Rev. Jacob McGuire was called to serve as head Pastor in January 2014. Jake and his wife Rachel reside in Bristol with their children Esther, Spencer, Bruce , and Ian.
Jake earned his Masters of Divinity at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and received a Bachelors of Science in Finance and Economics at Lake Superior State University.
Pastor Jake and Rachel’s first experience with ministry started as campus ministers at Anchor House. Years later, Jake felt the Lord’s call to pastoral ministry and enrolled in seminary while he served under Rev. Terry Morgan as an ordained deacon, and was a Sunday school teacher and preacher at Woodlawn Baptist Church, Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
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Mike Del Tatto and his wife Karen reside in Bristol and have two children and three grandchildren.
Mike began serving as Associate Pastor in January 2019 with a focus on Sunday School, Small Group Ministry and visitation. Karen serves in the women’s ministry.
Michael earned his Masters of Divinity at Bethel Seminary of the East and received a Bachelors of Science at Roger Williams University in Marine Biology.
Prior to coming to First Baptist Church, Mike served as deacon at Rehoboth Baptist Church, pastored North Christian Church in Dighton, Massachusetts, and he was the Director of Christian Education at Barrington Baptist Church where his wife Karen also served as a Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) mentor and Women’s Bible Study facilitator.