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.