Rev. Gary Mullins

Pastor of Worship and Youth.

Gary was born in Cookeville TN, and has served churches in Ohio, Georgia, Indiana and Tennessee. Gary is married to Yvonne Mullins and has three daughters.

Gary started playing the piano at church when he was 14 years old, and by 16 was music director at a church in Beavercreek Ohio. Although he worked in the business world for many years, music has always been his passion in life. Gary was a bi-vocational music director for over 30 years when, in 2002, he started serving churches in a full time capacity. In December 2017, Gary celebrated his 50th year in the Music Ministry.  Gary's life verse is

"Call on Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things you do not know!"   Jer 33:3


Bessie Sells


Bessie Sells has celebrated over 30 years as Custodian of the First Baptist Church, Jamestown. Thank you Bessie for a wonderful 30 years , and looking forward to many more!


Debbie Leary

Administrative Assistant

Debbie was born in Muncie Indiana. Her parents (Doris Blevins and Philip Livingston) and grandparents (Florence and James Livingston; Mertie and Ike Blevins) were born and raised here in Jamestown, Tn. Florence Livingston served on Alvin York's draft board and was a one room schoolhouse teacher.  James Thomas Livingston was a Sheriff for five different terms through the years of 1892 to 1928.

Debbie has held many positions of leadership in the church: Women's Ministry, Missionettes, Alter worker, Nursery Coordinator, Teacher, VBS Director, and Custiodian.  Her education was obtained in Louisville, Ky where she earned three degrees. She has a daughter and son that live in Sheybogan, Wisconsin.

It's an honor to serve First Baptist Church. Stop in and say hello.  I'll assist in any way possible.