"Delighting in, displaying and declaring the glorious gospel of Jesus Christ"

Jerry Croyts

Pastor Jerry came to First Baptist Church of Howland in September of 2001 after accepting the call as Senior Pastor.  Prior to coming to FBCH, Jerry was a youth pastor at Mercy Baptist Church in Weirton, WV and at Suncoast Baptist Church in Port Charlotte, Florida. Jerry was born and raised in Warren, Ohio and […]

Ron Starcher

Ron began his ministry in the 1970’s as the Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church of Howland and went on to become pastor of two churches before returning to First Baptist where it all began. He is married to Lois, has 2 children and 3 grandchildren. He does not have any hobbies but enjoys books. In addition to his responsibilities at […]