First Baptist Church of Dean © 2016



Shawn Bitner - Pastor


Shawn Bitner is our pastor.  He has served as pastor of churches in Texas and New Mexico before arriving at First Baptist Church of Dean in 2010.


Shawn & Shannon have been married for 19 years and have 8 children. Shawn is a graduate of The Criswell College in Dallas where he received his BA in Biblical studies and Counseling and his MA in Theology.

Marti Grimes - Administrative Assistant


Marti has served as our administrative assistant for 3 years now.  She loves her horses and encouraging people.

Steve & Kelley Sicking - Youth Ministry


Steve & Kelly Sicking have a big heart for youth & children!  They enjoy spending time with them and teaching God’s word in a practical way.  When Steve & Kelly are around you know there’s fun and laughter too!

Lyonel Lewis - Custodian


Lyonel has served as our custodian for many years now.  

He has a heart for God and also works with troubled youth.

Sherlene Hamilton - Pianist & Choir Director


Sherlene has served as the pianist at First Baptist Dean for many years.

She also leads the choir and has been a part of our church for most of her life.   

Sherry Duell - Children’s Ministry Director


Sherry is very creative and loves children!  She serves as the children’s ministry director as well as teaching Mission Friend’s on Wednesday nights.

Roy Reaves - Worship Leader


Roy not only leads us in worship each Sunday, but also serves as one of our deacons.  He leads a blend of old favorite Hymns and a newer praise songs.