Pastor Jim1Reverend Jim Laupp – Pastor

Pastor Jim has over 20 years of experience in ministry.  He and his family came to First Baptist Fort Dodge at the beginning of 2010 after serving in Northwest Pennsylvania for 6 years.  Before that, he served 2 churches in Michigan, his home state.

He attended Grand Rapids Baptist College (now Cornerstone University) in Grand Rapids, MI, graduating with a B.A. in Religion (pre-Seminary program) in 1991.  He attended Grand Rapids Theological Seminary after graduation pursuing a Masters of Theological Studies (New Testament).  He and his wife, Mary Jo, have been married 25 years and have four children, Esther (24), Margaret (22), Janessa (20) and Jay (19).

You can contact him directly via email @

Andrea Hanse – Office Manager

Andrea began as office manager in August 2012.


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