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"Striving to present faithful followers of Christ"

Sunday Services

8:00am, 9:30am & 11am

(Nursery available)

Children's Sunday School 

9:30am & 11:00am

Laramie Valley Chapel

4801 Quarter Horse Dr.

Laramie, WY 82070

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High Plains Bible Conference

Thank you for all who attended this year's conference!

To view or listen to the conference, CLICK HERE!

barrick-300x300In 2015 Bill transitioned from serving as Old Testament professor at The Master’s Seminary in Sun Valley, CA, which allows him to continue as a Faculty Associate. Now he devotes himself to a writing ministry, serving as the Old Testament editor for the Evangelical Exegetical Commentary series (Logos/Lexham) for which he is writing the Genesis volume, and teaching around the world in pastoral training centers associated with The Master’s Academy International.


ThD from Grace Theological Seminary, Winona Lake, IN
MDiv and ThM from San Francisco Baptist Theological Seminary
BA from Denver Baptist Bible College, Denver, CO

To learn more about our speakers, please click on their name or see below:

Sunday, November 5th

5:00pm - David Martin - IBC Cologne, Germany

6:00pm - Dr. Bill Barrick


Monday, November 6th

9:00am - Jeff Brown - Jackson Hole, WY

10:00am - Roundtable Discussion

6:00pm - Sam Martin - St. George, UT

7:00pm - Dr. Bill Barrick


Tuesday, November 7th

9:00am - Mike DeVries - Erie, CO

10:00am - Roundtable Discussion

6:00pm - Brian Johnson - Thermopolis, WY

7:00pm - Dr. Bill Barrick


Wednesday, November 8th

9:00am - Joe Cacioppo - Boise, ID

10:00am - Roundtable Discussion

6:00pm - John Hutcheson - Paoli, IN

7:00pm - Dr. Bill Barrick



SamSam Martin is from Laramie, Wyoming. His family has lived in St. George since June of 2017. After a tour in the US Navy as a submariner, Sam attended the University of Wyoming. After graduating he went on to earn his Master’s Degree from Shepherd’s Theological Seminary and served as a staff Pastor at his church in Laramie before attending barber school in Salt Lake City. After starting a shop in his hometown, it was time for Sam and his family to move to Utah to work and plant Red Mesa Fellowship.

John HutchesonJohn Hutcheson grew up in Casper, WY.  John was saved in Laramie Valley Chapel in 1991 where he then studied, served, and taught for 18 years and served as Elder until 2010.Presently, John is Senior Pastor of Central Baptist Church, Paoli, IN.  
BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Wyoming / MTS from Golden Gate Seminary. John has 5 children with his wife Lisa, 2 daughter in laws, 1 granddaughter.

IMG_2481.JPGBrian Johnson is the pastor of Risen Son Baptist Church in his home town of Thermopolis. He came to faith nearly 20 years ago under the ministry of Laramie Valley Chapel while playing football for the University of Wyoming. God led him and his wife, Betsy, to the ministry after a few years of growing and serving in Laramie. He has spent the past 10 years ministering to the congregations God has placed them in through preaching the Word.


Joe Cacioppo was raised in southern Californian and in 1981 moved to Montana where a rancher led him to faith in Jesus Christ. Realizing that he had waisted the early years of his life he became intent on ministering to youth. He attended and graduated from the Masters college and then ministered as a youth pastor for 20 years. He has spent the last 11 years as the senior pastor of Grace Bible Church of Boise. Joe and Shirlie have been married 38 years and have 3 children and 8 grandchildren.