First baptist Church

of Juniata County

Ron Shupe

Senior Pastor

Pastor Ron Shupe, alongside his wife Rita, began his ministry at First Baptist Church of Juniata County, Mifflintown, PA in 1992.


Pastor Shupe had previously served the Lord as the Assistant Pastor at Calvary Monument Bible Church, Paradise, PA (Lancaster County) from 1976 to 1981. He was also the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Church of Sunbury, PA from 1981 to 1992. He was ordained to the gospel ministry December 12, 1977 by his home church, Pennsville Baptist Church, Mt. Pleasant, PA.


Biblical & Theological Education:

*Attended Philadelphia College of Bible (now Cairn University)*

*Graduated from both Baptist Bible College (now Clarks Summit University) & Trinity Theological Seminary*




Pastor Caleb Hanna and his wife, Jenna, are both recent graduates of Clarks Summit University, Clarks Summit, PA. Caleb was a pastoral ministry major and Jenna was an elementary education major. Pastor Caleb began serving at First Baptist on January 1, 2019.


As a pastor’s kid, Caleb has vast ministry experience in leading worship, Sunday School, AWANA, youth group, preaching and teaching, and evangelizing.


They both love to work with teenagers and children. They love to serve musically, glorifying God by playing guitar, piano, and singing


Caleb likes to play many sports and ran cross country in college. Jenna enjoys painting, playing violin, and working with children and helping them to grow in all areas of their lives. 






Caleb hanna

Assistant Pastor