Staff


Bro. Gary Brown - Lead Pastor

Pastor Brown was born and raised in Eastern Kentucky. He graduated from Hazelgreen Academy in 1976 and attended Bible College in Cincinnati Ohio. He has been a senior pastor for 41 years in Kentucky and Ohio. Pastor Brown has been ordained with the First Church of God for 41 years with a total of 15 years in Bellefontaine. He is blessed to be married to his wife, Noretta, for 42 years. They have 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren.






Bro. Ray Headings - Senior Adult Pastor





Shantell Newcomb - Office Manager/Church Treasurer/Daycare Treasurer

Shantell was born and raised in Logan county. She graduated from Jackson Center High School in 1988. She and her husband, Marty, were married in 1989. They have 4 children; Nathan, Abigail, Elizabeth and Zachary and 7 grandchildren. She has attended BFCOG since October of 2011. Shantell has been employed with BFCOG since 2015.






Ashley Nichelson - Church Office Assistant

Ashley grew up in Hardin County, graduating from Kenton High School in 2000. She then received a BS in Athletic Training from Wilmington College in 2004. Ashley was employed as a Licensed Athletic Trainer from 2005-2018. She was led to BFCOG in 2017 and has been a regular attendee ever since. Ashley has worked in the Church office since Novemer of 2019. Ashley is married to Scott and they reside in Logan County with their 2 children, Nora and Liam.






Drew Sutherin - Children's Ministry Director/Daycare Assistant Director








Lisa Snapp - Children's Ministry Assistant








Andrea Torsell - Noah's Ark Daycare Executive Director