We are blessed to have wonderful pastors, ministerial staff, and support personnel serving the Lord through our church. Below is a quick list of everyone and their available contact information:

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  • Name: Bro. Stephen Powell
  • Position: Interim Pastor
  • Phone: 731-855-9321, Office Number
  • Email Address: powells@gcssd.org
  • Biography: Bro. Stephen is currently serving as the Interim Bi-Vocational Pastor at FBC.  He is a teacher at Gibson County High School and also, a Battalion Chaplain with the Tennessee Army National Guard. He graduated from Union University with a BS in History and from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. Bro. Stephen and his wife, Amy, have three children – Hadley, Knox, and Landry.  Bro. Stephen is continuing to serve the Lord in pastoral ministry by leading FBC through the time of transition between finding and implementing a new pastor.   

Bro. Stephen Watson


  • Name: Stephen Watson
  • Position: Music Director
  • Phone: 731-855-9321, Office Number
  • Email Address: stephenwatson20@gmail.com
  • Biography: Steve was born and raised in Dyersburg, TN until meeting his wife Katherine.  He now lives in Milan, TN with Katherine and their beautiful daughter Katie. He has a passion for leading others into a meaningful worship experience. It is his belief that praise and worship is not just about the type of song being sung, but about a deeper relationship with our Lord and Savior. Steve teaches general music in two schools in Humboldt. Teaching, like leading worship, is a ministry and he strives daily for God’s guidance in both teaching and leading worship.

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  • Name:  Bro. Matt Dunagan
  • Position:  Youth Pastor
  • Phone:  (731) 855-9321 Office Number
  • Email Address:  matt.dunagan@gmail.com
  • Biography: We welcome Bro. Matt, Mary Beth, Sam and Evie Kate Dunagan to First Baptist Church.  Bro. Matt is dedicated to reaching young people and making a change in their lives.  


      • Name: LaJeana Dodd
      • Position: Ministry Assistant / Financial Secretary
      • Phone: 731-855-9321, Office Number
      • Biography: La Jeana graduated from the University of Tennessee at Martin. She and her husband, Randy, met in college and have been married since 1981. They have two sons – Jonathan (Ashley) and Benjamin (Liz) and four precious grandchildren, Bradlee Marie, Charlie Raymond, Jon Robert, and Gabriel Lee. In 1987, they felt God leading them to FBC Trenton. La Jeana has been the Financial Secretary (part-time) since 1995.  In 2016, after retirement from TDOT, La Jeana became the full-time Ministry Assistant/Financial Secretary.

Leann Cherry and Tommy Martin


  • Name: Leann Cherry
  • Position: Church Clerk
  • Leann’s Phone: 731-855-9321, Office Number


  • Name: Tommy Martin
  • Position: Sunday School Director
  • Tommy’s Phone: 731-855-9321, Office Number
  • Tommy’s Biography: Married to Vanessa Martin, they have 4 children: T.J., Tammy, Summar & Matthew… plus 1 grandchild Zoe. Tommy is employed at Reinhausen Mfg. Co. in Humboldt. He enjoys football, working with the youth, and working outdoors.


  • Name: Mark Johnson
  • Position: Treasurer
  • Phone: 731-855-9321, Office Number
  • Biography:  Mark has practiced law in Trenton for 28 years.  He is the Gibson County Juvenile Judge, maintains his law practice and is the City Judge for Dyer and Rutherford, TN.  Mark is an active member of FBC Trenton where he serves as a deacon and Sunday School teacher.  He and his wife, Pam, have two grown children, Victoria (Ben Reeves) and Ross.  They are also the proud grandparents to a precious baby girl, Kate.   Mark is a man of prayer and honor, who balances well his commitments to God, family, church, work and his civic duty.


  • Name: Christy Galloway
  • Position: Custodian
  • Phone: 731-855-9321, Office Number
  • Biography: Christy, Phillip (husband) and Taylor (son) are  dedicated members at FBC Trenton. Christy is serving the Lord and our church well in her position as Church Hostess, cooks for Grace Banquet and the Children weekly and has added a new role as FBC Custodian.   We are extremely fortunate to have her filling this role.


            • Name: Beth Arndt
            • Position: Secretary/Children’s Director
            • Phone: 731-855-9321, Office Number
            • Biography:  Beth felt God leading her to volunteer as the Children’s director.  We are extremely fortunate to have her filling this role.  She has a love for children and is sharing this love as she grows FBC’s Children’s Ministry.  Beth is also the FBC Secretary.  Beth is a great asset to the Church in both positions.  Beth is married to Jeff Arndt and they have two children, Corey and Maddy.