Rev. Earl Sweat
Earl was born and raised right here in Jamestown. God called him to preach the gospel on April 29, 1994 and he was ordained in 1995.
Earl has served in many capacities over the years, SS teacher, youth minister, evangelist, and finally pastoring. His heart's desire is to see lost people saved, and to see saved people grow in their relationship with the Lord.
Earl and his wife, Kristen Johnson Sweat have been married for 23 years and have 9 beautiful children.
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 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!