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First Baptist Church of Avon Park

Jon Beck,  Senior Pastor

Jon grew up in Georgia where he came to Christ while growing up at First Baptist Church of Barnesville.  He has been serving in ministry since 1995 and has pastored churches in Florida, Georgia, and Indiana.  He attended The Baptist College of Florida and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He met his wife Sharon in the 9th grade and they have been married since 1989. Jon and Sharon have 3 grown children, Brantley, Emily, and Brice.

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Joy Loomis, Church Music Director

Joy Loomis, Director of Church Music

Joy leads the congregational singing each week during our corporate worship services. She also leads the adult choir, which offers a musical selection most Sundays throughout the year. Joy has Bachelor's degree in music education from Stetson University and leads the chorus at Avon Park High School (GO Red Devils!). Joy has two children, Christopher and Hannah. Contact Joy.

Brett Morey, Associate Pastor of Families

Brett Morey as been called as our new Assocaite Pastor and will start in a full time capacity on June 2.

Administrative Staff

Nola Wright, Children's Director

Nola is the director of our children's programs and events throughout the year. She has a bachelor's degree in special education from Warner University and teaches music at Memorial Elementary School. She married her husband Chad Wright in 2011 and they have a daughter Lynlee. Please contact Nola with any questions about our children's programs and activities. 
Office Staff

Bonnie Rowland- Ministry Assistant

Jane Nelson - Financial Secretary

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    First Baptist Church
    100 North Lake Avenue
    Avon Park, FL 33825
    (863) 453-6681
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