Rick & Cynthia Wilder : Our Pastor and his Wife

Rick & Cynthia Wilder

Our Pastor and his Wife

Rick Wilder and his family started the work here in Olympia in 2002. After graduating from Pacific Coast/Heartland Baptist Bible College, he has worked in the youth/music ministries of three different churches.  Since starting the Olympia Bible Baptist Church, he has lead the church to start or help start churches in Centrailia, Tenino, Aberdeen, and Shelton.  He has also lead the church in starting a bus ministry, a Christian school, a Bible Institute, and the Triple R Ranch for troubled teen boys.  His wife is also a graduate of Pacific Coast/Heartland Baptist Bible College and is heavily involved in the ministries of the church, including the music ministry, the Christian school, and Christian counseling.

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Jonathan & Merri Copeland

Associate Pastor/School Principal

Bro. Jon is the principal of Olympia Baptist School and is involved in many ministries of the church.  He is the director of our Jr. Church program, and his wife, Merri, is the nursery director and is also in charge of our "Little Church" program.  Both are heavily involved in all areas of ministry at the church.  You can contact Bro. Jon by email at External link opens in new tab or windowjcopeland@olympiabiblebaptist.org .  You can contact Merri by email at External link opens in new tab or windowmcopeland@olympiabiblebaptist.org .

Jerry & Donna Williams

Sunday School Superintendent

     Bro Jerry was saved on September 8, 1970.  He dedicated his life to the Lord and attended Pacific Coast Baptist Bible College the following year.  He also attended Hyles-Anderson College and received a degree from High Plains Baptist Bible College in Cheyenne, WY.  He has been in ministry for over 47 years, serving in many different positions.  Bro. Jerry has been a teacher and an administrator of a Christian school, a custodian, a church building contractor, a youth pastor, an assistant pastor and a pastor.  He also served as President of Motorcycle Ministries and as chaplain of a professional football team.
     His wife, Donna, has also been serving the Lord faithfully for many years in children's ministries and music ministries.  Our church is blessed to have the Williams family as part of our staff.