Pastor Ron Burnet was called to the Silvis Heights Baptist Church in March of 2011. He and his wife, Vicki, have dedicated themselves to serve the church faithfully.
Pastor Ron was born in Sterling, Illinois. He grew up in Des Moines, Iowa where he graduated from Des Moines East High School. He attended Faith Baptist Bible College in Ankeny, Iowa, graduating with a BA in Bible Studies in 1971 and a BA of Theology in 1972. Following graduation he served a one year Pastoral Apprenticeship at the Olivet Baptist Church of Westwood, Kansas. Pastor Burnet has served three other churches in his 39 years of pastoral ministry: Rustic Hills Baptist Church, Colorado Springs, CO, 1973-1992; Immanuel Baptist Church, Newton, IA, 1992-2000; Berean Baptist Church, Bunker Hill, IL, 2000-2010.
Vicki was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa. She grew up in the community of Pilot Mound, IA and is a graduate of Grand Community High School. She attended the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, IA and Faith Baptist Bible College.
The Lord has blessed Pastor Ron and Vicki with six children: John (Nicole) of Littleton, CO: Sara (Nathan) of Cazenovia, IL; Joel (Karen) of La Crosse, WI; Tim (Brandi) of Bunker Hill, IL; Ben (Becky) of Carpentersville, IL and Christian (Sara) of Bunker Hill, IL. The Burnet's also have ten grandchildren.