First Baptist Church of Locust
Saturday, March 23, 2019


Dr. Tommy Ross Jr. is senior pastor and has a degree
from Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute. He has his Doctor
of Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary.
He is married to Rhonda Thomas Ross. He has two
children, Daughter Megan Almond and Son Zachary Ross.
His passion is reaching people for Christ and equipping
them to become disciple makers.

Our Minister to Youth and Children, Billy, was welcomed into

the FBC family in March 2017. He and his

lovely wife, Katherine, currently have one little boy, Jaxon.

Billy has a passion for seeing children and teens alike

come to Christ and grow in their relationships with Him.

It is his personal duty to see that parents are equipped

to be their child's primary spiritual leader. He believes

a family that regularly worships God throughout the week

provides the most solid foundation for tomorrow's generation.

He has earned an Associate degree from Fruitland Baptist Bible Institute, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Luther Rice

College, and is currently working on a Master of Divinity

degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

Nancy comes to First Baptist after serving in the
Methodist Church for over 10 years as a Director
of Music Ministries and Worship Arts.  She has a
true passion for worship, whether traditional or
contemporary.  She is also a member of the Central
Carolinas Emmaus Community, where she occasionally
serves as a music leader on Walk to Emmuas weekends.
Nancy graduated from Wingate College in 1988 with a
degree in music business.  She worked in the music
business for 10 years before being called to music ministry.
Nancy is married to Jim Focht and they have one son, Jared.
Ms. Jody joined the preschool staff in 2001
She has been serving as director since 2006.
She is married to Michael Waksmunski and
is the proud mother of 3 children; Billy Joe,
Devin and Steele.
When she is not enjoying the children here
at preschool, she is at church or spending
time with family. 
Judy has served as our church Secretary  since December
2006She is married to Doug Wilhelm. They have three children
and four grandchildren, whom they dearly love.
Judy loves spending time with her family. They enjoy watching
movies, shopping (not husband), going to the beach,and on long
walks together.
 God has truly blessed.