Dr. George Coon, Senior Pastor
Dr. George L. Coon
Pastor Coon has been the Senior Pastor of Northeastern Baptist Church since 1993. He and his wife, Linda, have two children and five grandchildren. (listen to recent sermons)
Pastor Coon was saved at an early age while growing up on a farm in northern Michigan. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Bob Jones University, a Master of Divinity degree from Grand Rapids Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctorate of Ministries degree from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. (Pastor Coon’s doctoral thesis.)
In 1974 Pastor Coon was ordained to the gospel ministry. He has served as Senior Pastor in three Baptist churches in Michigan. Alto Baptist Church from 1973-85, Skeels Baptist Church and Skeels Northern Christian School from 1985-93 and currently, Northeastern Baptist Church starting in 1993.
Pastor Coon also serves on three parachurch organizations. Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches with headquarters in Grand Rapids, Michigan; Continental Baptist Missions with headquarters in Rockford, Michigan; and Closed Door Ministries with headquarters in Rockford, Michigan.
Always practical, Pastor Coon is committed to sound, expositional preaching and reaching lost people with the gospel of Jesus Christ. His verse of commitment is: “…that utterance may be given to me in the opening of my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the gospel.” (Ephesians 6:19 NASB)
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At Northeastern you will find people just like yourself who care about their community, enjoy friendship and know what it is like to work through a problem. Northeastern is a community of people who help one another follow the teachings of Jesus Christ.
Thanks for stopping by. Please take the time to listen to a message from our Pastor, George Coon, and plan a visit to Northeastern this Sunday.
You are welcome to attend any of our Sunday services: 9:30 am, 11 am, 6 pm.
Plan to take advantage of our safe, well-staffed nursery and children’s ministry.
There are hearing devices you can request at the sound booth to make it easier to hear the service.
For those with severe allergies we have provided a small fragrance-free room near the main foyer with video and audio feed from the service.