Our Staff

Billy Farr

Billy Farr is our Minister of Music. He is general manager of Atmore Industries but is also called to music ministry. He deeply loves to worship God through music. His desire is to encourage others to sing to God, not just about God and to focus on the words and not just the music itself.…

Tina Francis

Tina Francis, our Weekday Education Director, is married to Scott and they have two daughters, Amber and Lindsey, and one grandson, Brenton. Tina says, “Teaching our children about Jesus is the best way we can prepare them for the world they live in.” That is why it is her passion and desire to see children learn…

Leo Hammons

Leo I. Hammons, III serves as Church Organist.   He has worked in retail management for the majority of his adult life. Leo is a native of East Brewton, Al. He is employed as the Retail Operations Manager for Creek Indian Enterprises Development Authority. He has served as pianist or organist for several Baptist churches in…

Mary Beth Lancaster

Mary Beth Brantley Lancaster lives in Atmore, Alabama. She is married to Steve, and they have three daughters: Page, Bailey, and and Mary Thompson. Mary Beth has been blessed to serve as a church pianist since the age of 11 and has served in several churches throughout the years. She is also a member of…

Larry C. Patterson

Dr. Larry C. Patterson, our Interim Pastor, has recently retired from Southside Baptist Church in Bay Minette where he served since 2008. Dr. Patterson has been in ministry for over 40 years. He is married to Wanda and they have three children and two grandchildren.

Angela Searcy

Angela “Angie” Searcy is our groundskeeper. Angela grew up in Atmore, and is a 1991 graduate of Escambia County High School. In her senior year of high school, she began her career as a caregiver for the elderly, which she continued through 2016. Three years prior to coming to First Baptist, she also cleaned homes.…

Robin Stewart

Robin Stewart, our Children’s Ministry Director, is married to Kris and they have 2 children, a son, Kole and a daughter, Maggie. Robin loves being around children, she hasn’t quite grown up herself! She longs to help lead children to a relationship with Jesus Christ and to develop in them a desire to seek God…

Jennifer Weaver

Since, November 2013, Jennifer has been our office administrator, receptionist and financial secretary. Jennifer is also responsible for maintenance on our web site. She is married to Dennis and they have two daughters, Summer and Chloe. Jennifer is currently pursuing her degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of West Florida. She enjoys reading,…