Pastor Jonathan Jones
Jonathan Jones was born and raised in Ohio. He studied for two years at the Word of Life Bible institute in upstate New York. Jonathan received undergrad from Clarks Summit University in Clarks Summit, PA and his Masters of Divinty from Baptist Bible Seminary in 2006.
Pastor Jon Came to Lisbon in 2005 as an intern at LFBC and God has seen fit to allow him to serve at LFBC since then. Jonathan and his wife Laura have been married for 18 years and have 3 daughters. In His spare time, Jonathan enjoys traveling, hiking, reading, watching and playing sports as well as spending time with his wife and children!
Pastor Brian Ganong
Brian Ganong started attending Lisbon Falls Baptist in 1986, serving in a variety of ministries from Beginner Church, Word of Life Teen clubs, Adult Life Step, Small Groups, and Junior/Senior High life Step Classes. In 1996 he was asked to be a Deacon; it was during his study of the role of the deacon and church leadership that he felt the call of the Lord to pastoral ministry.
For the next five years he worked and studied under the leadership of Pastor Ken MacDonald (Pastor Mac.). The Lord called Pastor Mac home on September 11th, 2001. Several years later Brian was confirmed to the office of pastor along with Jonathan Jones and John Alden. Brian serves as a bi-vocational pastor overseeing the educational ministries and the facilities and grounds. His second vocation is working full-time at Bath Iron Works as a master shipbuilder.
Brian and his wife Peggy have 3 grown married children with families of their own. Jeffrey, and his wife Jewel, live in Lisbon Falls with their children Malachi, Adaya and Landon. Rachel, with her husband Peter Hershey, live in Arnold, Maryland with their children Anna and Christian. Mary, with her husband Matthew, live in Lisbon Falls with their children Grant, Jane, and Reid. That’s 8 grand kids at this time, what a blessing!
Pastor Rodrigo Juliani
Rodrigo Juliani was born in Brazil and lived there until he was seventeen. After that he moved to Argentina, where he met the Lord and studied four years at the Word of Life Bible Institute. While studying at WOL he met his wife Krystal.
After getting married, Rodrigo and Krystal went to the Dominican Republic as full-time missionaries with WOL for four years. While on the mission field, Rodrigo felt the Lord calling him to minister in a local church. In 2018 he joined the pastoral Staff at Lisbon Falls Baptist Church.
Rodrigo and his wife Krystal have been married for 10 years and have 4 children: Liam, Luke, Leia and Laci. In his free time he enjoys to playing the guitar, watching and playing soccer, and grilling.
Pastor John Alden (Ret.)
Pastor John Alden has been a member of LFBC for over 30 years and is the director of its biblical counseling ministry Soul Care. Married to his wife Cynthia for 44 years, Pastor Alden has 2 grown children and three grandsons.
After a lengthy career in the field of Sports Medicine, God called John into the ministry full time in 2012. He has been counseling in the church since 2002. He teaches Adult Sunday School, counseling classes, and has a passion for the widows in our church. John is a certified member of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). Pastor Alden retired in 2020 - but continues to serve the church in many ways, including Biblical Counseling.
John enjoys photography, kayaking, snowshoeing, bicycling and his grandchildren.