Meet the Pastor

Charlie (as he prefers to be known) is married to Teresa and they have one daughter, Rachel. Rachel is a teacher with the Blount County School System, Maryville, TN. Charlie and Teresa are native Tennesseans, but spent 29 years away in the ministry.

They feel very blessed to be back home in the hills of East Tennessee. Charlie enjoys active sports, Teresa enjoys friends and walking, and together they love to motorcycle, hike, and eat out.

They feel God has led them to First Baptist Church to love the people and serve His kingdom.

A Message from Charlie...

God has certainly assembled a very unique church on a hill overlooking “downtown” Tellico Village. First Baptist Church is a diverse congregation. Our people represent a variety of denominational backgrounds and yet have found common ground in worship, fellowship, and discipleship. The diversity blends as we serve together in ministry and missions.

If you are looking for a church to call home, seeking a Bible-believing, teaching church, or searching for a vibrant, enthusiastic congregation, then I believe your search could end here at First Baptist Church. Not only are we friendly, but we are also gracious and caring in our relationships with one another.

Please feel free to call me if I can be a pastor to you and your family. My home phone number is 865-657-3184.

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