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Staff

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    Travis  Collins

    Senior Pastor

    Travis has been Senior Pastor of FBC, Huntsville since the spring of 2016. He served as a missionary in Nigeria and Venezuela. Travis’ latest book, From the Steeple to the Street, is about fresh expressions of church. He and his wife, Keri, have three children and a growing number of grandchildren.

    Travis  Collins

    Senior Pastor
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    Jud Reasons

    Executive Pastor

    Jud has been at FBC since August of 2006. Working with our staff and many committees at FBC, Jud finds himself in many meetings. A native of Nashville, Jud is a graduate of Mississippi College and Southern Seminary. His wife Anne is an elementary music educator. They have two adult children, Blake and Kyle.

    Jud Reasons

    Executive Pastor
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    Billy Orton

    Minister of Music & Worship

    Billy has been at FBC since August of 1998. Billy leads a growing program of music ministries that now encompasses choirs, instrumental groups, bands, ensembles, masterclasses, and an artist series. His wife, Jane, is a social worker and therapist. Billy and Jane have two adult children, John (married to Rebecca), and Mary (married to Michael). They also have two grandsons, Jack and Ryan.

    Billy Orton

    Minister of Music & Worship
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    Mike Pearce

    Minister of Missions

    Mike Pearce

    Minister of Missions
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    Joy Moore

    Minister to Preschool

    Joy Moore

    Minister to Preschool
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    Leigh Halverson

    Minister to Children

    Leigh received her Master's of Divinity degree from the McAfee School of Theology. She was ordained to the ministry in 2007. Leigh has served in churches in NC, GA, MO and was most recently called to serve at First Baptist Huntsville in April 2014. She has a big heart for ministry and brings that to life in a personal way as a foster parent. Leigh also enjoys sports and is a big UNC Tar Heel fan!

    Leigh Halverson

    Minister to Children
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    Jamie Mackey

    Minister to Students

    Jamie Mackey

    Minister to Students
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    John Lemons

    Minister to Young Adults

    John came to FBC in September of 2016 to serve as Minister to Young Adults. Prior to Huntsville, John lived and served in Chattanooga for 11 years and Birmingham for 4 years. His hope is to see the Young Adults at FBC reach and reflect the growing diversity of young adults found throughout Huntsville. He has been married to his wife, Emily, for nearly 15 years and they are the proud parents of 2 beautiful daughters.

    John Lemons

    Minister to Young Adults
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    Holly Canup

    Median Adult Ministry Coordinator

    An active member of FBC for 20 years, Holly came on staff in November 2016. She has a Social Work degree from Ole Miss and a Masters from Alabama. She and her husband, Dow have 3 teenage sons.

    Holly Canup

    Median Adult Ministry Coordinator
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    Mark Seanor

    Minister to Experienced Adults

    Mark Seanor

    Minister to Experienced Adults
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    Jeremy Wilkerson

    Minister of Contemporary Worship

    Jeremy Wilkerson

    Minister of Contemporary Worship



Ministry Residents

Missions Ministry Resident Scott Day
Student Ministry Resident Rob Covington


Ministerial Support Staff

Ministry Assistant- Pastor/Executive Pastor/Experienced Adults Lisa Wilson
Ministry Assistant- Young & Median Adults Susan Williams & Bailey Long
Ministry Assistant- Publications & Missions Bailey Long
Ministry Assistant- Childhood Ministries Cindy Thompson
Ministry Assistant- Music & Worship Barbara Sizemore
Ministry Assistant- Music & Worship Amy Helser
 

Program Support Staff

Accounting Assistant/SafeKeeping Policies Processor Reta Tumlin
Children's Choir Coordinator (interim) Suzanne Hefner
Children's Missions Coordinator (interim) Jamie Richardson
Median Adult Ministry Coordinator Holly Canup
Church Accountant Alison Hoskins
Church Business Administrator Debbie Bell
Church Receptionists Kay Bugg
Roxanne Daniels
Computer Network Administrator Myrna Boyd
Facilities Manager
Food Services Director Pam LaPier
Media Director (interim) Jeremy Wilkerson
Nursery Coordinator Angela Seanor
Weekday Early Education Director Kathy Ingram