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  • Phone: (662) 842-1327
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  • Meeting Address:
    300 N Church St
    Tupelo, MS 38804
  • Mailing Address:
    300 N Church St
    Tupelo, MS 38804

Service Times

  • Sunday: 8:15am, 9:45 am and 11am, 6pm

Our Staff

 

At First Baptist Tupelo...

We are blessed to have a staff that loves their God with all their heart and loves to work serving Him. If you need to talk to any of the staff, please call the office at 662.842.1327 or email them directly!

 

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Ricky Young // Associate Pastor of Growing


Ricky Young is the Associate Pastor of Growing at Tupelo's First Baptist Church. He started his ministry here in July 2003 and has been in the ministry 27 years. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Mississippi College and a Master's degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Ricky and his wife, Lori, have two daughters. 

Lee Allred // Associate Pastor of Serving & Supporting


Lee Allred joined the First Baptist staff in January 2009 as the Associate Pastor for Serving and Supporting Ministries. He is a Delta State University graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and a New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary graduate with a Master of Arts in Christian Education. Lee and his wife, Christine, have three children.

Shandy Dill // Student Pastor


Shandy Dill joined the FBC ministerial staff in 2013. He has served in student ministry for the last eleven years. He graduated from Blue Mountain College in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and is currently working on a Master of Divinity in Leadership from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Shandy and his wife, Lindsey, have a two year old daughter, Charlie.

Randy Wood // Associate Pastor of Music


Randy Wood has been the Worship Leader at Tupelo's First Baptist Church since February 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Music/Vocal Music Education from Mississippi State University. Randy has been in the music ministry for 43 years. He and his wife, Marilyn, have two daughters and five grandchildren.

Dave Jensen // Minister to Singles and Recovery


Dave Jensen is the Minister to Single Adults and Recovery Ministries at First Baptist Church. He has been on staff since 1995. He holds a BBA from the University of Minnesota at Minneapolis, MBA-CN from the Keller Graduate School of Management and an M.Div from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his late wife, Marilyn, have six children and 16 grandchildren.

Martha Langerfield // Director of Preschool Ministry


Martha Harrison is the Director of Preschool Ministry at Tupelo's First Baptist Church. She has served on staff since 2002. Martha has a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Mississippi State University. She has three sons; Drew, John and Mark.

 

Carrie DeVenny // Director of Children's Ministry


Carrie DeVenny is the Director of Children's Ministry at Tupelo's First Baptist Church. She joined the staff in May 2014. Carrie has a Bachelor's degree in Education from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. She is currently working towards the Masters of Art in Christian Education at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Carrie has deep love for Children's Ministry with more than 19 years experience.

 

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