Meet Our Staff Members

First Baptist Church’s staff is commited to assist you in your path of discipleship. We are here to help you grow in faith and Godliness as we follow our Savior Jesus Christ, through the power of the Holy Spirit, and for the glory of God the Father. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or if we can help you in any way.

Daniel Bellavia

Senior Pastor
Rev. Daniel W. Bellavia has served as the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo since 2007. He has served Baptist Churches in the State of Ohio since 1990. Rev. Bellavia received his Masters of                                                          Divinity from the United … more

Office Phone: 419-865-9171
Email: viabell@aol.com
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/daniel.bellavia.7
Twitter: @BellaviaDan


Rene` Ackerman

Director of Music and Worship Arts
Rene’ Ackerman is the Director of Music and Worship Arts at The First Baptist Church of Greater Toledo. Rene’ is a graduate of Defiance College with a dual major in Music – Performance and Art – Design. During  her formative … more


Krista Pelland

Office Manager/Financial Coordinator
Krista Pelland has been serving as the Church Secretary of First Baptist since 1997. Since that time she has grown into multiple duties and responsibilities within the church office and is currently serving as the                                                Office Manager/Financial … more

Office Phone: 419-865-9171
Email: krista@fbcogt.com
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/krista.likepelland


Julie Huber

Accounts Payable Coordinator
Julie Huber has served as the Accounts Payable Coordinator since 2007. She has a Bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and is well experienced in small business and non-profit                                                                accounting. She manages all accounts … more

Office Phone: 419-865-9171
Email: julie@fbcogt.com


Ed Grable

Director of Outreach & Development

Office Phone: 419-865-9171