Church Phone: (229)924-9035
Church Fax: (229)924-8999
Keith Parks, Pastor
Keith and Judy began their ministry at First Baptist, Americus, in July of 1989. Keith received the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, with a major in music, from Valdosta State College, and the Master of Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. Judy currently teaches music at Sumter County Primary School and also serves as the pianist at First Baptist Church. They have three boys, Jonathan, David, and Jason
Rusty Mauldin, Minister of Education and Administration
Rusty and his family came to First Baptist in February, 1998, Rusty received his Bachelors of Science from Jacksonville State University and his Masters of Arts in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. His wife, Michele, is a teacher at Sumter County Elementary School. They have three children.
Luke Fendley, Minister of Students
Luke and his family came to First Baptist in July of 2017. His wife Laura is employed by Sumter County Board of Education as a Middle School Science teacher. They have one daughter.
Connie Dozier, Ministry Assistant – Financial
Connie Gardner Dozier joined our staff in 2000 as Ministry Assistant and became our Financial Ministry Assistant in 2005. She is a member of Plains Baptist Church. She and her husband, James have three grown children, a son and 2 daughters. They have been blessed with eight grandchildren. She enjoys playing the piano and being with her family.
Kathy McCarty , Ministry Assistant
Kathryn (Kathy) Dupree McCarty joined the staff at First Baptist in October of 2005. She was born and raised in Americus and has been a member of First Baptist since 1972. She enjoys playing bridge and rummy with friends and family, and enjoys visiting and playing with grandchildren whenever possible. Kathy’s motto: Treasure yesterday, dream of tomorrow and live today. God is good.
Chairman of Deacons – Mark Hayes
- Active Deacons:
Leila Toms, Clerk
Bob Beauchamp, Treasurer
Cricket Johnson, Sunday School Director
Lisa Holloway, Organist
Judy Parks, Pianist
Pam Grimes, FBC Preschool Director
Larry McRae, Building Superintendent
Myrt Radney, Church Hostess, Julie Fairbrother, C0 Chair Church Hostess
Essie Lowe, Food Services Director