Pastor Fred Ayers

Pastor Ayers graduated from Auburn University in 1982 with his Bachelor degree in Environmental Engineering. One year later he married his wife, Ann. After several years and many job relocations, Pastor Ayers accepted Christ as his personal Savior in 1988 while working in New Jersey.

He and his wife would later become actively involved at Open Bible Baptist Church in Williamstown, New Jersey. In 1995, Pastor Ayers felt the Lord’s call on his life to preach. He left his job as an engineer and took his family to Knoxville, Tennessee where he began seminary at Crown College.

After graduating from seminary in 1997, Pastor Ayers returned to Open Bible Baptist Church to serve as Assistant to the Pastor under Dr. George Riddell (Senior Pastor). In June of 1999, Pastor Ayers and his family relocated to Erie, Pennsylvania where he serves as the pastor of Walnut Creek Baptist Church. Pastor and Ann have four children: Trisha, Joe, Colleen and Sarah.