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Church Staff

Lynn Harris

Associate Pastor

Lynn joined our staff in July of 2007 as minister of education. He became our associate pastor in March 2015.

Lynn enjoys hunting and other outdoor activities. He and his wife Susan live in Screven and have a son and daughter-in-law, Brandon and Donna, parents of their two grandsons, Gabe & Manny (who Lynn uncaringly admits, own their Papa), and a daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Garrett.

Andrew Fountain

Minister of Music

Andrew Fountain began his service at EBC in March 2017. A native of Columbus, he is a gifted guitarist, pianist, and vocalist. He and his wife, Amy, have three girls, Becca, Hannah, and Bella-Kate.

Scotty Hayes

Minister of Students

Scotty joined the EBC staff February 2012. He has a love for the outdoors and enjoys spending time with the students at EBC. Brother Scotty has a heart for family ministry and for helping families disciple their children.

Scotty grew up at Emmanuel and is a graduate of Georgia Southwestern College. He lives in Blackshear with his wife, Jadison, and their sons, Judah, Silas, & Titus.

Tommy Lloyd


Tommy has been serving Emmanuel Baptist Church since January of 1998.

He is married to Beth, and they have two sons, Thomas and Mark. Tommy loves spending time with his four grandchildren.

Richard Golden

Minister of Education

Richard rejoined the EBC staff in March 2015 as minister of education, having previously served here from 2002-2007. He oversees all aspects of EBC's Sunday School and discipleship ministries.

Richard and his wife, Debra, have 3 children, Kelly, Bobby, and Taylor. And a grandson Huck.

Matt Rodgers

Minister to Children and Families

Matt joined the staff of EBC in August of 2010. He is a graduate of Pierce County High and Brewton Parker College. Matt is currently working on a MDiv degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Matt and his wife, Jif, live in Blackshear along with their two sons, Matthew and Grayson.

Matt grew up in the ministries of EBC. After serving Patterson Baptist Church and Jefferson Street Baptist Church in Dublin, GA, he is now serving the young families of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Wendy Peacock

Preschool Director

Wendy is very gifted and has been serving at Emmanuel Baptist since 2006. She is responsible for all ministries and activities for children ages 3 through Kindergarten.

Wendy is married to Timmy, and they have two daughters, Jaylen and Bailey.

Kim Buchanan

Nursery Director

Kim became the Nursery Director at EBC in October of 2011. She oversees all of our ministry to children from birth through age 2.

Kim is married to Eric and they have three children, Erica, Kevin, and Kody & a grandson Keegan & a granddaughter Kinsleigh.

Nita Dickerson

Senior Pastor's Assistant

Nita serves as the Senior Pastor's Assistant as well as the financial secretary. She has been on our church staff since February 2008.

Nita is a member of the EBC Choir and oversees our welcome center. Her husband, Jerry, directs our golf cart/shuttle ministry.

Laura Wyly

Ministry Assistant

Laura joined the staff of EBC October 2011. She is very involved in the ministries of EBC. Laura says her favorite ministry at EBC is being a member of the EBC Choir.

Laura has been married to Kenny for 23 years and they have one son, Kenneth and a daughter-in-law, Ashley.

Stacy Wells

Media Director

Stacy joined the EBC team in February 2015. He oversees all aspects of Emmanuel's audio, video, lighting, and online ministries. Stacy is a graduate of Brewton-Parker College. He and his wife, Jan, live in Screven, GA.

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