Drawing our communities and world into deeper relationship with God


Pastor Derek Varney - Senior Pastor

Office: 913-764-7088 ext. 306


Derek is a native of Denver, Colorado and was called to FBC in 2008. He is very passionate about sharing Christ with everyone alongside his family Margaret, Courtney and Ryan. He enjoys boating, cycling and traveling. Get to know Pastor Derek by visiting with him on Tuesday mornings at "Coffee With the Pastor" at Starbucks on 151st & Black Bob from 7:30am - 8:30am

Pastors Jay & Susan Peach - Worship

Office: 913-764-7088


Jay and Susan were called as Music Ministers to FBC in October of 2011.

jay and Susan bring to FBC a fresh way of letting music guide the soul to meeting God - Sunday after Sunday. Jay, Susan and six of their children are very active in serving and worshipping her at FBC! They are passionate about drawing people closer to God through the act of worship. They are both life long members of #thetribeofchrist.

Jennifer Guilliams - Connections Preschool Director

Office: 913-764-7088 ext. 311


Jenn has been a vital part of the Connections Preschools staff, starting out as a teacher at the Olathe campus and then serving as the director to the Gardner campus. Jenn now takes the reins as our lead director. We are glad to have Jenn, her husband Tony and daughter Sophia as part of our Preschool team!


Kelli Scott White - Connections Pastor

Office: 913-764-7088 


Kelli was called to FBC Olathe in 2018 as the Connections Pastor and Associate Pastor of Youth. She and her husband, David, celebrate 25 years of marriage in 2018. They have three children: Brooklyn, Tyler, and Isabella, and from the beginning, they have served together as a family in ministry. Kelli likes to laugh and have fun - there is always room for a party! She enjoys singing, watching movies, dancing and creating her home renovation idea with inspiration from HGTV. Kelli is passionate about Jesus, music and loving people. And maybe chocolate.


First Baptist Church (Olathe) 

Connections Community Church (Gardner)

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First Baptist Church of Olathe. 2024 E 151st St. Olathe, KS. ​913-764-7088           ​​  Worship: 10:30 am


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