Meet Our Staff
Kyle Norton
Lead Pastor
Kyle recently came to First Baptist Lake Alfred in March of 2022. He previously served  as a campus pastor in Riverview, FL. Kyle holds degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to his wife Amy and they have four children: Luke, Micah, Sarah and the fourth on the way. You can reach pastor Kyle at
Joshua Barham
Interim Worship Leader

Joshua Barham became First Baptist Church Lake Alfred’s Worship Leader on May 19th, 2019. Josh graduated from Warner University with a B.A. in Music Ministry in 2012. Josh has previously served at First Baptist Church of Davenport in Davenport, FL, and NorthRidge Church in Haines City, FL. He lives in Lake Alfred with his wife Amber and two children, Emery and Elijah. Joshua can be reached by emailing him at 


Bill Gaff
Pastor – Sr Ministries 
Pastor Bill Gaff joined First Baptist Church Lake Alfred in 2014 and currently serves as Pastor of Senior Adult Ministries. He was ordained at Four Corners Baptist Church under Pastor Paul VanderKay and Dr Robert White on August 17, 2011. He loves to lead Bible Studies and has for the past 35 years. He previously pastored for various RV park churches and studied basic Christianity under Dr Charles Stanley Ministries. Bill can be reached through
Noel Ortiz
Student Ministry Interim
Noel can be reached by emailing
Sheilan Runnels
Ministry Assistant

Sheilan Runnels serves as our church’s ministry assistant, and began serving on May 7th, 2005. She is responsible for our day to day functions of our church office, church bulletins, payroll and more. She also coordinates our Wednesday Family Night Dinners. Sheilan lives in Lake Alfred with her husband Larry. Sheilan can be contacted by emailing her at