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502 Highland Street • Winnsboro, LA 71295

About Our Team

Rev. Craig Beeman

Senior Pastor

Craig is the 12th pastor of First Baptist. He is married to Susanne. They have two boys, Andrew and Joshua. Craig is a graduate of Louisiana College with BA's in Media Communications and Journalism. He is also a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX, with a Master's of Divinity with Biblical Languages. He was called in August 2010, to serve as our pastor.

Carolyn Thomas

FBC Choir Director

Carolyn is our FBC Choir Director. She has been with us for many years and served for 27 of those years as our Music Director. She is married to Jerry and they have two grown sons, Johnathan and Jarrod. She leads our choir to praise God and point the congregation to Him.

Jon Baccarini

Church Pianist

Jon is our long time church pianist. He has had his fingers on the keys of our piano since he was 13 years old. We are pleased to have his talent to help us worship.

DeWanna Gilbert

Church Organist

DeWanna is our organist and has been producing beautiful music from our organ for many years. We are very blessed to have her at the keys of the only pipe organ in Franklin Parish as well as teaching Sunday School at Plantation Manor Nursing Center.

Terri Pace

Church Secretary

Terri Pace is our secretary and is a long time member of First Baptist Church. She is a retired teacher and is also a soloist in the First Choir of First Baptist Church. We are fortunate to have her with us.

Abe Credit

Church Custodian

Abe is our custodian. He makes sure the our facilities are ready to be used each week. You may not see him, but his hard work is obvious everywhere you look at FBC, Winnsboro. We are grateful to have him at FBC.

About Our Team

Who leads music? Who is the pastor?Who are the instrumentalists? Who is person behind the phone? Click on "OUR TEAM" at the top of the page.

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Office Hours

Mon - Fri:   8:00 am - 3:00 pm


First Baptist Church
502 Highland Street
Winnsboro, LA 71295

TEL 318.435.4359

FAX 318.435.5488


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