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Doug Cowan

Pastor Doug Cowan

Senior Pastor

Pastor Cowan has served at First Baptist since August of 2001. He is dedicated to preaching the "whole counsel of God" and works tirelessly for the cause of the Gospel of Christ in the Rochelle area and beyond. A graduate of Maranatha Baptist Bible College, now Maranatha Baptist University, and Bob Jones University, Pastor Cowan serves on the Board at Camp Joy in Whitewater, Wisconsin and is Chairman of the Board of Puerto Rico Bible College. He and he wife, Denise, have 5 children and 17 grandchildren.