Executive Board

http://frescohealth.com/product/certified-organic-maca-extreme/?add-to-cart=500 Lee Axtell, President / Moderator 

rather Sonnie Kerr, Vice Moderator / Clerk

Crystal Lancaster, Treasurer

Crystal is a local girl born and raised in the sugar plantation town of Waipahu, the youngest of 5 children. She was raised by Christian parents that made her go to church every Sunday but she did not accept Jesus as her personal Lord and Savior until the Fall of 1974. While attending UH Manoa, Crystal joined First Baptist Church of Honolulu and has been a member there for over 35 years serving in a variety of different ministries, but her passion lies in teaching. She is also gifted in mentoring other women in their faith. Crystal is a single parent of a wonderfully creative daughter (Lace) who lives in San Francisco. While at UH Crystal earned a Bachelors in Human Development. She is employed by the Hawaii Association of REALTORS as Manager of Institute Services. Crystal is married to Kerry Bise.

Leadership Team

IMG_6314Connie Ma, Specialized Ministries Director

Connie was born and raised in Hong Kong. She married  Andy and moved to Hawaii in 1987, they have  two wonderful children- Philip and Judy.
Connie works at Stevenson Middle School as an Educational Assistant, a position she has held since 2007. She has been a member of FBCH since 2001. During those years she has served the Lord in a variety of different ways. Currently she attends the women’s Bible study group that meets on Saturday mornings and teaches the children’s Sunday School class.  Connie’s love for the Lord and for children is evident. Of her work with children she says,  I am learning a lot of patience, and God helps me to show kindness and love to the children he has placed in my care. I know that God has put me where He wants me for a reason. He has molded me and used me to fulfill his purpose and to glorify His name!

Gary Chong, Worship Director

160Dianne O’Steen, Fellowship Co-Director

Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Dianne spent the first 9 years of her life there before moving to Florida where she lived for 7 years before moving back to Atlanta.  Dianne worked for United Airlines for over 34 years in administration. She moved to Hawaii in 1970.  For the past 10 years she has been involved with March of Dimes.  Dianne also has a special place in her heart for the Good News Jail and Prison Ministry having had a father who spent time in prison. Dianne’s other interests include her 1967 Mercury Cougar and NASCAR racing.

Gary Gascon, Fellowship Co-Director

052Sharon Dumas, Missions Director

Sharon has been a member of the church since 1971 and has served in many leadership positions.  She has heart for missions which has led her on mission trips to Nicaragua, Thailand, Burundi, Indonesia and Malaysia.  [READ MORE]  Her bucket list includes trips to China  and the Middle East. Sharon sings in the choir and is also part of our Praise & Worship team. She is originally from Pennsylvania but is considered “Kamaaina” since she has lived in Hawaii since 1970. She is widowed, has two children and three grandchildren who live in Australia.  In her spare time, she enjoys swimming at the beach or playing piano and ukulele.

049Lourraine Coffey, Discipleship Director

Lourriane was born in the Republic of Palau located in the West Pacific Ocean.  She accepted Christ in the summer of 1977 through a VBS program taught by students from Bethania High School, a Christian school.  In 1999 Lour moved to Hawaii to pursue her education. She is married to Tim and they have one daughter, Jackie, born in 2006. Jackie was dedicated to the Lord in a baby dedication service here at First Baptist Church. Lour works for E Noa Corporation six days a week. She is grateful that she does not have to work on Sundays so she can attend worship services.  She spends most of her free time studying the Word but also enjoys playing computer games.

Kerry Bise, Support Ministries Director