All Team Members

Joanne Lucies

Joanne Lucies

Childcare Provider
Melanie Manges

Melanie Manges

Organist/Pianist
About Melanie I have served as organist/pianist at FBC Lafayette since January 2005. I grew up in a rural area near Crawfordsville, IN. Piano study was at DePauw University and in Indianapolis and later organ study at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI. I graduated from the University of Indianapolis and Indiana University. Following college I moved to Munster, Indiana…
Aurie Swartz

Aurie Swartz

Communications & Technology
Jean Sollars

Jean Sollars

Administrative Assistant

We invite anyone and everyone to attend our Sunday gatherings to study bible together. Our gathering is a time where everyone connecting with our church.

Matt Hood

Matt Hood

Director of Music Ministry

Matt Hood has served as choir director at FBC Lafayette since August 2018.  A graduate of Millikin University in Decatur, IL,  Matt is a native of Crawfordsville, IN.  He is married to Pastor Lisa and they have one fun-loving son. Matt is an accomplished tenor saxophonist and he loves music of all kinds, particularly jazz. Back in North Carolina, Matt…

Rev. Kim Brewer

Rev. Kim Brewer

Associate Pastor of Faith Development

Rev. Kim Brewer is a native of Lewisville, Texas, where she grew up and attended Texas Women’s University before moving to the Chicagoland area in 2001 with the intent of pursuing a career in the corporate world. Ten years later, after experiencing a life-changing event, she moved back to her home state of Texas to pursue a Master of Divinity…

Rev. Lisa Williams Hood

Rev. Lisa Williams Hood

Senior Pastor

Hi, y’all. I have served as pastor of FBC Lafayette since May 2017.   Before arriving in Indiana, I served in several congregations in North Carolina and Tennessee, and in many other kinds of ministries in Texas & Georgia. I’ve worked with college students, children and teenagers both within churches as well as in other capacities.   I grew up mainly…

Contact / Location

Contact info

Hours:
Monday through Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

765-742-5223
411 N 7th St, Lafayette, IN 47901
pastor@firstbaptistlafayette.org

Gathering Times

Sunday:
9:00 a.m. - Early Morning Coffee Social
9:30 a.m. - Worship
10:30 a.m. - Coffee & Fellowship
11:00 a.m. - Sunday School

Events / Calendar