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.
Megan Weston, Interim Minister of Music
Megan joined the Buechel Park staff in June 2013. Megan received her Bachelor's of Music in Music Education from the University of Kentucky in 2008 and is currently pursuing her Masters of Music from the same university. She is in her sixth year working for JCPS as Director of Choirs at Johnson Traditional Middle School. In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, musicals, and taking long naps. Megan is married to her high school sweetheart, Keith, and they have one daughter, Leah. They also have one very spoiled dog, Logan.
Andrew Noe, Minister to Children, Families, and Young Adults
Andrew joined the Buechel Park Baptist staff in August 2010. Previously he served for 5 summers for Passport camps in a variety of ministry positions. Andrew graduated from Georgetown College in 2008 with a major in Religion and a minor in Communication. In the spring of 2013, he graduated with his Master of Divinity degree from Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. Andrew lives in Georgetown, KY with his wife, Hannah, and enjoys playing basketball, watching movies, anything to do with superheroes, and eating way too much at church potlucks.
Sara Clarke, Minister with Youth
Sara joined the Buechel Park Baptist staff in March 2013. Previously she served as a youth minister for almost 4 years and as a JCPS substitute teacher. Sara graduated from Georgetown College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion with a minor in Church Music and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration: Management with a minor in Psychology. In May of 2013 she graduated with her Master of Divinity degree from Baptist Seminary of Kentucky. Sara lives in Jeffersontown, KY and enjoys reading, playing the flute, running at the Y, and spending time with her family and friends. 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, dog, Parker, and cat Lucy. She enjoys reading, running, canning, camping, and trying to save the world one recycled can at a time. 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