Executive Pastor Jay McCollum

Jay McCollum has been the pastor of First Baptist Church for over 23 years.

Praise & Worship Leader

We are currently searching for a new Praise & Worship Leader. 

Position: full-time Music/Worship Pastor

Wages : negotiable on education and experience.

Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, retirement, and housing if necessary.

Description: To lead a congregation in worship and praise through music. To organize seasonal musical events, direct choir, lead worship in Sunday Services, and preaching a sermon when needed.

Additional Requirements: Must be born-again believer in Christ with record of baptism and a desire to lead in truth and God honoring principals. Musically talented and committed to a lifestyle of ministry.

Please turn in resume with at least 3 references to FBC Gallup


Mail:      2112 College Dr

                Gallup, NM 87301


Fax: 505-863-3478


Amber Fry

Amber is our new secretary! She has been a part of the First Baptist Church family for a very long time and now she is serving the church in new ways! Amber graduated from UNM with a Bachelors Degree in Liberal Arts with a focus in Communication and Religion. She also helps our Youth Leader, Renaldon Begay, with the youth group.


Renaldon Begay

Renaldon Begay is the Youth Leader.  He directs activites for the WOW Teen Ministries which includes Wednesday night youth group, Sunday School, extra-cirricular activities, camp trips, outdoor adventures, Bible studies and much more.  He is dedicated to the youth of the community, with the ultimate goal of making disciples who can reach the whole world.  FBC Gallup is a safe, positive environment for the young men and women to come recieve encouragement, friendship, spiritual growth and training for the future. 

Natayla James & Marsha James

Natayla James and Marsha James are our Nursery Coordinators. They are both great with children. Stop by the nursery and say hello.


Ramon Perez

Ramon is our maintenance man who is blessed with an array of talents and skills.  He is a very diligent, intelligent, genuine hard worker who has given his life to the family of FBC. He does his job well, keeps the church building emaculate, and provides help to any and all church members in need.