Dr. Jim Everette
Associate Pastor Connection & CareEmail
I have been a member of FBC Wilmington’s staff since 1990. I served as the Associate Pastor of First Baptist Drexel, NC prior to coming to joining the FBC-Wilmington team. Lisa and I were married in 1983. Our two grown children, Jonathan and Megan are married and we are blessed with a granddaughter, Everette Elizabeth Barbour and two grandsons, Brooks Phillip Everette and James Douglas Barbour III.
Rev. Jayne Davis
Associate Pastor DiscipleshipEmail
Before joining the FBC staff in 2001, I was the Executive Director for the New Hanover County Partnership for Children (Smart Start), Good Shepherd House Administrative Director and Coalition for the Homeless (NYC) Assistant Director. I am married to Wes Davis. We have four children, Kayla, Christian, Meredith, and Annie.
Minister of EngagementEmail
It has been my true joy to serve as a member of the staff of FBC Wilmington since 2001. I met my husband, Jeff in high school and we celebrated our 29th anniversary this year. We enjoy cooking, boating, music, and every chance we get to spend time with our grown son, Cutter, who lives in Columbia, South Carolina.
Minister of Traditional WorshipEmail
God has blessed me in many ways throughout my life – especially since 2015 when I joined the ministerial team at First Baptist! I completed my Masters of Church Music from Campbell Divinity School in 2020.
Minister of Modern Worship & Young AdultsEmail
I served as a Worship Leader at The Church at Sterchi Hills, and as the Development Officer & Grant Writer at Carson Newman College. I joined the FBC Wilmington team in 2017. My grandparents were music missionaries in Brazil and my mom’s father was a church minister his whole life. My wife Muriel and I met in college. We recently adopted a dog named Perdy.
Dr. Jim Baldwin
Minister to Senior AdultsEmail
Before coming to First Baptist as the Minister to Senior Adults, I served as the pastor of three churches across North Carolina over the last 36 years. My wife, ENan and I returned to Wilmington, my home town, several years ago to continue our ministry. We share a deep passion and heart for missions and love serving others. We enjoy walking on the beach, visiting with grandchildren, traveling to new places, and hosting friends on our back porch.
FBC Christian Preschool DirectorEmail
Since 2006, I have served as the director of the First Baptist Christian Preschool. I grew up in First Baptist Church and have loved raising my two children, Connor and Madison in my childhood church. Recently we celebrated the wedding of our daughter Madison, and welcomed a new son, Jonathan, into our family.
Activities Center CoordinatorEmail
After working for Duke Energy for thirty-eight years, I retired in January 2018. During the interim, I worked a few part-time jobs and kept myself busy with home projects. I love being a member of the Chancel Choir and Security Team and felt called to expand my serving by joining the Tuesday Night Feeding Team, the Missions and Ministry Committee, and the Diaconate. I am thankful for another opportunity to serve God in a new role, welcoming all those that will come through the doors of the Activities Center will the love of Christ.
I am married to Lisa and we have two daughters Emily, a 2020 graduate of Wake Forest University, and Katherine, an architecture major at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.
Before joining the FBC Staff in 2021, I was an administrative assistant at UNCW. I met my husband Trevor in college through our mutual love for theatre and arts, and we were married in October of 2020. We are avid readers and love spending quiet weekends at home with our cat Mr. Socks. If we aren’t reading, you can find us in the theatre (on stage, backstage, or just enjoying the show) or playing board games with friends.
Assistant to Administration, Connection, and CareEmail
I was born in Wilmington and raised in nearby Duplin County, and I have always held a great affinity for downtown Wilmington, especially the historical buildings like First Baptist. I am proud and happy to join the FBC family as Assistant to Administration, Connection and Care. Before joining the team, I held a variety of positions throughout my career, including Walmart cashier, library assistant, and mental health professional. I enjoy reading a wide variety of books, watching films (favorites include Lord of the Rings and Marvel) and Netflix series, and writing. I currently live in Wallace with my twin sister Abby, youngest daughter Adeline, our three dogs (Cinnamon, Cherry Bomb, and Lizzie), and six (!!) cats (Guster, Mocha Frappe, Diesel, Amoreena, Lily, and Eggsy). My two adult children, Seth and Kirsten, live in Missouri, along with my grandson Ryder James. A few of my favorite things: coffee, the ocean, sea turtles, orcas, Snoopy.
I am an accomplished Office Manager, skilled in a host of daily accounting functions, including payroll and QuickBooks. I attended Quinnipiac University for Accounting, and have a diverse background in non-profits, business operations, program management, training, and marketing. Most recently, I worked at Cape Fear Community College, in the Registrar’s office.