Rocky Taylor, Minister of Music & Associate Pastor
Rocky's life-long love of music overflows into his love to lead worship and to introduce others to a more intimate relationship with Christ through worship.  In addition to leading the 11:00 am worship service, Rocky directs the Chancel Choir, XYZ (Xtra Years of Zest) Choir, assists with the Young Musicians (4th,5th,6th Grade) Choir, plays and assists with the Chancel Ringers (5 octave handbells), and assists with Associate Pastoral duties.  Rocky is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University with a B.A. in Church Music and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where he received his Master of Church Music degree. 

Rocky’s wife, Ellen, is the Children's Choir Coordinator at FBC, as well as the Director for the Young Musicians Choir. They have two grown children, Robbie (Associate Pastor of Music at First Baptist Church of Murrells Inlet, SC), and Melody (Teacher at Seaside Elementary in Surfside Beach). Rocky and Ellen have been blessed with two beautiful grandchildren: Hannah Marie Taylor (born August 19, 2009) and Joshua Christopher Taylor (born March 19, 2012).

He has served churches in North Carolina, Texas, Florida, and Tennessee, and has been Minister of Music & Associate Pastor since July 1994.  Rocky grew up in North Carolina and has a passion for the UNC Tarheels!

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Patrick Jones, Minister of Students (Grades 6-12)

Patrick is from Mechanicsville, VA. He received his undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and his Master of Divinty degree from Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. He has been ministering to youth at FBC since 2004.

He enjoys playing golf, going to the beach, and spending time with his wife Katie and their three girls - Clarise, Kinley, and Tesse.

His calling is to provide youth with opportunities to know God, pray, learn, serve, laugh, listen, grow, and rest.

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Tommy Rowe, Associate Minister of Contemporary Worship
Tommy (a.k.a. T. A. Rowe) plans and guides the 8:45 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service on Sundays. Born on a small farm in Georgetown County, Tommy grew up in Horry County, and graduated from Myrtle Beach High School, and the University of South Carolina, and the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity with Languages.

A professional musician and entertainer for 25 years, Tommy left the entertainment business in 1982 to become a Minister of Worship for the Lord. Since then, he has recorded five Christian praise and worship albums. Tommy writes, arranges and records music as given by the Holy Spirit and uses many types of music to convey the love and message of Jesus Christ, including hymns, gospel songs, spirituals, choruses and cutting-edge contemporary. Tommy came to First Baptist Church in 2002 to create and develop our contemporary worship ministries.

Tommy is married to his ministry partner, best friend and soul mate, Cynthia (Cindy) L. Rowe. They have four daughters and five grandchildren. Tommy and Cindy are both passionate about serving the Lord! They want to make God smile.

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Jenni Harrelson, Ministry Assistant

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Heather Edwards, Financial Administrator

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Donovan Ivey, Building Superintendent

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