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Meet Our Pastors

Steve Hollenbeck, Senior Pastor


Pastor Hollenbeck has been the Senior Pastor at East Delavan Baptist Church since 1989.  He graduated from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible and a Master of Arts degree in Pastoral Studies.  He has ministered as a youth pastor, Christian school administrator, and church planter prior to becoming pastor at EDBC.  He is involved in the Wisconsin Fellowship of Baptist Churches.  His wife Beth also graduated from BJU with a BS degree in Home Economics and enjoys serving and ministering with her husband.  She teaches the Pre-Primary Sunday school class.  Pastor and Beth have three adult children - Jessica, Brett, and Brady.  Pastor Hollenbeck is a wonderful counselor and can be reached by email at shollenbeck@eastdelavan.org or at the church by calling 262-728-2522.

Ray Paez, Hispanic Ministry/Assistant Pastor 


Of Colombian descent, Pastor Ray Paez has been leading the Hispanic Ministry at EDBC since 2008.  He is a graduate of Maranatha Baptist University and Graduate School with a BA and MA in Biblical and Pastoral Studies.  Pastor Ray also serves as Assistant Pastor and, along with his wife Amy, is involved in various other aspects of the overall minsitry at EDBC.  He is also an elementary teacher in the Dual Language program of the local school district. Pastor Ray and Amy have two daughters, Charis and Kalee.  You can hear Pastor Ray on Sunday mornings during the Hispanic Worship service or on Wednesdays for the Hispanic Bible study and prayer meeting.  Feel free to contact him at 262-745-5406 or at paezray@gmail.com.

Brian Lievens, Deaf Pastor


Pastor Brian Lievens is a graduate of Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC, with a BA in Bible.  Pastor Brian also is pursuing a Master's degree in special education with emphasis on Deaf education at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  He is Deaf himself and from a Deaf family.  He is married to Bethany, and they have five daughters named Anna, Nora, Talia, Lyria, and Sophia.  Bethany is fluent in ASL and interprets for congregational worship.  Brian leads the Deaf worship service, Sunday school, and Wednesday Bible study and prayer.  Please feel free to contact Pastor Brian at wisdeafprchr@gmail.com or by video phone at 262-725-0116 (vp only).  To know more about Pastor Brian and what he teaches, you can visit his blog at http://edbcdeaf.blogspot.com.