First Baptist Church, Houston, Mo.
Saturday, December 20, 2014

Our staff

      James Butterfield - Transitional Pastor 
               James has been in ministry, full time, for 30 years. He preached his first sermon at 14 years of age. He has been
married to his wife, Maggie, for 33 years. They have four children  named Josh, Justice, Sarah, and Ashley. They also
 have one grandchild named Avery. James is from Camdenton, Mo where he attended  First Baptist Church.                                                                                                              
         Debra Stockard - Ministry Assistant
             Debra and her husband have lived in the area for the past 20 years. She is married to Joe Stockard, of Stockard
Insurance, LLC, and they have one son, Andrew, who is a professional drummer and also attends OTC. Debra is a certified
Lay counselor with certification through Light University and the American Association of Christian Counselors. She also
enjoys ministering to others through singing with her group Shekinah Glory.
      Bonnie McElroy - Music Director
           Bonnie and her husband, Jack, have two children and returned to the Houston area in 1996. Bonnie previously spent
 seven years as music director at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Overland Park, KS. She also directed the handbell choir and
children's choir at First Baptist Sweetwater Church in Longwood, FL.
      Frank Fry - Facilities Manager
          Frank has been married to his wife, Doris, for 54 years. They have three daughters. He is a deacon in the church and
a past Sunday School director and teacher.