crafty Ladies
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM


FBC Student Ministry
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Adult Bible Study
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Starts @ 6 pm
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