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Tommy McDearis

Tommy McDearis

Senior Pastor

tommy@blacksburgbaptist.org

Tommy McDearis has served as our church’s Senior Pastor for 25+ years. A church youth described him as “short, bald, outgoing, jovial, and approachable.” Raised in church, he became a Christian at 16. Tommy is also a Police Chaplain for Blacksburg and Virginia Tech. He holds his bachelor’s degree from Georgia’s Berry College, and he holds both a Master’s degree and an earned doctorate in crisis and grief intervention from Southeastern Seminary, Wake Forest, NC. Tommy has counseling training from the School of Clinical Pastoral Education, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC. He is married to his college sweetheart, Susan, a retired educator. They have three adult children, their beloved spouses, and two granddaughters, Adaline and Savannah (Tommy has lots of pictures to share!).

Todd Millsaps

Todd Millsaps

Associate Pastor

todd@blacksburgbaptist.org

Todd Millsaps is our Associate Pastor and Minister to College Students.  Prior to joining us, Todd served as the the senior pastor of churches in Virginia and North Carolina.  He is a dynamic communicator and a gifted teacher.  Todd holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in counseling from Radford University, as well as a Master of Divinity degree from the Baptist Theological Seminary of Richmond.  One our teaching pastors, he is warm, compassionate and funny.  Todd is married to his wife, Diana.  They have two adult sons, Christian and Elijah.

Rebecca Wheeler

Rebecca Wheeler

Minister to Youth and Young Adults

Tabi Mayhew

Tabi Mayhew

Family Life Minister

Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Smith

Music Minister

Office Administrator

Nelson Vest

Nelson Vest

Building & Grounds Supervisor

Sheryl Spencer

Sheryl Spencer

Financial Administrator

JOINING IN-PERSON?

If you attend in person, we'll be ready to greet you at either the 8:30 or 11:15 services each Sunday.

The address is 550 N Main St, Blacksburg, VA. We can't wait to see you!

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