John Baschieri

  • Full Name: John Raymond Baschieri
  • Nick name: Delmo
  • Family: Diane, August 9, 1975; Amanda, Nathan, Aaron
  • Ministry Role: Senior Pastor
  • What’s your regular order at Starbucks: Grande Café Latte
  • Favorite Quote: I have 2; If you can't see it before you see it you probably will never see it! You will never build a reputation on what you say you're going to do, just do it!
  • I’ve been in ministry since: 1977
  • Hidden Talent: If I told you it wouldn't be hidden.
  • Favorite movie: Rudy and Remember the Titans and the Bourne series
  • Favorite scripture: Ephesians 3:20
  • Life changing moment: The moment I received Christ
  • Peeves: Leaving lights on or things being out of order and lazy people.
  • Dream Vacation: Spending time with Diane in Europe, especially Italy!
  • Favorite singer/band: Andrea Bocelli, Peter Cetera, Chicago and the Eagles.
  • Favorite Book: Great Souls, Six people who changed a century.
  • When and where did you get saved: July 2, 1972 in Springfield Illinois
  • One thing that most people don’t know about me: I cry at sad movies.
  • Favorite TV show: Friday Night Lights, Sportscenter
  • In my spare time I… Love Going to dinner with Diane or spending time with our family.
  • Favorite Restaurant: 2 Meatballs
  • Previous job or line of work: In college, furniture store, carpet cleaner and painter
  • What sport are you not good at: Anything on ice.
  • Favorite sport/team: New York Yankees
  • Things that fascinate me: That an airplane can fly and people who come from nothing and accomplish something meaningful
  • Music that moves me: Worship and Rock from the 70's and 80's
  • People who inspire me are: My Mom, Billy Graham and anyone who personally sacrifices to help others.
  • Fears: That word is not in my vocabulary.
  • What makes you laugh: A funny movie, our kids and granddaughters
  • What is weird about you? Depends on who you ask!
  • The most exotic place you’ve ever been to: Anghor Wat Cambodia or China near the Himalayas
  • The most adventurous thing you’ve ever done: Paragliding. As I jumped, I said "John why in the world are you jumping off a cliff?"