Dave Grotzke, Senior Pastor
Pastor Pete Erickson has been the youth pastor at First Baptist Church since 2005. He received his Bachelor’s Degree with a major in history education and a minor in physical education from Pensacola Christian College in Pensacola, Florida. He began teaching at Lake Region Christian School in 2005. He then took the position as youth pastor during the following summer of 2005. Pastor Pete has been active in the community speaking and serving in various capacities. Pastor Pete and his wife Amy have been active in teaching Sunday school, junior church, AWANA, nursery, and various other responsibilities within the local church. They are the parents of four wonderful children. Amy taught kindergarten at Lake Region Christian School for nine years before staying home with their children. Pastor Pete’s preaching and teaching to the youth is both applicable and easy to understand, as well as relevant to what is going on in society and their personal lives. His desire is to influence youth to come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ and grow in their relationship with Christ.