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Our Staff


Laborde Ray & NancyRaymond P. Laborde
Senior Pastor
Pastor Ray has been the pastor of McCoy Memorial Baptist Church since 1990.

He was born and raised in Connecticut.  After graduating from high school in 1972, he attended Lancaster Bible College, (Lancaster, PA), and graduated in 1977 with a B.S. degree in Bible and a minor in pastoral studies.  He then attended Grace Theological Seminary, (Winona Lake, IN), and graduated in 1983 with a Th. M. degree in Old Testament and Hebrew. Pastor Ray met his wife, Nancy, at Lancaster Bible College. They married in August of 1977 and have three grown children, six grandsons, and three granddaughters. Pastor Ray served in a Bible church in Michigan City, IN, for eight years before coming to McCoy Memorial Baptist.

Email: pastor@mccoybaptist.org


Christopher Kocher
Pastor of Family Ministries

Pastor Christopher began his ministry at McCoy as a pastoral intern in August of 2010 and was called to serve as the Assistant Pastor in January 2012. Christopher graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Baptist Bible College and earned a Master of Divinity Degree from Baptist Bible Seminary.

Upon graduating from Baptist Bible College, Christopher married his wife, Heather, and God has blessed them with three children: Aiden, Elizabeth, and Hannah. Christopher enjoys cooking, hosting, reading, and, most of all, spending time with his family. His favorite kind of cooking involves anything with fire, smoke, and meat. He never tires of board games and great conversation with friends, and some of his favorite books include The Idiot by Fyodor Dostoyevsky and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett.

Christopher assists Pastor Ray in overseeing all the adult and children ministries at McCoy. He also teaches the young adult and family Sunday school class, as well as oversees and teaches for McCoy’s Sr. High ministry. Christopher has a passion for God’s Word, the local church, and people of all ages.

Email: christopher@mccoybaptist.org


DSC_0261Kristi Martin
Church Secretary

Kristi has been our church secretary since August 2008. Kristi and her family have attended McCoy since 1989. She is married to Mark and has two grown sons, Adam and Jared; they also have a Bichon named Tucker. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, scrapbooking occasionally, and being online on Facebook and Pinterest, or playing online games with friends. Her favorite vacation destination is the beach. Her favorite Bible verse is:  Matthew 6:34 – “So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”

Her hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 5:00 PM and Friday, 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Email: secretary@mccoybaptist.org