Rev. Justin Mahaffey- Senior Pastor
Justin is the Senior Pastor at First Baptist Jamestown. Since feeling the call to ministry as a junior in college, he has served the local church in various ministry roles ranging from volunteer to Associate Pastor and now Senior Pastor. In 2020, Justin graduated seminary from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Divinity. He has been the pastor at First Baptist since January of 2021.
Justin met his wife, Brianna, at the Baptist Collegiate Ministries of the University of Georgia. In 2015, they married shortly after graduation. The Mahaffey’s love hanging out with friends, playing sports, watching their favorite shows, and playing games together. Most of all, they love spending time with their two children, Judah and Sophie.
Rev. Gary Mullins
Pastor of Worship and Youth.
Gary was born in Cookeville TN, and has served churches in Ohio, Georgia, Indiana and Tennessee. Gary is married to Yvonne Mullins and has three daughters.
Gary started playing the piano at church when he was 14 years old, and by 16 was music director at a church in Beavercreek Ohio. Although he worked in the business world for many years, music has always been his passion in life. Gary was a bi-vocational music director for over 30 years when, in 2002, he started serving churches in a full time capacity. In December 2017, Gary celebrated his 50th year in the Music Ministry. Gary's life verse is
"Call on Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things you do not know!" Jer 33:3
Bessie Sells has celebrated over 30 years as Custodian of the First Baptist Church, Jamestown. Thank you Bessie for a wonderful 30 years , and looking forward to many more!
Tammy Davidson was born in Indiana to a Vietnam Veteran Randy Morris from Hazard Ky. and his wife Shirley Morris a Jamestown Native. Her parents settled in Jamestown after her father was Honorably discharged from the Army in 1974. Tammy received Christ as her Savior when she was 13 years old and has served him since. She is a Graduate of Cumberland Christian School. After graduating Tammy held several different jobs from waitress at Pizza Hut to production clerk at Micro Metal. Then she moved to Cookeville to work as a Line Lead Person at Russell Stovers Candies for 8 years. In 2000 Tammy took a job as a Mail Contract Sub for the USPS working with them for 20 years during this time she attended Penn Foster online Career School for Court Reporting. In 2010 Tammy took a job as a sub for the local school board when she decided that she wanted to become a full time Paraprofessional, teaching the children of Fentress County at Pine Haven Elementary. Now at the age of 48 she is starting a new career as our Church Secretary. We welcome Tammy to our staff and pray you always know she is willing to help you or simply pray with you.