Camden Baptist Church   

  We preach Christ crucified. 

Pastor Larry Nocella


Pastor Larry grew up in Columbus, Ohio where he attended Memorial Baptist Church from the time he was a young boy.  He graduated from Cedarville College in 1990 and married his high school sweetheart a year later.  Together, he and his wife, Lori, have four children.  Before coming to Camden, he served as Youth Pastor at his home church for five years.  He then served in that same position at Camden Baptist                                                                  from 1994-2000 at which point he became                                                              Senior Pastor.

Assoc. Pastor Bill Kopas, Jr.


Pastor Bill has served as Associate Pastor at Camden Baptist since 2001.  He grew up in the area and graduated from Firelands High School (Go Falcons!).  While attending Cedarville College, he met his best friend, Jeanne, and they were married in June, 1991.  Later Pastor Bill attended and graduated from Grace Theological Seminary earning a Masters of Divinity.  Since that time, God has blessed them with 8 children. 

 

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I Timothy 3
...If anyone aspires to the office of overseer, he desires a noble task...

Church Secretary, Rita Marcum


Rita grew up in the area and has been attending Camden Baptist since she was 6 years old.  She has faithfully served as secretary on and off since the 1970's.  She has been full time since 1998 and the Lord has used her to bless many lives in this ministry.  Rita married Jim Marcum on May 1, 1982 and they have 2 daughters.  The Marcum's live in Wellington, Ohio.

Interim Secretary, Doris Kucia


Doris has lived in the Lorain County area most of her life.  New Russia Township has been her home since 1977 along with her husband of 42 year, Don.  She has been a member of Camden Baptist for about six years.  After retiring, Doris wanted to continue to use her secretarial skills for the Lord.  The opportunity opened up about two years ago to assist Rita, the full-time secretary, in the office.  In addition to helping out at the church, she also enjoys quilting, crafts of all kinds, and sharing her creations with family and friends.