Executive Pastor Jay McCollum

Jay McCollum has been the pastor of First Baptist Church for over 25 years.


Praise & Worship Leader Nathan White

 Nathaniel "Nathan" White is our Praise & Worship Leader. He is a native New Mexican who grew up in Albuquerque. He has a Masters of Music degree from University of Denver. Nathan is also skilled in many different instraments. We are so excited to have Nathan and his family here with us!


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. 


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.


Amber Fry

Amber 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 is currently working on her Master's degree in Christian Education. She also helps our Youth Leader, Renaldon Begay, with the youth group.


Sabrina Fairow

Sabrina Fairow is our Nursery Coordinators. Sabrina grew up in this church and is a member! She is great with children of all ages. Stop by the nursey and say "hello"!