Our staff wants to help make your experience at First Baptist Church a pleasant one. We are also happy to answer any questions you may have about Christ, the church or the relationships you cultivate with family, friends, co-workers and neighbor.

We have provided a list below of our staff and how to get in touch with them.



John C. Elliott

Minister of Activities, 432.683.0647

Amy Vanderveer, Activities Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0648

Nathan WennerlindActivities Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0648

Building & Maintenance

Jim Hansen, Director of Maintenance, 432.683.0641

Child Development Center

Janie Riley, Interim CDC Director, 432.683.0638


Janna BoydMinister to Senior Adults, 432.683.0653 

Katy Little, Assistant Minister of Students, 432.683.0610

Caitlin Bewley, Preschool Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0611

Sarah Arrambide, Minister of Children, 432.683.0609

Abbey Whigham, Children's Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0609

Cindy Eoff, Education & Sr. Adult Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0612

Paige Thomas, Children's Day Out Coordinator, 432.683.0632

Brooke Raley, Kids Kare Coordinator, 432.683.0203

Shane Dockrey, Interim Preschool Minister, 432-683-0627


Betty Roy, Director of Business Management, 432.683.0613

Susan HarleyFinancial Assistant, 432.683.0657

LaNell Dean, Accountant Assistant/HR/Payroll, 432.683.0615

Emalee Blau, Financial Assistant/Payroll Practitioner. 432.683.0614

Food Service

Valerie Watkins, Director of Food Service, 432.683.0636


Darin Wood, Senior Pastor,  432.683.0604

Larry Grimes, Business Administrator, 432.683.0605

David Johnson

, Associate Pastor, 432.683.0692 

Susan Upham, Pastoral Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0604

Jeri SchantzBusiness Administrator Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0616


Jim Cawthon, Minister of Media, 432.683.0608 

Max Floyd, Printing Coordinator, 432.683.0624

Blane Dickson, Production Assistant, 432.683.0608


Hank Henry,   Minister of Missions, 432.683.0623 

Eva Diaz, Benevolence Coordinator, 432.683.0656

Clementina Jacobs, Missions Ministry Assistant , 432.683.0623


Doris McSparran, Music Ministry Associate/Organist, 432.683.0618

Rabon Bewley, Music Ministry Associate/Instrumental, 432.683.0618  

Abigail Davis, Music Ministry Assistant, 432.683.0618