Our Staff


Pastor - Bro. Ray Gilder

FBCG is pleased to announce that we have called Bro. Ray Gilder as our full-time Senior Pastor.



Assistant Pastor

We, at FBCG, are pleased to welcome Bro. Ryan Rogers as our Assistant Pastor.  Bro. Ryan is married to Amy Leigh (Rich) and have welcomed their first child Jani Mai.


Music Minister - Ward Winfree

Ward has led the music ministry of FBCG for many years.  He, along with our choir and musicians,  lead our congregation into meaningful times of worship.  Our music is a blend of hymns and new songs drawn from the 2008 Baptist Hymnal.  Ward is married to Elaine and they have two grown sons (Ryan & Michael) and one granddaughter.


Secretary - Vicki McKinney

Our church could not function without the gifts and talents of Vicki.  She has been our church secretary for a number of years and continues to help our church move forward in fulfilling the great commission.  She is married to Johnny and they have four grown children and a growing number of grandchildren.  Vicki enjoys UT & Gordonsville Sports as well as Camping and Fishing. 



Custodian - Sharon Bush

Sharon has been on the FBCG staff for several years and is the wife of one of our deacons, James Bush.  Her attention to detail prepares our facility for the many ministries that take place every week. Sharon and her husband James have two grown children and have six grandchildren.


Pre-School Director/Teacher - Kathy Hearn

Kathy has been leading our pre-school for over ten years.  She serves as director of the ministry and also teaches.  She is married to Ben and they have three grown children, two granddaughters and a grandson.  



Pre-School Teacher - Janet Thomas

Janet has been teaching in our pre-school for over ten years.  She has a great love for children and has been part of our pre-school from the beginning.  She is married to Eddie and they have two grown children and three grandchildren.


Youth Leader

Bro. Jeremiah Pierson.