Rockville First Baptist Church is thrilled to introduce our new Senior Pastor, Garry Jones. Prior to this position, Garry served as a Church Planting Catalyst with the State Convention of Baptists of Indiana, serving over 60 churches in the western region of the state. He has previously served on a church staff as minister of education and as a strategy coordinator for the International Mission Board in Queretaro, Mexico.
Garry has a B.A. from Indiana Christian University and has attended the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Lori, have two adult sons and one granddaughter. We look forward to Pastor Garry’s enthusiasm and vision for First Baptist Rockville and our community.
Brent Lacy, Youth Pastor
Brent has been serving in Bi-vocational and Full-time Youth Ministry since accepting the call to ministry in 2001. His work experience in the fields of Information Technology and Child Abuse Investigation gives him a missional mindset to creatively reach those that would never darken the doors of traditional church. Pastor Lacy has an A.A.S. in Business Marketing from Rend Lake College in Ina, Illinois and a B.S. in Church Ministries from Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri.
Brent published his first book “Rural Youth Ministry:Thrive Where You’re Planted” with Group/Simply Youth Ministry in December 2012. In November 2014, Brent will be speaking at the Accelerate Leadership Summit on Campus Ministry in a Rural Ministry Context.
Brent was called to be the Youth Pastor at First Baptist Church in 2009.