The physical landscape was not the only thing that had changed. Reverend Phillips resigned in July, 1962, to serve as a missionary in France. In Aug., 1962, Reverend Leo Drake was called as interim pastor and was later accepted as the second pastor of Hebron Baptist Church in May, 1963. After a brief tenure,
Rev. Drake resigned in 1965 to serve as superintendent of the Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport, KY.
Rev. Gayle Toole was called as the third pastor in Jan., 1966. Under his leadership a loan was secured in 1967 to build a new sanctuary, phase two. The new sanctuary was dedicated to God’s service and for His glory on August 27, 1967
After a successful seven years of ministry at Hebron, Brother Toole accepted the call to serve as pastor of Edgewood Baptist Church in Nicholasville, KY. Dr. George Redding of Georgetown College was called upon to serve as interim minister until a new pastor was located. The new pastor was Robert Kiper, who served from Jan. 23, 1974, to Feb. 8, 1977. He was succeeded by Ronald Chastain, who was called to serve as pastor on June 12, l977. After six years of devoted leadership that witnessed much growth in the membership, Bro. Ron resigned on Oct. 30, 1983
The sixth pastor was Bro. Mark Keith. Mark began his tenure, the longest of any pastor at Hebron, on Jan. 22, 1984. Under his leadership, the church completed a renovation of the sanctuary and the third phase of the Route 20 campus by adding a much-needed education wing. Bro. Mark resigned from the pastorate on August 18, 1996.