Mt. Gilead Baptist Church
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Loving God - Loving others

Ministers and Staff

Below are our ministers and staff.  While we all have different responsiblities, we are a team that has the desire to work together to see God glorified and to carry out the mission God has given to our church.  If you'd like to contact one of them, please click on their name to send them an email:
 
Fred Thompson -  Teaching Pastor/Elder
 
Pastor Fred has been serving as the Pastor of Mt Gilead since 2009.  He previously served in Florida and Mississippi. He began his career in engineering before God changed the direction of his life and then went back to school to receive his Master of Divinity degree from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Mary have two beautiful daughters.
 
Harvey Wilson – Senior Adult Pastor
 
Harvey has spent most of his life here at Mt. Gilead growing up as a part of the church. He has served on staff for the past few years working with our Senior Adult Ministry (the Happy Timers).  He also has a special heart for children.  He has written several children’s books and also speaks regularly in the school systems sharing his stories with students.  If you'd like to know more about our Senior Adult Ministry, or even about scheduling Harvey to speak to a children's group, please click on Harvey's name to send him an email.
 
Clint Whitlock – Student Minister
 
Clint began as our Minister to Students (Youth) in the summer of 2013.  He and his wife Heather have a heart to see youth come to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and to grow spiritually.  They also have a heart for missions and participate in mission trips through the Flint River Baptist Association.  Clint is bi-vocational and works for the public school system.  He and his wife have two small children.  If you'd like to know more about our Student Ministry, please contact Clint by clicking on his name above.
 
Melissa Dennis – Children’s Ministry Director
 
Melissa is our newest member of the Mt Gilead staff.  She is a former school teacher who felt led to be a stay at home mom.  She brings freshness and excitement to the preschool and children's ministries.  Not only does she come with experience from being a school teacher, she and her husband John get lot's of children experience at home with their six children.  Please contact Melissa by clicking on her name above.
 
Jackie Ann Bell - Worship Leader & Choir Director
 
Jackie and her husband David have been long-time members of Mt. Gilead.  Jackie became the director of our choir in 2008.  She does a great job of helping our choir be true worship leaders.  Our choir has special music on almost every Sunday and performs cantatas on special occasions such as Christmas and Easter.  Jackie assumed the duties of our Worship Leader in 2012.  She leads our congregation in worship through praise songs and hymns.
 
Damarys Cabrera - Ministry Assistant/Receptionist
 
Damarys and her husband are active members of a Spanish Mission which meets at another location.  She is the first voice you will likely hear when you call our church.  Damarys brings many new skills to our staff and helps us enhance our ministry.  She views her position on our staff not just as a job but as a way in which she serves the Lord.
 
Julie Smith - Financial Secretary
 
Julie keeps an eye our finances.  She makes sure our bills are paid and that we honor God with our finances.  Julie works closely with our Finance Committee and Church Treasurer to ensure that everything given to Mt. Gilead is used for God's work.