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Buechel Park Baptist Church
2403 Hikes Lane, Louisville, KY 40218
(502) 452-9541
fax (502) 452-1023

Ministerial Staff 

Don Rogers, Pastor

Don began as a pastor at Buechel Park in 2000, after serving two churches in North Carolina.  His educational journey includes graduating from Furman University (BA, 1080), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity, 1984) and Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (Doctor of Ministry, 2007). He has completed four units of Clinical Pastoral Education. Don served on the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship Coordinating Council, as Moderator in 2010-2011. He is married to Debbie, a school teacher in Jefferson County Public Schools, and they have four grown children. Don enjoys reading, playing the guitar and piddling around the yard and house.
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Sara Clarke Turpin, Associate Pastor of Spiritual Formation

Sara joined the Buechel Park Baptist staff in March 2013, having previously served as a youth minister for almost four years.  She graduated from Georgetown College (BA & BS, 2009) and Baptist Seminary of Kentucky (Master of Divinity, 2013) and has completed one unit of Clinical Pastoral Education. Sara is currently involved in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship as a CBF Fellow and on Current's Leadership Team. She serves on the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship Coordinating Council as chair of the Ministries Work Group and is a contributor to Youth Ministry Conversations' blog and Bible study resource. Sara is married to Neal and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing the flute, and working out at the YMCA. email Sara


Jacob Cook, Minister of Music

Info coming soon.

Support Staff


 Leigh Meers, Administrative Assistant 

Leigh joined the Buechel Park Baptist staff in May 2014.  She brings over 17 years’ experience as a meeting and conference planner/senior administrative assistant, serving at a religious denomination’s national offices in Louisville.   email Leigh




Howard Aubrey, Facilities Manager

Howard joined the Buechel Park Baptist staff in June, 1994.  Previously he was custodian at St. Matthews Baptist Church in Louisville.  Howard enjoys "taking care of [his] people at Buechel Park." 








Brenda McDade, pianist

Brenda joined the Buechel Park staff in February 2010. Previously, she was the pianist at Midlane Park Baptist Church. Brenda started taking piano lessons when she was 7.  She studied piano as a Music Major at the University of Kentucky for 2 1/2 years.  She enjoys spending time with her son Tommy and two young grandsons. Brenda works full time as a receptionist at a Debt Restructuring Firm in downtown Louisville.







 Vacant, organist 






Nicole Davis, Parents' Day Out Program Director

Nicole began working at Parents Day Out in May, 2000.  She became the Program Director in 2004. Nicole graduated from Sullivan University in 2013 with an Associate of Science Degree in Early Childhood Education, The Professional Nanny Diploma, and has earned the Kentucky Early Childhood Director's Credential Certificate.  She loves working with young children and seeing the world through their eyes. email Nicole