Pastor: Rev. Jonah Smith-Bartlett
Senior Minister: Reverend Jonah Smith-Bartlett
Jonah Smith-Bartlett has been the Senior Minister at BPCC since November 2019. He is ordained in the American Baptist Churches USA. Jonah received a Master of Arts and Theological Studies in Theology and Ethics from Union Presbyterian Seminary in 2007. He received his Master of Divinity from Yale Divinity School in 2009 where he was the second recipient of the William Sloane Coffin scholarship as well as the 2009 recipient of the YDS Preaching Award. Jonah has been a guest lecturer in preaching at Yale Divinity School as well as a fellow at Andover Newton Seminary. He also contributed articles on Mark and Luke to the Feasting on the Gospels commentary series published by Westminster John Knox Press. Rev. Smith-Bartlett previously served as an Associate Minister at the Reformed Church of Bronxville in New York and the Congregational Church of New Canaan in Connecticut. In his free time he enjoys reading and writing fiction, rooting for Oakland sports, playing in his Irish band, and spending time with his godchildren. He is married to Elizabeth Smith-Bartlett who is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church USA.
Jonah can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Choir Director: Robert Peterman
Rob brings his own extensive musical talent as well while directing our adult choir. With incredible patience, he brings out the best in everyone. The music has had a long tradition of excellence and giving glory to God at BPCC.
Nursery: Vickie Ogozaly
Vickie shares the love of Christ with our youngest people, providing gentle care during worship and study times.