Stephen M. Vantassel has been a member of Central Baptist Church since 2015. In 2020, he was elected to be a deacon. Stephen is a licensed minister, with degrees from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Trinity College of the Bible and Seminary. In addition to his role as deacon, Stephen provides pulpit supply to area churches and is an instructor at King's Evangelical Divinity School. Stephen and his wife of over 25 years, reside in Lewistown.