J. Mark Wood – Pastor
Pastor Mark came to serve as Pastor in August 2016. During his tenure he has lead us on a journey that has included building new ministries and outreaches, revitalizing standing ministries and a huge remodel of our worship center , all while challenging the congregation in growing in their knowledge of Jesus Christ.
He has faithfully served five additional churches in West Virginia over the past 25 plus years. Active in the life of our denomination, he has served in several leadership roles including most recently, President of the West Virginia Baptist Convention.
Pastor Mark is married to Sherry Vagott Wood. They have three adult children and seven grandchildren. In addition to these family members they have a rescued Dachsund named Winston.
You can connect with Pastor Mark via email at: MarkWood65@gmail.com or on Facebook.
George Chandler – Community Outreach Pastor
Pastor Chandler is a long time member of First Baptist and serves us as our Community Outreach Pastor. George doesn’t know a stranger and that helps him in this role of reaching out in our community to assist in meeting needs.
You can contact George by e-mail at: GeoChan@aol.com
Kelli Zwoll – Administrative & Music Ministries
Kelli serves in a dual capacity here at First Baptist. She assists the Pastor as his Administrative Assistant as well as works with the choir as their director. She is married to Marlan and they have have three children, Zenna, Olivia and Isabelle.
Michelle Swingerland – Facilities
Deacons – Jay Starcher
Deaconesses – Mary Ann Wilson
Finance – John Corkrean
Christian Education – Dixie Hall
Trustees – Sim Kimbro