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Buechel Park Baptist Church
2403 Hikes LaneLouisville, 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 currently serves 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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Jacob Cook, Minister of Music

Info coming soon.



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 married to Neal Turpin and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing the flute, and working out at the YMCA.  email Sara






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.






Kevin Vest, organist

Kevin joined the Buechel Park staff summer 2007. Kevin has been playing the organ in churches since 1990 serving at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Jefferson City, TN; West Hills Baptist Church, Knoxville, TN; and St. Matthew's Baptist Church, Louisville, KY. Kevin graduated from Carson-Newman College with a B.A. Religion and Psychology. He studied organ all four years of college under noted organist and composer, Mary Charlotte Ball. Kevin has two children, Matthew (age 13) and Michaela (age 8).







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