Dr. Bill Montgomery

Interim Pastor

Email: firstbaptistopp@gmail.com




Rev. Chris Weide

Associate Pastor, Youth Minister, Music Minister

Email: chrisweide1@hotmail.com


My name is Chris Weide. I began serving as an Associate Pastor of First Baptist in August 2012. I am also the Music and Education Minister. I am married to Lynn and we have two children: Connor and Emileigh. I graduated from Brewton-Parker College with a degree in Music and Education. In December 2019, I graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters Degree in Theological Studies.  In my free time I enjoy hunting and gardening, spending time with my family and building things.



Mr. Emmett Massey

Youth Director

email: DEMasseylaw@gmail.com


Stefanie Nawlin

Children's Director/Financial Secretary

Email: stefaniefbc@gmail.com


My name is Stefanie Nawlin.  I began serving as the Financial Secretary in May 2014.  I also began serving as the Children's Director in August 2018.  I am married to Dustin Nawlin and we have 3 girls: Abigail, Anabeth, & Allie.  In my free time I enjoy spending time with family and friends.  


Nathan Stoudemire