Mt. Gilead Baptist Church
Wednesday, December 06, 2023
Loving God - Loving others

Ministers and Staff

Below are our ministers and staff.  While we all have different responsibilities, we are a team that has the desire to work together to see God glorified and to carry out the mission God has given to our church.  If you'd like to contact one of them, please click on their name to send them an email:
Fred Thompson -  Teaching Pastor/Elder
Pastor Fred has been serving as the Pastor of Mt Gilead since 2009.  He previously served in Florida and Mississippi. He began his career in engineering before God changed the direction of his life and then went back to school to receive his Master of Divinity degree from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Mary have two beautiful daughters.
Harvey Wilson – Senior Adult Pastor
Harvey has spent most of his life here at Mt. Gilead growing up as a part of the church. He has served on staff for the past few years working with our Senior Adult Ministry (the Happy Timers).  He also has a special heart for children.  He has written several children’s books and also speaks regularly in the school systems sharing his stories with students.  If you'd like to know more about our Senior Adult Ministry, or even about scheduling Harvey to speak to a children's group, please click on Harvey's name to send him an email.
Clint Whitlock – Student Minister
Clint began as our Minister to Students (Youth) in the summer of 2013.  He and his wife Heather have a heart to see youth come to know Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and to grow spiritually.  They also have a heart for missions and participate in mission trips through the Flint River Baptist Association.  Clint is bi-vocational and works for the public school system.  He and his wife have two small children.  If you'd like to know more about our Student Ministry, please contact Clint by clicking on his name above.
Mandy Fleming – Children’s Ministry Director
Mandy began serving as our Children's Ministry Director in 2019.  Mandy and her husband Travis have long been affiliated with Mt. Gilead.  They served as missionaries in Southeast Asia from 2001-2009 with Mt Gilead as their sending church.  Since returning stateside, they have been involved in many different church ministries ranging from teaching children's classes to being a part of praise and worship teams.  Mandy loves children and is excited to spread the love of Jesus to our Mt. Gilead children.  Mandy and Travis have 3 children of their own.  If you have any questions about the Children's Ministry, you can contact her by clicking on her name above. 
Vacant - Worship Leader & Choir Director
This music position is presently vacant.  Our church is in the process of searching for the right person(s) to fill these positions.  Presently, they are being filled by volunteers within our church.  If you have questions about our music ministry, you can contact our church office by clicking on "Vacant" above.
Courtney Pittman - Ministry Assistant/Receptionist
Courtney and her husband are active members at Mt. Gilead.  She not only serves as our Ministry Assistant/Receptionist but also teaches one of our children's Sunday School classes.  Her husband is active as one of our Elders.  She is our newest addition to our staff coming to us after a long period of being a stay at home mom and homeschooling her children who are now grown.  She views her position on our staff not just as a job but as a way in which she serves the Lord.
Julie Smith - Financial Secretary
Julie keeps an eye our finances.  She makes sure our bills are paid and that we honor God with our finances.  Julie works closely with our Finance Committee and Church Treasurer to ensure that everything given to Mt. Gilead is used for God's work.