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Senior Pastor

 

 

Richard D. Seagle is a native of Marion, North Carolina, Richard graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill  in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. He received Master's of Divinity and Christian Education degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Richard also studied Clinical Pastoral Education with The School of Pastoral Care at the North Carolina Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem.  He received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond. Richard has served as Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church of New Bern since 1992. Richard and his wife, Melodie, have two children, Chandler and Jenna.

Dr. Seagle can be reached at 252-638-5691 extension 24 or via   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

 


 

Associate Pastor of Christian Education


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Dr. Sharon Bender is our Associate Pastor of Christian Education and Children.  She and her husband Wade are New Bern natives. Sharon received her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education from Campbell University.  She then completed her Master's in Christian Education and Doctorate of Ministry from Trinity Theological Seminary.  Sharon has served with the Baptist State Convention of North Carolina as a Resource Specialist and Facilitator and has served several churches in the areas of Christian Education, Children, and Youth Mnistries. Sharon joined the staff of First Baptist in August of 2007. She and Wade have two children and four grandchildren.


Dr. Bender can be reached at (252) 638-5691 ext. 27 or at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 


 

 

Associate Pastor of Music & Worship


Barry E. Templeton became Associate Pastor of Music and Worship at First Baptist Church in January, 2004.  He is a graduate of Pfeiffer University and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Rev. Templeton is married to Yvonne H. Templeton.  They have three daughters:  Whitney, Caitlin, and Anna. 

Rev. Templeton can be reached at 252-638-5691 extension 25 or via  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 


 

 

Administrative Secretary

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Bev Lindemann:

Ms. Lindemann can be reached at 638-5691 ext. 22 or e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

 


 

 

Organist 

Bette Jo Oglesby

 

 


 

 

Financial Secretary

Sandy O'Brien: 

Sandy can be reached at 252-638-5691 extension 26 or via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 


 

 

Buildings A and B Custodians 

Sai Par Sang and Ngun Khenglot 

 

 


 

 

Grounds Custodian

Jeff McLamb

 

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