Pastor W. S. Owens


Pastor Whitney Scott Owens was saved as a seven year old boy in his family home. After high school he began college at Marietta College where he met the love of his life and future wife Tara; later transferring to The Ohio State University to finish out his undergraduate work. After college he began a career in the global food manufacturing arena which allowed for him and Mrs. Owens to move around the country from the east coast to the south west working in his career. At the age of 33 Pastor Owens gave up his career and enrolled in Bible College following God's call to preach, earning his bachelor of Ministry. In Bible College he began to work as the Assistant Pastor at the Canal Fulton Baptist Church and upon the retirement of the serving Pastor, he was called and accepted the position of Sr. Pastor in 2016. Today, he and Mrs. Owens have three boys and love serving the LORD at CFBC. 



Pastor Justin Couch


Justin Couch came on board at CFBC in 2024 with over 16 years experience in the ministry. He currently oversees the church's music program and teen department,  as well as being a Spirit filled preacher of God's Word. Pastor Couch also serves as the Chaplain for the Brimefield Police Department. 



Mrs. Tara Owens


Aside from her role as Pastor's wife, Sunday School teacher and all around planner extraordinare Mrs. Owens has faithfully taken the church nursery under her wing to help make sure that the youngest souls in our church are in a safe, enjoyable and loving setting.  Workers in the nursery are scheduled in a weekly rotation, with support aids and back up workers in place to help ensure coverage across every service, while maintaining the highest level of care and concern for this special department. 


Mrs. Amanda Dettweiler


Mrs. Amanda Detweiller serves as our church treasurer. Working as a branch manager for a national bank chain throughout the week, she has proven perfectly capable at maintaining control, tracking and accountable review of God's financial resources given through our church.  She also serves as our Wednesday night children's F.A.I.T.H. CLUB coordinator. 


Mrs. Candace Hale


Mrs. Candace "Candy" serves faithful as our church financial secretary ensuring accurate book keeping of individual members giving for their private records. She is an invaluable member of our counting team and faithfully demonstrates confidentiality and trustworthiness.



Mrs. Doris McVey


Ensuring accurate and specific recording of all church business and review meetings, Mrs. Doris helps keep us on track as a busy church, always endeavoring to move forward. 




Men of the church, from different walks of life and experience, who have demonstrated a desire to serve and help strengthen the pastor with advice and council as he endeavors to follow God's leading for our church.  


From Left to Right: Adam Dettweiler, Forrest May, Bob McDaniels, Bill Hale.