Pastor Darrin Wright - Senior Pastor
Pastor Darrin is a graduate of West Virginia University with a B.S. in Business Administration with Accounting and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a M. Div. in Christian Education. He and his family have called Wheeling their home since 2003. Pastor Darrin enjoys coffee, books, sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Laura Surface - Worship Leader
Laura has served as the Worship Leader at FBC since 2006. She and her husband, Fred, reside in St. Clairsville, Ohio. She holds a B.S. in Parks and Recreation with a minor in Music from Alderson Broaddus University and Master's degerees in Therapeutic Recreation from Penn State University and Special Education from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. Laura enjoys cooking, painting, singing, playing piano, flute, and guitar, and spending time with her family. She has a passion for singing songs to God's own heart and worshipping her Savior in Spirit and in truth.
Jennifer Oyler - Secretary
Jennifer graduated from West Liberty University in 2008 with a Music Degree. She taught music in Phoenix, Arizona before moving back to the area to work at a local college. She recently started working for the church and loves the opportunity to serve our church family.
Cindy Frank - Children's Director
Cindy has been the children’s director at First Baptist since 2000. She and her husband Bill reside outside of the Elm Grove area of Wheeling and they have three grown children, Tiffany, Tim, and Matthew. Cindy is a graduate of West Liberty University and has done graduate work at West Virginia University and Ohio University. She is currently certified in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, and Christian Education. Cindy is also currently employed by Ohio County Schools.
Brenda Delgado - Bookkeeper
Brenda has been attending First Baptist Church for approximately 18 years and has been serving as the Bookkeeper for about 7 years. She graduated from West Liberty University with a degree in Medical Technology. She is humbled by the grace and mercy of her savior Jesus Christ and the favor he has granted in gifting her with three beautiful daughters, Courtney, Aryelle and Cecilea. Brenda enjoys reading and shares her time her husband, Edgar, Isaac, her grandchildren, and with many foster children.
Dave Wiselka - Custodian
Dave has been serving us at FBC since 2014. Dave and his family live in Bridgeport, Ohio where his son attends Bridgeport High School. Dave's wife works at Kroger as a Bakery Clerk and has worked for Kroger for 26 years.