Pastor Shawn has been the teaching pastor at Kento-Boo since February 2014. He has been married to his wife Nicole for twenty one years and they have five children Broc, Rebecca, Natalie, Sophia, and Bryson. Pastor Shawn is a graduate of Ohio Mid-Western College, holding a B.A. in Pastoral Ministries. He has also received his M.A. in biblical Counseling and an M.A. in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is currently finishing up his DEd.Min in leadership at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is driven by a passionate commitment to see people succeed in every area of life. That passion, along with enthusiasm, genuine love for people and effective teaching has fueled his ministry. Through his principled leadership, he is leading Kento-Boo in a new direction where we are Elder led, Deacon served, Team driven, and congregationally approved. Pastor Shawn’s primary passion is teaching God’s Word to powerfully advance the message of Christ and His kingdom.
Bro. Phil first attended Kento-Boo Baptist Church in 1955, at the age of 6, and attended regularly until he started college. He was out of church for several years and returned in 1983. He accepted the Lord as his Savior at Kento-Boo Baptist Church on December 2, 1984, and was baptized in believer’s baptism.He became active in church and have served the Lord in the following ways
He has been a Yolkfellow since March 31, 1996. He married Mary Ann Congleton Beetem on September 9, 1978, and they have one daughter Hollee Michelle Beetem, as well as a son from a previous marriage, Phillip Derron
Beetem. He loves the Lord and have tried to serve Him in whatever capacity called.
Jerry Hines has served as a Yolkfellow at Kento-Boo Baptist Church since December of 2007. He has been married to his wife, Linda, since 1969. They have two children and three grandchildren.
Brother Ron has been a Christian since 1984. He has served as a Yolkfellow for the past twelve years. He has been married to his wife, Joyce, for 37 years and they have one child.
Brother Dennis serves as a Deacon at Kento-Boo. He and his wife, Helen both contribute greatly to Kento-Boo. Not only does Helen teach Sunday School, but she is also our church Hostess.
After being raised in another denomination for most of this his life, Brother Larry came to Kento-Boo in 1996. After his first visit he knew that God was instilling a piece of mind in him which he had been seeking for many years. Brother Larry begun to see that God was calling him to serve as a deacon in 1997. He has been married to his wife Diane, for 43 years. They have a son and two beautiful grandchildren. Brother Larry & and his wife Diane can be seen teaching the College & Carrer class on Sunday mornings for Sunday School.
Ron Wilson starting attending Kento-Boo Baptist Church around 1990. He became a member in 1998. He became a Yolkfellow in 2001 and was ordained and became a deacon in 2004.
Children's Department: Susan Hogan
Choir Ministry: Susan Hogan
Church Hostess: Helen Meyer
Decoration's Ministry: Ruby Huff
Drama Ministry: Carol Redd
First Impression Team: Rick Harris
Kitchen/Bereavement Ministry: Ron Wilson
Praise Team: Heather Nix
Senior Adults Ministry: Phil Beetem
Sunday School: Mary Jane Schopp
Technology Ministry: Rick Harris
Trustees: Phil Beetem
WMU: Ina Fenton
Youth Department: Meagan Stehlin