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.

Elaina Jones

Secretary // Elaina Jones,

>> Elaina is a second-generation church secretary who has been helping keep the church organized since Summer 2004. She grew up in Gibbon and has been part of Gibbon Baptist her whole life. Elaina was dedicated in our old building and baptized in our current facility.

Kindra Shiers

Custodian // Kindra Shiers

>> Kindra lives near Gibbon. She’s been helping us keep our facility clean and organized since March 2013.

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 // Don Jones

Music Director //

Youth Group Director // Currently Vacant

Elected Leadership

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

Lay Moderator // Nancy Widdowson

Church Clerk // Elaina Jones

Treasurer // Jolene Holl

Financial Secretary // Steve Codner

Education Ministry Director // Wendy Thomas

Board of Deacons: // Colby Clevenger, Dan Clevenger, Rod Gangwish*, Randy Holl, Don Wellensiek, Joe Widdowson

Board of Finance: // Amber Gapp, Pat Manfull*

Board of Missions: // Margaret Allan, Lois Ann Brandt*, Libby Manfull

Board of Trustees: // Jeff Burmood, Jane Gangwish*, John Rice, Glen Schrage, Roger Slack

* = Chairperson

updated 6/5/2019