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Upcoming Events
SEP

26

WED
Mid-Week Activities
FBC Family Meal 5:30 p.m.
Youth ELEVATE 6:30 p.m.
Disciple-Making Groups 6:30 p.m.
Bible Study & Prayer 6:30 p.m.
Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
See You at the Pole
7:00 AM
at the local school's flag poles
SEP

29

SAT
So & Sew Women's Craft Group
9:00 AM
Crochet and Knitting
SEP

30

SUN
Prayer Time
8:25 AM
in the Fellowship Hall
Young Musicians Children's Choir
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
in the Children's Park
OCT

03

WED
Mid-Week Activities
FBC Family Meal 5:30 p.m.
Youth ELEVATE 6:30 p.m.
Disciple-Making Groups 6:30 p.m.
Bible Study & Prayer 6:30 p.m.
Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
OCT

06

SAT
Student Laser Tag Night
6:45 PM to 9:30 PM
at the home of Shane and Delaina Harris
OCT

07

SUN
Prayer Time
8:25 AM
in the Fellowship Hall
Young Musicians Children's Choir
5:45 PM to 7:00 PM
in the Children's Park
Student D-Groups
6:00 PM
in the Refuge
Evening Worship
6:00 PM
in the Sanctuary
OCT

08

MON
OCT

10

WED
Mid-Week Activities
FBC Family Meal 5:30 p.m.
Youth ELEVATE 6:30 p.m.
Disciple-Making Groups 6:30 p.m.
Bible Study & Prayer 6:30 p.m.
Choir Practice 7:30 p.m.
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FBC Staff
Pastor

Michael Daugherty

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Pastor Michael Daugherty was called to be the pastor at First Baptist Sheridan on Sunday, January 14, 2018 and took over the pastorate on Sunday, February 1st.  Michael grew up in Little Rock as an active member of Immanuel Baptist Church and became a follower of Christ at the age of 6.  He attended the University of Central Arkansas and graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance. In the spring of 2014. Michael surrendered to God's call into Christian ministry. He then obtained his Masters of Divinity Degree at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He married his wife, Shara, also a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, on October 21, 2016. They welcomed a son, Malachi Doyne, in December of 2017.  Michael and Shara enjoy cycling, being outdoors, watching and playing sports, and spending time with family and friends. 






Associate Pastor

Joe Bratton

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Joe began his role as FBC Associate Pastor on July 16, 2018. He recently retired after a 33-year career as a firefighter and chaplain with the Jacksonville Fire Department.  He and his wife,  Sherry have been residents of Sheridan for 14 years, while  Joe’s father and mother grew up here.  Joe and Sherry have one daughter, Angela, and three grandchildren, Caleb, Joshua and Evelyn.  Joe has been involved in pastoral ministries in various capacities for over 20 years, and in his spare time enjoys beekeeping and amateur radio.






Director of Music Ministry

Scott Talley

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Scott began serving as the FBC Director of Music Ministry on February 1, 2017. He has been singing in church since the age of 3 and has 15 years of experience leading music in worship services before coming to Sheridan. Scott is bi-vocational with a career with the P.I. Roofing Company.  He  is married to Suzie, and they have three great kids: Katelyn, Karis, and Logan. In addition to music, Scott enjoys golfing, hunting, and fishing in his spare time.






Youth Pastor

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Director of Children’s Ministries

Fara Newkirk

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Fara has served as the Director of Children's Ministries since September 2000 after working several years in finance and as a homemaker.  Her duties at FBC include serving as the AWANA commander, directing Vacation Bible School and the children's Sunday School program, leading the new Christian training classes, and organizing special children's events along with summer activities and camps.  She and her husband, Keith, have one adult son, Alexander, who is married to Shelby. Fara is also the mom to a very "spoiled" Boykin Spaniel named Sadie.






Administrative Assistant

Melissa Poe

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Melissa is a former nurse who went back to college and obtained her degree in Management Information Systems from Central Baptist College in Conway. She began serving FBC as Church Administrataive Assistant in February 2017. She welcomes all visitors to our church office as well as assists the pastor and other church staff members with day-to-day tasks.  Melissa is married to Danny. She enjoys traveling around the state, photography, and reading.






Financial Director

Ann Clark

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Ann has been the FBC Financial Director since 2011, after serving as Church Secretary for some 28 years. She is the fourth generation of her family to be a member of First Baptist Church in Sheridan. Ann is blessed with two wonderful children, four fantastic grandchildren, and one amazing great-grandson. Her favorite Bible passage is I Corinthians 13. 


 






Media & Communications Director

Marla Moore

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Marla became the Director of Communications and Media  in August of 2015 after a 31 year career as a public school educator. Her duties at FBC involve creating and publishing all print media of the church including the weekly worship bulletins, calendars, newsletters and bulletin boards, along  with electronic media including the church website, electronic marquee, sermon powerpoints, and social media. Marla is a lifelong resident of Sheridan and a third generation member of FBC Sheridan. She and her husband Mike, a high school coach, have raised three children, Whitney, Landon, and Sarah.






Preschool Director

Marissa Douglass

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Marissa began serving as Preschool Director at First Baptist in June 2018. She grew up in Greers Ferry, Arkansas, but moved to Sheridan in 2016, when she married Ryan Douglass. They have a beautiful daughter, Ava Lynn. Marissa enjoys cooking, crafts, and spending time with her family. She has been a very active member of FBC Sheridan since she joined the church in 2016. 






Mothers Day Out Director

Judi Siegfried

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Judi is the Director of the FBC Mothers Day Out program.  She and her family moved to Sheridan in September 2001. She has been involved with MDO since the early planning stages in the summer of 2005.  She has been director of the program since 2007.  Judi is married to James Siegfried, and they have two sons, Jack and Jake.