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PASTORAL TEAM AND STAFF

The mission of First Baptist Waynesville  is to love God, to love others, and to magnify the name of Jesus Christ. The vision of our church is to glorify our God and Savior, Jesus Christ, to make true disciples throughout all the nations by means of missionary activity and support, to minister the ordinances, to edify believers, and to do all that is sovereignly possible and biblically permissible to magnify the name of Jesus.

 

PASTORAL TEAM

PASTOR                            LARRY SIZEMORE
 
pastorlarry@fbcwaynesville.net
 

Larry R. Sizemore has served as senior pastor since January 2015.

He holds a Doctor of Ministry degree in Preaching from Southern Baptist School for Biblical Studies in Jacksonsville, Florida, where he also earned the Master of Divinity degree after attending The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He received the Bachelor of Arts in Religion from the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky.

Dr. Sizemore has served in a wide variety of leadership roles within the Southern Baptist Convention at both state and Associational levels and has served as a senior pastor over 36 years.

Larry and his wife Sandy have four children.

His passions today are basically the same as they were during those exciting days of the “Jesus Movement” in which his conversion to Christ took place – to lead people to faith in Christ, teach the Word of God, and invest in making disciples.

ASSOCIATE/STUDENT LIFE PASTOR                      BRANDON LARSON 
brandon@fbcwaynesville.net
 
Brandon has a passion for seeing students and adults receive that “aha” moment with Christ.  He graduated from Lee University with a dual degree in Education and Counseling and a minor in Bible. 
 
Throughout his career he has worked with students;  beginning as a counselor, teacher, and now Student Life and Associate Pastor. 
 
He is married to the love of his life, Chasity, and has two awesome children who also love to serve.  In his free time,  he can be found getting lost on country roads and exploring the great outdoors with his family.
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WORSHIP LEADER                    LAURA ATKINS
 
laura@fbcwaynesville.net
 
Laura Atkins has been involved with music since birth. She has received her Bachelors and Masters degrees in piano performance from Wheaton College Conservatory of Music and Miami University.
 
She works as an accompanist throughout the Dayton area and maintains a private piano studio. Laura Atkins is humbled to be a worship leader. It is her desire to see the church stand and move in the freedom that is ours in Christ. It is her prayer that the church will worship the Lord in spirit and in truth, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of our faith. .
KIDS & FAMILY LEADER            SANDY SIZEMORE
 
kids@fbcwaynesville.net
 

Sandy brings 30 years of experience and training working with kids in churches. Her focus is presenting Jesus to kids in a real and practical way by using the Bible as the guide and fun as the method. She always strives to provide a safe environment for every child and competent, caring volunteer. Sandy invites you to stop by, call, or email anytime to chat about your child’s faith walk.

SUPPORT TEAM

MELISSA CHRISTMAN
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
Melissa@fbcwaynesville.net
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EVELYN MILTENBERGER
FINACIAL SECRETARY
 
evelyn@fbcwaynesville.net
 
ROBIN COLVIN
CUSTODIAN
 
 
SUSIE RICHTER
C.A.R.E. COORDINATOR
 
care@fbcwaynesville.net
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