Debon Calixto

Debon is our Music Director. He has been employed by the church since 1992. He directs the Praise and Worship team, and our Youth Band.  He is responsible for any soloists who participate in worship, and coordination of the music at special events.  Our church enjoys a contemporary worship style.  Mr. Calixto is highly committed to the quality and spirituality of our worship life.  He is married to Jeanette, they have two children and one adorable granddaughter, Liliana.


Nick Economos

Nick is our Custodian. He has been employed by the church since 2014.  He helps to keep the Church clean so the members can worship and learn together.  He is helpful and friendly.  Nick is married to Sabrina and they have three children.


Pastor Aaron Sciford

Pastor Aaron Sciford is First Baptist Church's newly called Pastor.  He began his ministry in the church on April 1, 2017.  Pastor Aaron was born in Denver, CO and grew up in Omaha, NE. He came to faith at the age of eighteen through the ministry of the First Baptist Church of Omaha. Shortly after his conversion to Christ he accepted the call to ministry. For the past twenty-five years Aaron has served churches in Nebraska and Illinois and was most recently working in healthcare ministry as a hospice chaplain in South Suburban Chicago. Aaron’s focus in ministry is on spiritual formation through discipleship. He is a teaching pastor who embraces a shepherding model of ministry, believing that people matter most.  On the personal side Aaron is the father of four adult children who live, study and work in Michigan, Illinois and Missouri. He enjoys fitness and the great outdoors.




First Baptist Church - Alameda 1515 Santa Clara Ave
Alameda, CA
(510) 522-9243