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About Us

Our staff

Rev. Mayra Castañeda

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

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 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


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

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