Meet Our Ministry Team

Pastor Jay and Carissa Beard with their children (Julie, Caedmon, Avaril, and Raegan)

Pastor Jay and Carissa Beard

Pastor Jay is our lead pastor. He holds a B.A. in Biblical Studies from Pensacola Christian College and completed work towards his MDiv. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is passionate about pursuing his own relationship with Jesus as he leads our church to love our community well.

Carissa Beard holds a B.A. in English from Pensacola Christian College and is pursuing a Masters of Professional Counseling from Liberty University. She oversees our Women’s Ministry and Elevate Youth Ministry as well as helping to lead the worship team.

Bill Offutt

Bill leads our worship team. Bill’s aim in worship is to lead our hearts into the presence of God through all aspects of the worship experience.

Jan Jones

Jan leads our FBC Kids ministry with energy and a smile. Jan has lead Children’s ministry for over 40 years in various churches, and believes that children who meet Jesus are world changers.



Sunday School: 9:45 AM
Worship: 11:00 AM

Bible Study: 7:00 PM