Ministry Staff


Gary Bledsoe
Executive Pastor for Worship


Matt Oberhelman
Associate Pastor for Worship

The music ministry at First Baptist Church has a place for everyone ages 4 and up to serve the Lord through music. Come join us as we make His praise glorious! We have a number of ministry opportunities for you to share your musical talents!

Contemporary Worship Band

This group leads in worship during our 11 am contemporary worship service. This is a full band with singers, guitarists, bassists, drummers, and keyboard/piano. Previous contemporary music experience is preferred. For more information about joining the Worship Band, or sitting in on a rehearsal, contact Matt Oberhelman.

Kids Praise

Our children’s praise and worship groups kick off the first Wednesday in October. Find your child’s class below.

Ages Day Time Room
4 year-olds (by September 1) Sunday 4:30 pm 124
Kindergarten Sunday 4:30 pm 124
Grades 1-2 Sunday 4:30 pm 126
Grades 3-5 Sunday 4:30 pm 245
STARSS Sunday 5:30 pm 124

Youth Choir

The Agape Singers (grades 6-12) meet Sundays during the school year at 4:30 pm in the choir room. This group performs at the Christmas Celebration and goes on a yearly mission trip to know, serve, and share Jesus through music around the country.

Worship Choir

The Worship Choir leads worship in our 8:30 am traditional service. This choir leads in singing hymns and newer songs with the congregation, special music choral anthems, and full concerts for Christmas and seasonal events. Those college age and above are welcome to sing with us! Rehearsals are at 7 pm every Wednesday evening in the choir room.

Senior Adult Choir

Our New Horizon senior adult choir is open to all singers age 55 and up. This group leads in the 5:30 pm worship service once a month and performs for special events throughout the year. This group meets every Tuesday, except the first Tuesday of the month, at 3:30 pm in the choir room. New Horizon only meets during the school year.


Our church orchestra helps lead worship by accompanying the choir and congregation during the 8:30 am service. This group is open to all players of orchestral or band instruments, ages high school and up. Rehearsals are every Wednesday at 6 pm in the Worship Center.

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