MINISTRY LEADERSHIP

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Lead Pastor
Warner First Baptist Church is prayerfully seeking a full-time pastor with a strong shepherd’s heart, who works well with people of all ages, and has a desire to reach out to the local community and beyond. Candidate will have a strong commitment to serving Jesus Christ and a desire to serve as Shepherd and Teacher of a Southern Baptist congregation. We are a small to moderate sized but strong church. We are mission minded and love to serve our community.
BLAINE ROSS
Associate Pastor of Students

       Blaine Ross became the Student Pastor in June 2012. He grew up in Warner, Oklahoma, and attended Warner First Baptist Church throughout his childhood.  His heart’s desire is to see students connect with God and others, grow in their faith, and then be launched out to share the gospel of Jesus Christ and serve others.

       Blaine and his partner in life and in ministry, Megan, started “going out” in the 8th grade and have been together ever since. The newest addition to the Ross family is the sweet little miracle baby, Shiloh Louise Ross.

PAUL WEST
Minister of Music
  Paul has been Minister of Music at First Baptist Church since 1986. He has directed music in six different Baptist churches; 14 years in Texas, and 26 years in Oklahoma. In 1964, Paul was ordained a Deacon at the Northside Baptist Church in Midland, Texas. 
      Paul graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University (B.S.) in 1961, with a major in Math, and a minor in Music, and from Texas Tech University (M.S.) in 1965, with additional graduate study in computers at Southern Methodist University. He was Director of the Computer Center at Connors State College for 29 years, before his retirement in 2004. 
      Paul believes that the music of the church should include as many people as practical. He currently directs a group of adults, called the Unified Singers, a Youth Handbell Choir, the Youth Singers, aTeam Kids Children’s Choir, and a Senior Adult Choir. These groups sing regularly in the services at FBC. 
      Paul enjoys spending time with his eight grandchildren
Vickey Ward
Ministry Assistant
 
Vickey has been the Ministry Assistant since 20016.  She currently works part time for WFBC and part-time as Human Resource officer for Warner Public Schools.  
 
Vickey and her husband have been members of First Baptist Church since December 2002. They have sons, 2 daughters in law and one granddaughter.  They love serving on the missions team, teaching the young adults class and being active in life groups. As long time residents of Warner both Vickey and her husband are very active in the church, school and community.