Rev. Dr. Libby M Grammer
Rev. Dr. Libby Mae Grammer was called as the 12th pastor of our historic congregation in 2018.
Minister of Music
Becky Collins became FBC’s Minister of Music in January 2020. Becky has many years of experience in ministry, both on her own and with her husband, Rev. Joe Collins, who is the new Chaplain of Good News Jail and Prison Ministry in Martinsville and Henry County. Becky and Joe moved to Martinsville in August 2019. Becky’s gifts for music are wide and varied, from private vocal and piano instruction, to church music ministry, to soprano soloist positions, to children’s music ministry, to choir ministry in prisons.
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.
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.
Kaylee began as Financial Secretary in May 2020. Kaylee, her husband Austin, and her 19-month-old daughter Adalyn, moved down to Martinsville from Upstate NY in November of 2019. Kaylee has been married to Austin for almost 4 years now, and in addition to their young daughter, they have a dog named Sara, an Akita Shepard. Their family enjoys spending time outdoors, and they are so happy to now call Martinsville their home.
Early Learning Center Director
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.
Kenny secures the church grounds from day-to-day. He is extremely knowledgeable and will often be found reading at the local library.