Dr. Tim MimsDr. Tim Mims, Transitional Pastor

Timothy W. Mims, Ph.D. serves as Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies and Director of Ministry Internships at Blue Mountain College.  He and his wife, Amanda, reside in New Albany and have one son, Zachary.

Mark Mathis, Pastor of Worship & Media

Mark has been on staff at First Baptist Church since June of 2011. He is a native of Alcorn County, MS. He was born in Corinth, MS and is a graduate of Kossuth High School. He received his Bachelor of Music Education from Mississippi College, Clinton, MS and his Master of Arts in Christian Education with an emphasis in Music and Worship from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, Memphis, TN. He is married to Misty Satterwhite Mathis from Tremont, MS. They are the parents of three children, Conner, Chandler, and Marlee.

Chris Moore, Pastor of Youth/College & Families

Chris Moore has been on staff as the Student Pastor since April of 2016.  He was born and raised in Ponchatoula, LA.  He has served in youth ministry in Louisiana and Tennessee.  Chris received his Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry from Leavell College at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  He received his Masters of Arts in Christian Studies from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and is pursing his Masters of Divinity from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Paige Pittman Moore from Hammond, LA.  They have two children: Anna Grace and Beaux.

Diane Stone, Secretary/Ministry Assistant

Diane has served First Baptist Church since July of 1998. She is married to Sammy Stone and they have two children, a son Draper, a daughter Blaire Jarvis (Brandon) of New Albany and children Evan and Janie Reinike, and Chance, Chloe and Zoey Jarvis.

Melissa Dunnam, Financial

Melissa is married to Bryan Dunnam and they have two children, Kelsey and Lilli along with two grandchildren, Harper and Rivers. Melissa and Bryan attend Center Baptist Church where she is involved in the music ministry, directing special productions with the choir.

Rickey Roberts, Maintenance


Jamie Duff, Librarian

Joy McCulloughJoy McCullough, Church Hostess

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