First Baptist Church, Paris, Tennessee
Sunday, August 19, 2018

Our Staff

MINISTERIAL STAFF
 
 
Dr. Trent Bullock
Senior Pastor
Dr. Bullock began serving as Senior Pastor at FBC February 9, 2009. He is a graduate of Union University (B.A., 1988), New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv., 1991) and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDim., 2006). Prior to coming to Paris, Bro. Trent served as Pastor of First Baptist Church in Halls, Tenn., (1998-2009) and as Associate Pastor/Minister of Education at First Baptist Church in Dresden, Tenn., (1991-98). He and his wife, Lori, have two daughters, Meredith and Megan. His hobbies include spending time with his family, working in the yard and watching sports (especially Kentucky Wildcat basketball).
Bro. Trent can be reached by e-mail at tbullock@fbcparis.org
 
  
    
 
 
 
 
 

 
Rev. Larry Simmons
Executive Pastor
Rev. Simmons began his ministry at FBC Paris on October 1, 2000. Bro. Larry previously served as Associate Pastor & Business Administrator at First Baptist Church in Kingston, Tenn., (1988-2000), Pastor of Hempridge Baptist Church in Waddy, Ky., (1983-87) and Pastor of New Salem Baptist Church in Mason Hall, Tenn. (1980-82). He and is married to Debbie (Anderson) Simmons of Kenton, Tenn. The couple have three children: Joshua, Matt and Rachel. Bro. Larry's hobbies include fishing and exercising.
Bro. Larry can be reached by e-mail at lsimmons@fbcparis.org.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Rev. Jeremy O'Neal
Minister of Music & Worship
Rev. Jeremy O'Neal began his ministry at First Baptist Church on February 26, 2018.  Bro Jeremy previously served at First Missionary Baptist Church in Benton, KY (1999-2003), Springhill Baptist Church in Paris, TN (2003-2010), and First Baptist Church in Covington, TN (2011-2018). Before surrendering his life to full-time vocational ministry, Bro Jeremy taught choral music in the classroom. He taught at Inman Middle School and Henry County High School in Paris, TN, at Wm J. Brennan High School in San Antonio, TX, and at Tipton Christian Academy in Covington, TN. Bro Jeremy holds Bachelor (2002) and Master (2006) of Music Education degrees from Murray State University. He and his wife, Lauren, have three children, Shannon, Katelyn and Aiden. In his free time, Bro Jeremy enjoys working in the yard, playing golf, basketball, tennis and fishing.

 Bro. Jeremy can be reached by e-mail at joneal@fbcparis.org.
 
 
 
  

 
 
Angela James
Director of Middle School & Children's Ministries
Ms. Angela began serving as Director of Middle School & Children at First Baptist Church on August 1, 2006. She is a graduate of Union University (B.S. 1993) and The University of Memphis (M.S. 1996). Prior to coming on staff at FBC, Ms. Angela worked for the public school systems in Henry County, Jackson and Humboldt, Tennessee. She is married to her husband, Rod James, a Henry County native. The couple have two children, Kaity Beth and Drew. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, watching and participating in all kinds of sports, hanging out with kids of all ages and looking forward to her family's annual beach vacation.
Ms. Angela can be reached by e-mail at ajames@fbcparis.org.

 

 

  

 

    

SUPPORT STAFF

 
 
 
SHIRLEY BRADEN
Director of Senior Adults
 
DIANNA MADDOX
Director of Deaf Ministries
 MELODY WYNN
Ministry Assistant
 
SANDRA RAY
Pianist 
 
SCOTT NANNEY
Office Manager
NORMA HOUSTON
Financial Secretary
 
JOY STUBBLEFIELD
Music Ministry Assistant
jstubblefield@fbcparis.org 
JEFF MOODY
Building Superintendent
GARDNER MORALES
Custodian