Staff & Contact Info
Buechel Park Baptist Church
2403 Hikes LaneLouisville, KY 40218
Don Rogers, Pastor
Don began as pastor at Buechel Park in 2000, after serving two churches in North Carolina. His educational journey includes graduating from Furman Univesity (BA,1980), 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.
Jacob Cook, Minister of Music
Info coming soon.
Sara Clarke, 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 engaged to Neal Turpin and enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing the flute, and working out at the YMCA. email Sara
Valarie Shoulta, Administrative Assistant
Valarie joined the Buechel Park Baptist staff in April 2013. Previously she served as the Administrative Assistant for the Kentucky Baptist Fellowship. Valarie graduated from the University of Louisville in 2004 with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology. Valarie lives in Mt. Washington, KY with her husband, Jeremy, and their daughter, Maggie. She enjoys reading, running, canning, and camping. email Valarie
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 9) and Michaela (age 5).
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