Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. Libby M Grammer

Rev. Dr. Libby Mae Grammer was called as the 12th pastor of our historic congregation in 2018.

Associate Pastor for Music & Worship

Rev. David Cameron

Rev. David Cameron joined the FBC Staff in June 2022 as part of our covenant with sister church Chatham Heights Baptist Church to share Associate Pastor positions. David has been on staff at Chatham Heights since 2001 and is excited to be a part of our music ministry here as well now.

Associate Pastor for Families

TBD – Searching Now!

We are searching for our next Full-Time Associate Pastor for Families. Visit our Jobs Page: for more information!


Baxter Jennings

Baxter Jennings is a 1983 graduate of James Madison University and has been the organist at First Baptist since 2007. In his hometown of Danville, he also assists Sacred Heart Catholic Church and Temple Beth Sholom and accompanies the choirs of George Washington High School and Westwood Middle School. He also plays piano in the Starmont Band (a Danville-based group that enjoys a variety of music including jazz). His favorite hobby is learning foreign languages.

Administrative Assistant

Mary Taylor

Mary Taylor has been in the Administrative Assistant at FBC Martinsville since 2017. She has lived in Martinsville all her life and has been a member at FBC since 1986. Mary enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her family.

Financial Secretary

Kaylee White

Kaylee began as Financial Secretary in May 2020. Kaylee, her husband Austin, and her daughter Adalyn, moved down to Martinsville from Upstate New York in November 2019. Then in April 2022, they added a new addition, a son, Noah White. In addition to their children, Kaylee and Austin have a dog named Sara, an Akita Shepard. Their family enjoys spending time outdoors, and they are so happy to call Martinsville their home.

Early Learning Center Director

Beth Kotchish

Beth has worked in our Early Learning Center for more than 40 years and for the last 20 years has served as its Director, responsible for the ministry’s day-to-day operations. Beth has two Carolina Boston Terriers, Ellie Mae and Pete.

Support Staff

Kenny Smith

Kenny secures the church grounds from day-to-day. He is extremely knowledgeable and will often be found reading at the local library.

Maintenance Technician

Pete Compton

Pete joined the staff of First Baptist Church in February 2022.  He is married to Karen Compton and they have four children and eight grandchildren.  Pete graduated from Drewry Mason High School and Newport News Shipbuilding Apprentice School.  As Maintenance Technician, Pete ensures that the building is structurally and cosmetically in good repair. He is responsible for maintenance and repair of the church building, including HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and general building maintenance and repairs.

Nursery Worker

Savannah Hylton

Savannah joined our staff in 2022 as Church Nursery Worker. Savannah also works in our Infant Room at the FBC Early Learning Center. She, along with other nursery workers and volunteers, keeps our smallest children during Sunday School and the worship hour.

Nursery Worker

Juli Céspedes Ramírez

Juli joined our staff in 2022 as a Church Nursery Worker. She, along with other nursery workers and volunteers, keeps our smallest children during Sunday School and the worship hour.

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