Ministry Staff


Brother Ed Amundson, Pastor

      Bro. Ed has a Masters of Theology Degree  and has been in professional ministry for many years.  He has taught at Campbellsville University in the school of Theology and served on various state convention committees.  He has been the lead pastor of two churches prior to his pastorate at High Street Baptist Church.  Bro. Ed has been the pastor at High Street since March 11th, 2008. He and his wife have three boys.



Brandon Carrier, Minister of Music & Education/Assimilation

 Brandon     Brandon has served at High Street since September of 2015.  He has a Bachelor of Science from Campbellsville University and a Master of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  In his spare time he enjoys playing golf and watching sports.




Aaron Ray, Youth Minister

     Aaron began serving High Street July of 2017. Aaron is also a 2017 graduate of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College with a bachelor degree in ministry. Aaron is God called to serve youth and has ministered with local churches throughout his time of college as youth assistants along with his newly married wife, Hannah. She is also God called to serve youth to which she has also ministered in their hometown church of Ohio. Hannah is currently studying at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College to obtain her associates in ministry as well.

            Both feel a strong desire for Godly discipleship among teenagers. Believing in the centrality of the Bible to cultivate spiritual growth within the lives of teens. It is their aspiration to therefore produce God called students among a unified body of believers. They have a passion and desire for creating relationships with others.


Rachel Riquelme, Children’s Director


Rachel is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and is currently attending the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Rachel has been our Children’s Director for several years and has made many significant family oriented changes to our ministry.  She currently sits on the Kentucky Baptist Convention children’s ministry “think tank”.  She is co-founder of the project 58:10 which feeds up to 500 local area school children every week. 




Kim Tarter, Ministry Assistant