Pastor Tom Ravan
SENIOR PASTOR(704) 629-4158
Pastor Tom joined First Baptist Church on Sunday, September 16, 2012 as pastor. A graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Pastor Tom has a Master of Divinity with Biblical Languages. He also has a Bachelor of Arts, Accounting from Wofford College.
Pastor Tom and wife Connie have three children, Sierra, Micah and Victoria.
Pastor Tom has served churches in Youngsville, NC; Raleigh, NC; Ahoskie, NC, and the Baptist State Convention of NC.
Mary Anne Hurst
CHURCH SECRETARY(704) 629-4158
Mary Anne Hurst is our church secretary. She has served us for 10 years as of Dec., 2014. She provides information for members, keeps our giving records, and works for the Treasurer of the church to provide for the financial needs of the church. Mary Anne keeps our calendar and makes reservations for the use of our facilities. She records our Wednesday Morning and Evening Prayer Lists and helps keep the Pastor up to date on the needs and welfare of the congregation.
If you need the Pastor, you can call the church office at 704-629-4158 and Mary Anne will know where the Pastor is and most of the time can contact him on his cell phone.
Our Secretary also attends some of our committee meetings and our church council meetings for the work that she does in keeping our church calendar up to date and sending out information through our newsletter.
Our monthly newsletter is printed in our Baptist State Convention Newspaper and mailed to each member’s home. The church provides the State Newspaper to keep our members informed about the work of our church and denomination. Mary Anne manages the subscriptions and produces the newsletter. Announcements may be placed in the newsletter by calling the church office by the fifteenth of the month prior to publication.
Dan Ghormley & Linda Scates
MUSIC MINISTRY(704) 629-4158
Dan & Linda work together playing piano, keyboard, guitar and other instruments for the worship services. Our choir is open to anyone who would like to volunteer.
CHILD CARE CENTER DIRECTOR(704) 629-4158
Michelle Palmer is the Director of our Child Care Ministries.
You can contact Michelle at 704-629-2130 for information about our Child Care Ministry.
CHURCH CUSTODIAN(704) 629-4158
Kay Hodge is our part time custodian. She takes care of our sanctuary, education building, and Family Life Center. She has been our custodian for two years.
Kay and her family are very active members of our church and work with our young people in a variety of ministries..