Fern Creek Baptist Church

Our Staff

SEEKING: Fern Creek Baptist Church is seeking part-time and/or full-time Ministerial Staff in the following areas: Music, Youth, Children, or Education. According to the applicant’s gifts and skills, two of these areas could be combined for a full-time position. Applicants must exemplify a growing relationship with God, spiritual maturity, responsible authority, fervent evangelism, sound theology, and effective communication skills with all age groups. Applicants should have experience and education in ministry. Anyone seeking the music position must be an excellent musician, worship leader, and educator. Send resumes to: Fern Creek Baptist Church, Attention: Personnel Committee, 5920 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40291, or email to linda@ferncreekbaptist.org. Resumes will be received through June 15, 2022. Questions? Call 239-0316 ext. 103 (Linda Barnes Popham, Pastor).

SEEKING: Fern Creek Baptist Church is seeking a full-time Office Coordinator / Secretary for Fern Creek Baptist Church. Applicant must be a spiritually mature Christian and active church member, have strong computer skills, and preferably have church office experience. The applicant must be highly skilled in Word, Publisher, Excel, PowerPoint, Website Management, and Church Software Programs. Send resumes to: Fern Creek Baptist Church, Attention: Personnel Committee, 5920 Bardstown Road, Louisville, KY 40291, or email to linda@ferncreekbaptist.org. Resumes will be received through June 15, 2022. Questions? Call 239-0316 ext. 103 (Linda Barnes Popham, Pastor).

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Rev. Linda Barnes Popham
Pastor
Telephone: 502-239-0316 Ext. 103
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Linda Barnes Popham began her ministry at Fern Creek Baptist Church in March 1983 as Minister of Music and Youth. Later her role transitioned to Minister of Music and Education and then to Interim Pastor in August 1990. She was called as Pastor in April 1993. Linda, a native of Sheffield, Alabama, is a graduate of the University of North Alabama and of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Linda has served on church staffs in various capacities in Alabama and Kentucky since the age of 16. Linda married George Popham in October 2001 and inherited two step-sons and daughters-in-law. George and Linda have four grandchildren. Linda's greatest passion is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with others.

Rev. Steve Skaggs
Interim Minister of Music

Telephone: 502-239-0316 Ext. 111 Email

Steven Skaggs has served as a minister in Kentucky Baptist churches for over 35 years. He began his ministry at his home church, Mt. Tabor Baptist, near Buffalo, Kentucky, before serving as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church in Tompkinsville, Valley View Baptist in Vine Grove, and Immanuel Baptist in Paducah. Steve most recently served as Senior Pastor of Muldraugh Hill Baptist, Lebanon, where he had previously been Minister of Music and Youth in the 1980s. He holds degrees from Campbellsville University and Southern Seminary. Steve, recently retired from full-time ministry, now feels a call to assist churches through interim service. He and his wife, Shirley, reside in Hodgenville. Their son, Matt, is a high school band director in Lexington. He and his wife, Melissa, have one daughter, Katie Beth.

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Terri Bosemer
Child Development Center Director

Telephone: 502-239-0316 Ext. 108 Email


Terri Bosemer has been with the Fern Creek Baptist Church Child Development Center since 2001 and has served in every capacity from a Teacher to Administrative Assistant and then to Assistant Director. Terri then became the Director of the CDC in 2009. Terri has been in the field of Early Childhood Development most of her adult life. She has a clear vision of the purpose and future of our Center. Terri and her husband, Keith, have three children: Patrick, Corey, and Paige.

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Joellen Johnston
Organist

Joellen Tyler Johnston joined the staff of Fern Creek Baptist Church in March 2006. She is a native of Louisville and lives in Jeffersontown. Previously Joellen was the organist for ten years at Eastern Parkway Baptist and nearly eighteen years at Beechmont Baptist Church. She is a graduate of the University of Louisville and a local historian who has been a regular history columnist for two Spencer County newspapers. In 1997 she wrote Jeffersontown, Kentucky: The First 200 Years which was published by the city of Jeffersontown in celebration of their bicentennial.

Karen Love
Pianist

Karen Love has been a member and pianist of Fern Creek Baptist Church since January, 2020 (after being part-time pianist since 2012). Karen previously was pianist or organist at churches in Kentucky, Ohio, and Tennessee. She graduated from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music (University of Cincinnati) in 1981 and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1983. Karen and her late husband Dave were married for 32 years and their two adult sons are Drew and Caleb.

Donna Grimes
Interim Office Coordinator
Telephone: 502-239-0316 Ext. 100
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Jodie Towles
Bookkeeper
Telephone: 502-239-0316 Ext. 102
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Jodie Towles has been a member at Fern Creek Baptist Church since 2001. She has served as Bookkeeper since October 2011. Jodie previously served as Stewardship Chairperson and Treasurer. She graduated from Sullivan University in June 1996 with a Bachelor in Accounting and in March 2000 with her MBA. Jodie and her husband, Chris, currently teach 3rd and 4th grade Sunday School. They were married at Fern Creek Baptist Church in April 2006. They have one daughter, Emma Rae.

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Sherese Caldwell
Director of Facilities
Telephone: 502-239-0316 Ext. 104
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Sherese Caldwell joined the staff of Fern Creek Baptist Church in January 2021. Sherese was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. After predominantly working in the healthcare field, Sherese is excited to be serving in a different area of work. She is a member of Southeast Christian Church and is an active volunteer at church, as well as in the community.

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Cassie Schitter
Director of Facilities
Telephone: Telephone: 502-239-0316 Ext. 104
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Cassie Schitter joined the staff of Fern Creek Baptist Church in January 2021. Originally from Jasper, Indiana, Cassie has lived in Louisville since 2014 and loves calling Louisville her home. Cassie is an active member of Southeast Christian Church.

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Jeannie Kern
Childcare Worker

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I lift up my eyes to the mountains where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
Psalm 121:1-2

Service Times

Sunday

  • 9:30 a.m. - Sunday School
  • 10:45 a.m. - Morning Worship
  • 6:00 p.m. - Worship / Discipleship and Missions Classes

Wednesday

  • 6:30 p.m. - Wednesday Worship / Youth Bible Study / Children's Choirs

 

Directions

5920 Bardstown Rd.
Louisville, KY 40291

Telephone: 502-239-0316
Fax: 502-239-0317

Contact Us

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 pm


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