Brett Barnes is our Ignite Youth Director. He attended Cedarville University and graduated in 1990 with a degree in English Education and Bible. He has been in education both coaching (varsity basketball, varsity baseball and varsity golf) and teaching (8th grade) for 27 years. He currently works at Milton-Union Middle School alongside his wife Kate (Cedarville '90) who teaches 1st grade. They have four children, one married child and a dog: Caleb 23, Bethany (Caleb's bride 22), Trey 20, Luke 16, Paige 13 and Jasmine (the chihuahua).
Candace moved with her family to Troy, Ohio, in August of 1999 and has attended FBC ever since! She met her husband, Brett, right here at FBC and they now have a beautiful daughter, Lindsey and crazy little dog, Reagan, who they lovingly consider to be their “first daughter.”
Candace attended Edison State Community College and graduated from Word of Life Bible Institute in 2006. Her office experience began in 2006 at Oakley Chiropractic in Troy, followed by 7 years as Office Manager at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, and in 2014 she began working in the office here at FBC Troy. She also enjoys baking on the side! #candacescupcakes
She loves working and serving the Lord through FBC Troy and looks forward to all that God has planned for this ministry!