As Baptists, we believe that every Christian is uniquely gifted to build up and serve the church, and that the leadership of the church is a responsibility shared by all who are called by God and the congregation.


Our staff is called to equip and enable the ministry of all believers here at Gibbon Baptist Church.

Pastor // Taylor Shippy, pastortaylor@gibbonbaptist.org

Secretary // Kay Johnson, office@gibbonbaptist.org

Custodian // Sandy Smallfoot

Ministry Directors

Ministry directors are appointed by our elected leadership to provide direction to specific areas of ministry at Gibbon Baptist.

AWANA Co-Commander // Sheri Lyons

AWANA Co-Commander // DeeDee Muhlbach

Head Usher // Greg Jones

Music Director //

Youth Group Director // Pastor Taylor Shippy

Elected Leadership

Elected leaders are key leaders at Gibbon Baptist who are put in their position by vote of the members.

Lay Moderator // Jane Gangwish

Church Clerk // Jean Widdowson

Treasurer // Jolene Holl

Financial Secretary // Erin Herter

Education Ministry Director // Nancy Wellensiek

Board of Deacons: // Colby Clevenger, Dan Clevenger, Mike Gangwish, David Benge, Joe Widdowson, Sheri Lyons*

Board of Finance: // Gilberta Eatherton, Rod Gangwish, Cheryl Clevenger*

Board of Missions: // Libby Volf*, Jodi Petersen, JoAnn Ash

Board of Trustees: // Sonni Benge, Chris Petersen, Steve Codner*, Glen Schrage, Shawn Sexson, Don Wellensiek

* = Chairperson

updated 10/12/21