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Kim Grueser
Senior Pastor

Kim was born in Greenville, Pennsylvania. He married the former Diane Borden, June 12, 1981. They have one son, Evan. Kim received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree (1979) from Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio. After answering the call to ministry in 1987, he furthered his education with a Master of Divinity degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (1993) and a Doctorate of Ministry degree (2004).

Kim has served as pastor of Southern Baptist Churches in Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia and most recently in Pennsylvania where he is pastor of Pittsburgh Baptist Church. In addition to his pastoral work, Kim served as Chaplain for the Montgomery Police Department, Montgomery, Alabama (1997-2000). He has served on the Board of the Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries and as Moderator of the Tucker Baptist Association in Georgia. Kim has been an adjunct professor with New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary where he taught spiritual formation and evangelism.

He served on the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention from 2015 to 2021. He was the President of the Pennsylvania-South Jersey Baptist Convention and  Moderator for the Baptist Association of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Kim enjoys spending time with his family, golf, reading, and exercise.

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Jack Krantosky
Church Administrator

Jack was born and raised in Pittsburgh and graduated from California University in 1974 with a degree in Secondary Education. Shortly after graduation he married Sue and they recently celebrated their 48th anniversary.

They are blessed with four children and six grandchildren. Jack recently retired after having worked in the fields of marketing, inventory control and administrative work and is very excited to be working with Pittsburgh Baptist Church as Church Administrator.

Don Duncan
Music Director
Don was born and raised in Kansas City, and has spent 14 years in full-time church music ministry. He has a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Wichita State University and Masters of Music degree in Trumpet Performance from Arizona State University. His wife Helena is from the beautiful Czech Republic, and was also raised in a Christian home. They have four children and moved to Pittsburgh in 2013. Don loves to play baseball with this sons, and practicing their music lessons!
The life verse that that Lord gave Don early in his Christian walk is Philippians 3:10, “That I may  know Him, and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being made  conformable unto His death.”
Pat Burke

Pat Burke has been working as Financial Secretary for seven years. She has served in Adult Choir, Children’s Choir and Children’s Camp ministries at Pittsburgh Baptist.

She has three children and her hobbies are walking and interior decoration.