Meet The Staff

Senior Pastor

Pastor Ted was born in Seattle and raised in the outskirts of the San Francisco Bay Area.  He met his future wife Kathy at Simpson Bible College, San Francisco where they both graduated.  They were married in 1981 in Sacramento California and served together in their first church - First Baptist Church Redwood City in California.

Pastor Ted would go on to attend American Baptist Seminary, Fuller Theological Seminary and Faith Evangelical Seminary. They came to Alaska from Seattle, Washington where they served at First Baptist Church Federal Way for the past 16 years. They have just completed their first year at FBC Eagle River.

Pastor Ted has served as Youth Minister; Church Planter; Transitional and Senior Pastor in his ministry career as well as 16 years as adjunct Professor at Cascade Bible College. They are currently the proud parents to Lexi their 80 pound black lab.

Minister of Music & Worship


Administrative Assistant


Church Treasurer

Marge Cutting joined the staff of FBCER in 1984 as the Secretary. She served in that position until 2006. She retired from full-time service to part-time bookkeeper and has enjoyed caring for her grandchildren since that time. She is active in worship choir, Sunday School teaching, Women's ministry, Fellowship and much more.