Dr. John L. Vaprezsan, after graduating from Hyles-Anderson College in 1973, started Metro Baptist Church in Belleville, Michigan. Belleville is a small community between Ypsilanti and the Detroit Metro Airport. Metro Baptist Church is located on 27 acres on the I-94 N. Service Drive. Metro Baptist Church is celebrating its 45th year, with its 45th Anniversary on July 15, 2018.
Dr. Vaprezsan and his wife Linda have been married for 53 years and have 3 children, John , Pamela and Todd. The Vaprezsan’s have 11 grandchildren, and 1 great-grandchild.
Pastor Vaprezsan, is also known affectionately as “Pastor John”, to the children of Metro Baptist Church.