Pastor - Dr. Gary Hirth
Pastor Hirth founded Ann Arbor Baptist Church in February 1979. He is a graduate of FaithWay Baptist College of Ypsilanti, Michigan. In addition to his devotion to pastoring, he speaks from time to time at special meetings and conferences.
He married Joy VanGelderen in 1987. Joy passed away with cancer in February 2010.
Assistant - John Burtt
John Burtt is involved in keeping the church running, from visitation to office work to maintenance. He and his wife, Lynn, have 14 children.
Secretary - Miss Rachel Burtt
Rachel handles much of the secretarial work involved in the organization of the church and the various activities.
Director of Special Music - Samuel Joshua
Samuel directs the church choir and chamber orchestra. He earned his master's degree in music composition at Eastern Michigan University.
Evangelist - Dr. John Van Gelderen
John Van Gelderen is involved in full-time evangelism, along with his wife, Mary Lynn, and son. Information about his ministry is available on his website:www.johnvangelderen.com