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Pastoral Staff


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Senior Pastor

Bill Booth

Bill is a graduate of Carson-Newman University and the Baptist Theological Seminaries in Louisville, Kentucky, and Richmond, Virginia. Prior to serving in this position, Bill served as the Pastor of Vinton Baptist Church in Vinton, Virginia; the Pastor of First Baptist Church of Jonesville, Virginia; and Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church of Morehead, Kentucky.  He has participated in short-term mission trips in such places as Brazil, Spain, India, Panama, Ghana, and Haiti.  Bill is married to Lisa, and they have two grown daughters, Lindsey and Kelsey.

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Pastor of Students and Family Life Ministries

Gary Stinnett

Gary is a graduate of Maryville College with a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Organization Management. Prior to his current position, he served as Associate Pastor in charge of Sunday School and Discipleship here at FBCM and before that as a Youth Pastor at Dotson Memorial Baptist Church in Maryville. Gary is locally known as the voice of his alma mater, the William Blount High School Governors, as he has been their sports announcer for many years. He and his wife, Rhonda, have three grown children: Haley, Hannah, and Tyler.

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Associate Pastor

Charles Ballard

Charles is a graduate of the University of Memphis and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served over 47 years of ministry with churches in Virginia, Georgia, Florida, and Tennessee and as a hospital chaplain. He and his wife, Beverly, have been married 53 years and have one daughter, two grandchildren, and two great-grandsons.

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Worship Leader

Bill Robinson

Bill is well-known in this area for teaching orchestra in the Maryville City School system which he did for 36 years before retiring in 2015.  Presently, he is developing an orchestra program at Clayton-Bradley Academy.  In the past, he has  served as a music director at a sister church for 13 years and as a conductor of the Maryville College Orchestra for 15 years. Bill is a graduate of the University of Tennessee/Knoxville having earned a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree in Music Education. He is married to Martha, has a daughter, Bailey, and two granddaughters, Evey and Ella.

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Children's Minister

Nick Poole

Nick is a graduate of Lee University with a Master's Degree in Ministry Studies in Youth and Family Ministry.  Prior to this position, Nick served as a Children's Pastor and Youth Pastor in churches in Cleveland, Tennessee.  Growing up, Nick and his family voluntarily participated in many mission activities in both the United States and abroad. Nick's education combined with his experience in missions and ministry have uniquely equipped him for developing a comprehensive children's ministry. Nick is engaged to marry Emma Servies in December 2017.