First Baptist Church
Our Staff Members

The staff at First Baptist Church has spent many years commited to Christian service. Our staff enjoys serving our community, whether in sharing our faith or just lending a helping hand. Here are a few of First Baptist Church's staff members, starting with Jeff Tinsley:

Jeff Tinsley  (Pastor)  Send E-mail to Jeff Tinsley
Pastor Jeff Tinsley began as our new pastor on February 5, 2017. He has a wife, Andrea, and 3 children, (Aiden,7, Adyline,5, and Andrew James,1).

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Search Committee for Minister of Music is
Faye Phillips (Chairperson), Beverly Coleman, Chad Reeder, Carla Smith, Tony Taylor,Pat Walker, and Patti Wise.

"Currently Charlie Buford is leading the congregational music. Carla Smith is directing the specials that the choir sings on Sunday during the worship hour."

Amber Goodwin  (Financial Secretary)
Amber started to work February 15, 2016. She is married to Cameron Goodwin and they have three children, Keegan, Harley-Jo, and Knox.

Jeffery Triplet  (Minister of Youth and Children)
Jeffery is our Minister of Youth and Children. He began work in August of 2015. Jeffery is married to Deanna and they have two girls, Leanna and Hannah, and are expecting a third child.

Marie Bailey  (General Secretary)  Send E-mail to Marie Bailey
Marie is the General Secretary for our church. She works Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Mollie Coleman  (Organist)
Mollie is our church Organist.

Babs Maddox  (WEE Care Director)
Mrs. Maddox is the director of our Weekday Early Education & Care (WEE Care) program. The WEE Care program provides daycare for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years and is located inside the church.

Dana Perkins  (Pianist)
Dana became our church pianist on Sept. 21st. Dana's husband is Johnny Perkins.

Sheila Bowman  (Custodian)
Mrs. Bowman is our church's custodian. She also cooks the meals served on Wednesday nights.

Most members of our staff can be reached via E-mail or please feel free to contact us through our contact form.