Our Staff

Meet the leadership team at Porter

Who We Are

Our Pastoral Staff

Porter Free Will Baptist Church is blessed with an outstanding pastoral staff. Under the leadership of Pastor Mark, the staff works together to provide quality opportunities for all people to grow in their faith. They are passionate about encouraging people to become genuine Christ-followers, and equipping them through the gospel each week.

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Rev. Mark Price

Senior Pastor

Pastor Mark has served as Pastor of Porter Church since 1999. He whole-heartedly believes the local church is the hope of the world and wants to see our family, friends and neighbors impacted with the gospel of Jesus. Upon surrendering completely to Christ as a senior in high school, Mark has served in ministry since 1981, with the first eighteen years having been in youth ministry.

He and his wife Deanna have been married for 37 years and they have two grown daughters and four grandchildren.

Derreck Lute

Pastor of Student Ministries

Derreck joined the Porter staff in 2016. He is a Scioto County native who loves this community and hopes to see its people turn to Jesus. Derreck is married to his wonderful wife Emily, and they have one daughter, Victory. Derreck loves spending time with his family, friends, church, and pretty much anyone else. His desire is to help families and students become faithful Christ followers.