Our Staff

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Our staff team is comprised of pastors, directors and ministry assistants who desire to ignite a passion to follow Jesus. Staff are here to help equip and serve the people of Canton Baptist Temple. Feel free to call on us at any time. Not sure who to contact? Start by calling the church office at 330-477-6267, or e-mail us at offices@cantonbaptist.org

Leadership Staff

Mike Frazier
Mike FrazierSenior Pastor
Mike came to CBT in January 1999 with his wife Rachel after being pastor of the Stanley Heights Baptist Church in East Ridge, TN for eight years. Pastor Frazier has served as the First Vice-President of Missions for the Baptist Bible Fellowship International and also as the Representative for Korea. The Fraziers have three children, Lauren, Justin, and Connor. You typically can find Mike at one of Connor’s baseball games or enjoying some ice cream. He loves his ice cream.
Trent Dibell
Trent DibellCamp CHOF Director
Trent was born and raised in Navarre, Ohio. His family joined CBT in 2001, and in 2005 he was a counselor at Camp CHOF. The ministry of Camp CHOF and the working of the Lord was the catalyst that placed Trent where he is today. He was baptized at CBT, and then in 2013 surrendered for full-time ministry. With a background in education and working with youth, Trent is passionate about people and reaching them with the Gospel of Christ. Trent is also the Middle School Director where he is faithfully assisted by his wife, Tristyn, and a team of Middle School Adult Leaders. Trent and Tristyn have two children, Josephine and Zane.
Mike Fisher
Mike FisherSports Director
Mike was born and raised in Kissimmee, Florida. After retiring in June 2013, he and his family relocated to Canton, Ohio and joined Canton Baptist Temple in January 2014. Mike and his wife Kelli have two children, Peyton and Ethan. In addition to spending time with his family, Mike enjoys watching Perry Panther football, working outside, doing stained glass, and eating lots of ice cream.
Robert Hagy
Robert HagyOperations Director
Robert was born in the small southwest Virginia town of Grundy. At age 6 his family moved to the Richmond, Virginia area where he spent the next 34 years. In 2001 his employer relocated he and his family to Dover, Ohio where they currently reside. He joined the staff here at CBT in September of 2010 as Director of Operations. His goal is to manage the activities of the day-to-day operations in order to allow the pastoral staff to focus on the ministries of the church. Robert was saved and baptized at age 16. He is married to Sheila and they have three children, Katie, Nikki, and Jesse.
Rachel Frazier
Rachel FrazierEarly Childhood/AWANA Director
Rachel grew up in Columbia, SC as the daughter of Pastor and Mrs. Clayton Shumpert. While in college she met her husband and our pastor, Mike. They have been married since 1989 and have three children – Lauren, Justin, and Connor. Rachel has worked with kids in various capacities throughout the years – teaching music, AWANA, VBS and Sunday School – just to mention a few. You do not have to talk with Rachel very long to know that she absolutely loves children, reading, baking and spending time with her family.
Bob Hutton
Bob HuttonElementary Children's/Missions Director
Although Bob just recently joined the CBT staff, he has been involved in ministry most of his life. His first ministry experience came while living with his parents who were missionaries in Guatemala. He was an assistant pastor in Nebraska and Ohio, and for over 10 years was the pastor of a church in Ohio. In 2006 he went as a missionary to the Republic of Ireland where he was able to begin a work in Mallow, County, Cork that is thriving today. Bob has three daughters Trisha (Brad), Tara (Chad) and Tiffani (Dom) and two grandsons David and Liam.
Zach Anderson
Zach AndersonHighschool Director
Zach has grown up in Hartville, Ohio. At the age of 13, he picked up his first guitar, and fell in love with playing music. On top of playing guitar, he also loves welding, remodeling, rock climbing, and backpacking. He rededicated his life to Christ when he was 15 years old and got involved at his church (Grace Baptist Church) leading a youth band. He, with his wife Sarah, love pointing teenagers to Christ.
Eric Hiltibidal
Eric HiltibidalMusic Minister
Eric was raised in a Pastor’s home in Dallas, TX, and yes, he is still a Cowboy’s fan. He went to Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO where he met his wife Julia, who was also raised in a Pastor’s home. Eric and Julia have four beautiful, very active, boys that keep them busy. Eric has been involved in the Music Ministry his entire life but he really began to feel the call after he became the Song Leader of his church at age 16. He is passionate about the Music Ministry and loves the Worship Choir.
Ben Jennings
Ben JenningsOutreach/Assimilation Pastor
Ben joined the CBT staff in June of 2014. Ben oversees the Outreach and Adult Bible Fellowship Ministry here at CBT. Ben enjoys spending time with his family, music, and sports. He has been married to his wife Megan since 2006 and they have three children- Melana, Audrey and Ezekiel.
Jake Tovissi
Jake TovissiPastoral Care Pastor
Jake was raised in the Canton area and has been a member of Canton Baptist Temple for over 40 years. He joined the staff in 1998. Jake and his wife Susan have 3 grown children: Tristyn, Jessica, and Taylor and are the proud grandparents of 4 grandkids and one on the way. Jake teaches the Bridgebuilders Adult Bible Fellowship. His ministry consists of Discipleship, Counseling, Bible Studies, Grief and Divorce Support as well as other Pastoral Care Duties. Jake is a huge sports fan and loves to read and listen to classical music.
Floyd Davidson
Floyd DavidsonPart-Time Pastor
Floyd comes to the CBT team with over 40 years of ministry experience. He grew up in Canton and began attending CBT when he was 5 or 6 years old. He attended Timken Vocational High School where he met the love of his life, Marsha, and after graduation they were married in CBT in 1968. It was during family camp in 1970 at Camp CHOF that they surrendered their lives to serve the Lord. Together they served as missionaries in Belize for more than ten years. Upon returning from Belize Floyd accepted the pastorate of the Liberty Baptist Church in Bristol, CT. In the summer of 2016 they returned to Canton, whereupon he was invited to join the staff as a part-time pastor.

Support Staff

Kathy Burdette
Kathy BurdetteAccounts Payable Secretary
Abby Douglas
Abby DouglasAssistant to Children's Ministry/Book Store Manager
Katy Hagy
Katy HagyAssistant to Communications/Camp CHOF/Music Ministry
Carol Fazio
Carol FazioFinancial Secretary
Sharon Rohrer
Sharon RohrerMusic Ministry Associate
Teresa Welch
Teresa WelchAssistant to Missions/Student Ministries
Trisha Lechner
Trisha LechnerOutreach and Assimilation Secretary
Sheila Hagy
Sheila HagySenior Pastor's Secretary
Steve Sauls
Steve SaulsBuilding Superintendent
Andy Morgan
Andy MorganCamp CHOF Care Taker
Danny Degordon
Danny DegordonCustodian
Don Huff
Don HuffCustodian
Duaine Bennett
Duaine BennettCustodian
Ron Miller
Ron MillerCustodian