December 2019  
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Rev. Matt Peek

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Matt Peek began serving as Pastor at First Baptist Church Pelham in June 2014. He is married to Leigh Anna, and they have four children: Maddie Claire, John David, Ellie, and Ruthie.  Matt grew up in Thomaston, GA and began preaching there at the age of 15.  He later served in ministry in LaGrange, GA and Moultrie, GA before being called to Pelham.   He earned a B.A. in History from LaGrange College and his M.Div. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  He loves spending time with his family, ministering in the local church, and going fishing and hunting when he gets the chance.

Minister of Youth

Rev. Harold Smith

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Harold is currently serving FBC as the youth minister since Jan 2015. His family includes his wife , Cindy and their 6 children, Joshua, Amanda, Rebekah, Daniel, Kathrine and Silas! Harold and Cindy have been members of FBC since 2007, where Harold has served as deacon and SS teacher prior to being the youth pastor. Harold is currently employed also at Camp Crosspoint, a children's and youth Bible camp here in Pelham since 2007. 

Interim Music Minister

Rev. Andrew Chaffer

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Bro. Andrew has served as the Interim Music Minister at FBC Pelham since February 19, 2017. He previously served as Associate Pastor/Minister of Music at FBC Pelham from July 2001-July 2007. He has also served as layman and Deacon since June of 2014. He currently has a Bachelor of Arts in Music and a Bachelor of Arts in Theology from The Baptist College of Florida.

Bro. Andrew grew up in the military as his Dad served in the US Air Force. He has lived in Arizona, South Dakota, Guam, Hawaii, Arkansas, and Florida. He served in the US Air Force from 1983-89 and was honorably discharged. He currently works for Pelham City Schools as IT Specialist since August of 2007, and also currently serves as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Huddle Leader for Pelham High school. 

Bro. Andrew and His wife, Melodie have three sons, Joel, Kurt, and Luke. He enjoys fellowship with family and friends, serving the Lord through ministry and mission work, Bowling, Golf, and home remodeling.

Ministry Assistant

Earlean Shiver

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Earlean has been our Ministry Assistant since October of 2008.  She has worked as a secretary/bookkeeper for over 20 years.

Earlean and her husband, Speedy, have 3 sons and their wives, Jared & Ashlee, Dusty & Stacy and Corey & Karesha.  Corey is a pastor for the Christian Life Center in Moultrie, Ga.  They have 7 grandchildren, Cody, Caiden, Morgan, Mattie, Gracie, Emma, and Keilyn.

She is ready and willing to assist you in any way she can.