We would like to invite you to come and visit with us at First Baptist. We believe you will like what you find and may decide to become a part of our wonderful fellowship.

Senior Pastor

Dr. Charlie Cooper

Pastor Charlie Cooper comes to First Baptist with almost 40 years experience. He has pastored churches in Alabama, Mississippi, and Georgia, including Burkhalter Baptist Church where he served over twenty years as senior pastor. He has a passion for preaching, a love for God’s people, and a desire to see the lost saved. He received the Lord as his Savior at the age of 8, made public his call to ministry when he was 11, and preached his first sermon when he was 13. He and his wife Linda have three children and six grandchildren, and one great grandchild. Pastor Charlie has a burden for the family and has led several marriage retreats and family conferences over the last 25 years.

Minister of Music

  Rev. Phil Bishop

Youth Pastor

Rev. Clint Sheppard