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Glen Baeckel

Senior Pastor

Glen moved from Southern California to Taunton in May of 2012 to join the WSBC team. He has a Bachelor of Applied Theology from Cal Baptist University and a Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Jessica live in Taunton and have four kids: Hannah, Madeline, Brian, and Owen.

Joe Hooper

Youth Pastor

Joe has been a part of the WSBC family since 1987. He joined the staff and church membership in 1989. He has served in his current role as the Youth Pastor since 1999. He resides in Taunton.

Paula Mitton

Administrative Assistant

Paula is a native Tauntonian and has been on staff at WSBC since March of 2008. She was baptized at WSBC and became a member in 1980. She and her husband Tim have two adult sons and two grandchildren and live in Taunton.

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