Meet Pastor Lynn


Our pastor, Rev. Lynn Sullivan, was called to the gospel ministry in 1998 and served the Federated Church of Athens, NY as pastor while attending Andover Newton Theological School. She earned her Master of Divinity degree with honors in 2002. She was ordained in 2003 and continued to serve the Federated Church until she accepted God’s call to pastor First Baptist Church of Ogdensburg in the fall of 2005.
As spiritual leader, Pastor Lynn’s passion is to equip and empower the church to make God’s love visible to one another, the wider community, and the world. Through her gifts of leadership, preaching, teaching and serving, Pastor Lynn helps us cultivate a stronger faith and deeper relationship with our Lord Jesus Christ.  As an enthusiastic and collaborative leader she calls forth our own gifts for ministry and nurtures our joy in serving.
Pastor Lynn has also served as 2nd Vice President, 1st Vice President and President for American Baptist Churches of New York State Region (2006-2012) and as President of the Ogdensburg Ministerial Association (2011 to present). Currently, Pastor Lynn serves as mentor for a clergy group for American Baptist Churches USA’s Nehemiah Leadership Network.
On a personal note, Pastor Lynn loves to travel. Her hobbies include paper crafting, scrapbooking and letterboxing. Her daughter, two sons and four grandchildren give her great joy and happiness.