Pastor Emeritus Craig Laidacker

Pastor Laidacker 2-10-13Pastor Craig Laidacker was saved in June 1968 while in his late-twenties (read that story here) and was soon called to preach. After graduating from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri,  he felt led of the Lord to return to the Bloomsburg area to preach the Gospel and establish a church that would glorify the Saviour.  The first services were held on July 4, 1973, and thus began the Bloomsburg Baptist Church.  The church celebrated it’s 50th Anniversary in July 2023. Read about the history of the church here.

Pastor Laidacker retired as of December 31, 2020. He thanks the Lord Jesus Christ for establishing the church and keeping it in existence throughout the years. He says, “The Lord has taught us many lessons over the years; we have matured in the faith; and we have made many dear friends.” 

To hear Pastor Laidacker’s audio sermons and clips of his sermons, click on the “sermons” button at the top of this page and scroll down to his name. To hear his video sermons and sermon clips, you may search his name in YouTube.