First Baptist Church, Paris, Tennessee
Monday, May 29, 2017

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 the former Debbie Anderson 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.
 
 
 
 
 

 
  Dr. Scott Shepherd
Associate Pastor of Music & Worship
Dr. Shepherd came to FBC Paris on May 20, 2002. Bro. Scott is a graduate of Shorter University (Bachelor of Music Education, 1999), Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv., 2002) and the Robert E. Webber Institute of Worship Studies (Dr. of Worship Studies, 2013). He is married to the former Traci Herman. The couple have four children: Jordan, Iris, Gideon and Grace. Bro. Scott's hobbies include cycling, sports, coaching youth sports and spending time with his family.
Bro. Scott can be reached by e-mail. at sshepherd@fbcparis.org.
 

 

   


 

Angela James
Director of Middle School & Children's Ministry
Mrs. 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, Mrs. 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.
Mrs. Angela can be reached by e-mail at ajames@fbcparis.org.

  


   

 

  

SUPPORT STAFF

 
 
 
SHIRLEY BRADEN
Director of Senior Adults
 
DIANA MADDOX
Director of Deaf Ministries
 MELODY WYNN
Ministry Assistant
ANITA PEALE
Administrative Assistant
SCOTT NANNEY
Administrative Secretary/
Receptionist
NORMA HOUSTON
Financial Secretary
SANDRA RAY
Pianist
JEFF MOODY
Building Superintendent
GARDNER MORALES
Custodian