East Frankfort Baptist Church
Kyle McDanell, Pastor
Kyle McDanell is the pastor at the East Frankfort Baptist Church in Frankfort, Kentucky. Prior to serving at EFBC, he pastored Goshen Baptist Church in Falls of Rough, KY for six years and associate/youth minister at Greenup Fork Baptist Church in Owenton, KY for 5 years. He studied at both Boyce College (B. S. in Biblical & Theological Studies) and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Adv. M. Div & Th. M. in Systematic Theology).
Bro. Kyle has been married to Amanda McDanell, his high school sweetheart, since July 2006 and together they have two children; a son named Elijah and a daughter named Evangeline.
You can reach Bro. Kyle by calling the church office at (502) 695-3851 or by emailing him at
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Jay Jacobs,Music Minister
As Minister of Music, Jay is responsible for leading the congregation in a time of corporate worship, directing the choir, and leading instrumentalists. His heart's desire is to lead others in a time of true worship with the Living Christ.
Jay's calling to the ministry came at the age of sixteen during youth camp at Ridgecrest. In 1995, God provided him with his first opportunity to serve Him. At only nineteen years of age, Jay was called as Minister of Music at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Frankfort. In 2003, Jay was lead to begin serving at East Frankfort.
Jay is a graduate of Kentucky State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education. This degree gave Jay the musical foundation to serve God the way He intended.
Jay and his beautiful wife, Tonya, were married in 1999. They are blessed with two children, Leighann and Logan.
You can email Jay at
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"Do not get drunk on wine, which leads to debauchery. Instead, be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another with psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit. Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord."
Michael Welch, Youth Minister
Michael Welch began his part of Jesus’ Kingdom work at East Frankfort Baptist in September of 2014 as Interim Youth Minister and became permanent in May of 2015. Michael loves King Jesus and teens and wants to see them get together! He’s blessed with a very patient wife, Patti, who’s been his right hand and encourager since November 23, 1991! They are blessed with two sons that make them laugh and make them proud, Sean and Ryan. Michael was a full time Youth Minister for 20 years in churches in Kentucky, Georgia, and Mississippi. He’s thrilled to be able to minister with our youth!
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Annette Meade, Secretary
Annette is married to Mark Meade and they have 2 daughters, Melina and Miranda, and are blessed with a granddaughter, Jasmine. Mark and Annette met in high school and were wed November 1984 in their hometown of Ashland, KY. Several years later, Mark’s job moved them to Frankfort and the Lord led them to EFBC in March 1993; Annette became church secretary in December 1996. Annette received an Associate Degree from Ashland Community College in the Spring of 1983.
Not only does Annette enjoy her ministry as church secretary, but she also loves working in our children ministries.
You can reach Annette by calling the church office at (502) 695-3851 or email her at