Dr. David J. English
Pastor David J. English was born in Philadelphia, PA and raised in Morgantown, WV. He attended Word of Life Bible Institute and Cedarville College. He received his M.Div. from Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary, his Th.M. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and his D.Min. also from Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary.
Pastor David ministered for seventeen years as an Associate Pastor at Church of the Open Door in OH and Calvary Bible Church in MI.
He has been married to his wife, Amy, for 35 years. They have three children, two of whom are married. They began ministry at West Rockport Baptist Church on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2005.
“We welcome you to West Rockport Baptist Church. Our mission is to glorify God in Jesus Christ through worship, discipleship, and evangelizing the lost. At West Rockport Baptist Church you will find the Word of God is our authority. We seek to exalt Jesus Christ and the cross. We desire that you will come and know Jesus Christ and His wonderful purposes for your life.”
Church Secretary & Bookkeeper
Sharon Shaw was born in Bath, Maine and raised throughout New England. Her father was a pastor in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Rhode Island so this required many moves growing up. She has been active throughout her life in church ministries and at Pen Bay Christian School.
She has been married to her husband, Daniel, for 35 years. Sharon has served as church secretary and bookkeeper for nine years at West Rockport Baptist Church.
“I consider it a joy and pleasure to work at West Rockport Baptist Church for the Lord. Working in the office, I have had many opportunities to listen to people’s troubles and concerns and pray with them. I look forward to meeting the new people that I come in contact with.”
Women’s Ministry Leader
Deacon, Adult Sunday School Class Teacher, Men's Ministry
Children's Choir Director & Pianist
Christian Education Leader
Diane Patten & Amy English
Co-Directors for Vacation Bible School
Gene Graves, Sr.
Sr. Men's Ministry, Windward Gardens Visitation