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Senior Pastor

FBC is currently undertaking the task of prayerfully seeking our next Senior Pastor. If you would like more information about our progress, follow the link to our Pastoral Search page, HERE.


Jimmy Cooley
Minister of Worship & Music

Jimmy has served as Minister of Worship & Music at FBC since the fall of 1990. What began as a 3-week fill-in has lasted 20-plus years. Jimmy is a native of Chattanooga and graduate of UT Chattanooga. Jimmy owns and operates Cooley's Fine Clothing Store in Red Bank, TN. He is married to the former Janie Smith, his wonderful and lovely wife.

Susan Veazey
Director of Children's Ministries

Susan Veazey has been on staff as our Director of Children's Ministries since December of 2007. Her heart's desire is to help children learn about and love Jesus. She and her husband, Marc, have been married for more than 30 years and have two sons. Susan enjoys reading, playing the piano, yard work, and supporting Gordon Lee football!

Michael Savadge
Pastor to Students

Michael joins FBC's staff having served teens in Arkansas and Kansas. The Georgia native and Dawg fan moved to St. Louis, MO to play college baseball where he surrendered to God's call to serve in ministry. He and his high-school sweetheart, Krista, have three "awesome" kids: Madisyn, Callie, and Camden.

Tracey Lawson
Church Secretary

Tracey Lawson is married and has two boys. She graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Industry. God led her to FBC in October 2012.

Nelson Mullens

Nelson has been on FBC's staff for over 8 years serving the needs of the church. A tireless worker, Nelson oversees the day-to-day physical operations of FBC's campus. He and his wife, Beth, have one grown daughter, Stacy, and two awesome grandsons. Nelson can do just about anything, and we are so glad he works here with us at FBC.

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