LEADERSHIP TEAM

 
 
Mark Fricke
Pastor
 
  Pastor Mark grew up as the son of missionaries in Mexico.  He became pastor at First Baptist in 2016.  
  After graduating with an M.Div. from Southwestern Baptist Thelogical Seminary in Fort Worth he was appointed as a missionary to Guatemala along with his wife, Debby. They served in Guatemala for 22 years before the Lord led them back to serve Him in Texas.     Mark is passionate about discipleship and sharing the good news of Christ.  
  He is married to Debby and they have two adult children.  Mark loves fishing and gardening and spending time with his family. 
 
 
 
Erik Mendoza
Youth Pastor
 

   Erik was born and raised in Dimmitt, Texas. He went to Scarbrough College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. While in school, he served as the Student and Missions Minister in Grand Prairie. He loves serving God’s people in and through the church. 
   He has traveled to five countries, helping to start churches and fostering the growth of young churches. He loves to teach students God’s Word  and witness them, and their families, grow closer to Christ. In his spare time, Erik enjoys golf, playing guitar, and watching Football.

 
 
 
Linda Connor
Ministerial Assistant
 
   Linda grew up in the small town of Harper, where she went to school from Kindergarten through 12th grade. She married her high school sweetheart, Mel, in 1985. They have 2 children, Glenn and Erika, and four grandsons: Caleb, Justin, Silas and Sutton. 
   The family moved to Ozona in 1999. Linda began working for the church in 2008. She is very active, helping with K.I.D.S. and is currently serving as VBS Director. She is Chairman of the Hospitality Committee, helps teach Pre-K and Kindergarten Sunday School and volunteers in the nursery as well. Linda is also  a leader in a Cell Group Study.
    Outside of church Linda volunteers with Boy Scouts Troop 153 as an Assistant Scoutmaster. 
Praise & Worship Team
 
Tamara McWilliams
Praise Coordinator
 
 
 
 Rosalind Williams
Accompaniment & Special Music
 
Youth-led music services on the last Sunday of each month