Rev. Mayra Castaneda, Senior pastor

Rev. Mayra Castaneda, M.Div., M.A.C.E

Pastor Mayra loves the Lord Jesus Christ with all her heart, soul, strength and mind and strives to love God’s people with compassion. She leans into shepherding the congregation with an open heart, open ear and open door for wonderful conversations to happen on all things daily life and faith matters. A lifelong learner and teacher, Pastor Mayra delights teaching and equipping all for the faithful and fruitful mission of the church to spread the hopeful and peaceful message of Jesus and to make an impact in our community, our nation and the world through hands-on service. 

Michael Rosin, Director of Music Ministries

Michael Rosin is from Westfield, NJ. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition and Theory from the John J. Cali School of Music at Montclair State University, and a Master's degree in Composition at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He has served as the Director of Music Ministries at FBC Westfield since June 2016. All of FBC's musical offerings can be found on the church's YouTube account.

Rosin is also active as a writer and Music Historian, writing for New York's classical music radio station, WQXR, the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra and The New Jersey Festival Orchestra, where he provides program notes and lectures. He and his twin brother, Justin, who is also an active musician at FBC, run a private music studio right here in Westfield, NJ.

Glen Brown, Youth Ministries Coordinator

Glen Brown Youth Ministries Coordinator On any given Sunday, you'll find Glen in worship playing the guitar and drums and in service to the Lord. You'll also see him busy with the youth planning exciting group activities, outings, Bible studies and mission projects. 

Nancy Lambros, Church Administrator

Nancy Lambros Church Administrator Nancy believes this was God's calling to work and worship here at Frist Baptist. Nancy has worked for First Baptist since 1994. She has four grown daughters and all are members here as well. 

Monica Cano, Custodian

Monica joined our team back in April 2015 as our daily custodian. She is married and the mother of two girls.

Rintu, English as a Second Language (ESL) Ministry Coordinator

Rintu loves working with people!  Her commitment to this program is invaluable and having her on staff is such a gift.  

Devin James Araujo, Sound Aid/Production Manager

Devin has been part of the FBC family ever since he was a boy.  He's excited to be working alongside of Michael making the slides for music and working with the sound equipment every week.  He loves seeing the people worship and praise the Lord most High.