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First Baptist Church Long Prairie Staff

First Baptist Church Long Prairie is blessed to have a staff who are truly dedicated to Christ and accomplishing His will.

Matt Stacey

Senior Pastor

Matt is married to Lori and has (are you ready for this?) TEN CHILDREN! Luke, Katie, Ted, Paul, Julianna, Jack, Dan, Emily, and the twins Rosie & Josie. Matt is the Lead Pastor at First Baptist church, and is responsible for overseeing the whole ministry with a personal emphasis on leadership and the leadership teams as well as his passion of teaching the Word. His desire is to see everyone grow in a Real Active Personal Relationship with the God of the Universe. Outside of family and ministry he enjoys coaching wrestling, wood working, esp. turning, IH Scouts, and the wild places of the world whether that is hiking, camping, photography, or following a bird dog through the fall cattails.

Contact Info:
Church Phone: 320-732-2179
Cell Phone: 360-560-4043
Email: Matt@Fbclongprairie.org
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Matt is married to Lori and has (are you ready for this?) TEN CHILDREN! Luke, Katie, Ted, Paul, Julianna, Jack, Dan, Emily, and the twins Rosie & Josie. Matt is the Lead Pastor at First Baptist church, and is responsible for overseeing the whole ministry with a personal emphasis on leadership and the leadership teams as well as his passion of teaching the Word. His desire is to see everyone grow in a Real Active Personal Relationship with the God of the Universe. Outside of family and ministry he enjoys coaching wrestling, wood working, esp. turning, IH Scouts, and the wild places of the world whether that is hiking, camping, photography, or following a bird dog through the fall cattails.

Contact Info:
Church Phone: 320-732-2179
Cell Phone: 360-560-4043
Email: Matt@Fbclongprairie.org
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Jackson Standafer

Student Ministry Pastor

Jackson and his wife Kelsey got married in Septermber of 2018 and moved to Long Prairie shortly after. They have two sons Daniel (2 years old) and MacGregor (1 year old). The two of them met while playing in a summer worship band at Camp Lebanon. Jackson joined our Church Staff as the Director of Family Ministries In the fall of 2018, and transitioned into the role of Student Ministry Pastor in the summer of 2021. Jackson's ministry focuses on the spiritual growth of students in Preschool all the way through High School. His desire is to build lasting relationships with the Families and Students in our community and see each of them come to know the greatness of our God and worship Jesus passionately as their Lord and Savior! Jackson loves spending time with his family and enjoys playing instruments of all kinds, board games, hunting, fishing, campfires, and cheering for Minnesota sports teams.

Contact Info:
Church Phone: 320-732-2179
Cell Phone: 715-530-3602
Email: jackson@fbclongprairie.org

Click here to view the Children's Ministry page!
Click here to view the Youth Ministry page!

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Jackson and his wife Kelsey got married in Septermber of 2018 and moved to Long Prairie shortly after. They have two sons Daniel (2 years old) and MacGregor (1 year old). The two of them met while playing in a summer worship band at Camp Lebanon. Jackson joined our Church Staff as the Director of Family Ministries In the fall of 2018, and transitioned into the role of Student Ministry Pastor in the summer of 2021. Jackson's ministry focuses on the spiritual growth of students in Preschool all the way through High School. His desire is to build lasting relationships with the Families and Students in our community and see each of them come to know the greatness of our God and worship Jesus passionately as their Lord and Savior! Jackson loves spending time with his family and enjoys playing instruments of all kinds, board games, hunting, fishing, campfires, and cheering for Minnesota sports teams.

Contact Info:
Church Phone: 320-732-2179
Cell Phone: 715-530-3602
Email: jackson@fbclongprairie.org

Click here to view the Children's Ministry page!
Click here to view the Youth Ministry page!

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Jenni Powell

Secretary

Jenni has been faithfully serving as the secretary at First Baptist Church since 2002. She and her husband Steve Powell have two fur babies: a great big black lab named Chance, and a black cat named Dusty. Jenni has been a part of FBC since attending as a little girl, so her roots run deep with this church family. Jenni is thankful for the opportunity to work with such a great group of people, and is grateful for the support she has received from her church family after becoming ill, during diagnosis, treatment, and her healing process.

Contact Info:
Church Phone: 320-732-2179
Email: Jenni@Fbclongprairie.Org
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Jenni has been faithfully serving as the secretary at First Baptist Church since 2002. She and her husband Steve Powell have two fur babies: a great big black lab named Chance, and a black cat named Dusty. Jenni has been a part of FBC since attending as a little girl, so her roots run deep with this church family. Jenni is thankful for the opportunity to work with such a great group of people, and is grateful for the support she has received from her church family after becoming ill, during diagnosis, treatment, and her healing process.

Contact Info:
Church Phone: 320-732-2179
Email: Jenni@Fbclongprairie.Org
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Harley Hollenbeck

Custodian

Harley is married to his lovely wife Kitie. Together they have five adult children and currently have nine grandchildren with another on the way! Harley works full-time at Cathedral Press here in Long Prairie, and considers himself self-employed here at the church where he performs janitorial duties as directed by the Trustee board. Harley considers it his mission to help provede a clean and appealing place for worship, as well as helping with community activities which the church opens its doors for in order to serve the greater community.

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Harley is married to his lovely wife Kitie. Together they have five adult children and currently have nine grandchildren with another on the way! Harley works full-time at Cathedral Press here in Long Prairie, and considers himself self-employed here at the church where he performs janitorial duties as directed by the Trustee board. Harley considers it his mission to help provede a clean and appealing place for worship, as well as helping with community activities which the church opens its doors for in order to serve the greater community.

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