Staff

Senior Pastor- Cody Harlow

      Pastor Cody is our leader that casts the vision and keeps our church focused on the purpose of loving God and loving people.  Our goal is to share the Gospel and make fully devoted disciples of Jesus Christ!   Cody preaches the whole counsel of God's Word unapologetically, shepherds our flock, and spends time in prayer.

      Cody and his wife, Amber, have been at our church since 2016.  They have four children- Malachi, Lillian, Josiah, and Abigail.   They spend family time exploring the Lake, hiking, serving the Lord, and worshipping.  

      Cody enjoys being creative, smoking meat, reading, fishing, and playing board games.  He's an avid theologian who reads 20-30 books a year.  You should send him an email and grab lunch sometime!

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Minister of Worship and Youth- Austin Bryant

      Austin Bryant joined our staff in February of 2021.  He spends his time serving our church through preparing for worship, leading our student ministry, and providing wisdom in a challenging age in the culture. 

      Austin married Deborah in June 2018 and together they live a life of ministry and fellowship.  They can be found hosting friends, playing with their dog Penny, and exploring the community.

      Austin loves music, playing games, dry humor, and connecting with friends!  If you have any questions, you can email him!

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Director of Children's Ministry-
Now Hiring!

      We are looking for a new director of Children and Family Ministries!  If you love people, connecting with parents and grandparents, and making an eternal impact with friends then you should apply!

      Send an email to fbccamdenton@gmail.com with a Cover Letter and Resume and we would love to interview you!

Wee Care Director- Susie Ginnings

Susie Ginnings has been the Wee Care Ministry Director of FBCC since July, 1984.  She grew up at in this church and surrendered to full-time Christian service here when she was 17 years old.  Susie graduated from Southwest Baptist University with a Bachelors degree in Religious Studies, Sociology and Psychology.  Upon graduation, she served 3 years at FBC House Springs as Minister of Youth and Outreach.  She then married the man of her dreams, Rick Ginnings, at House Springs and together they have shared 35 wonderful years.  They have 5 children - David, Amy, Steve, Joey & Corey.  Even after working 31 years at Wee Care, Susie still wakes up each morning excited to see all “her little friends” and how God is working in their lives.  Wee Care provides a “home away from home” for 135 children.

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Church Secretary- Deborah Bryant

Deborah Bryant serves as our Church Secretary. She and her husband Austin Bryant attended Southwest Baptist University and previously ministered at Walnut Grove First Baptist Church for 3 years.   Deborah enjoys creamer with a splash of coffee, a yard full of plants, journaling, and books (including audiobooks). After marrying Austin in June of 2018, she began working for a nonprofit and on a Master's of Counseling degree. She hopes to use these experiences to better serve in ministry at FBC Camdenton.

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Financial Secretary- Nancy McKinney

Nancy McKinney serves as financial secretary.  Nancy joined the FBC staff after retiring from a 35-year career teaching high school mathematics, the last 32 years in the Camdenton R-3 School District.  She is a lifelong native of Camden County and has called FBC-Camdenton her church home since 1965.  God has blessed her with many friends and family members, especially her three sons Ryan, Nathan, and Sam.  Nancy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics Education and a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, both from the University of Missouri-Columbia. 

Nursery Director- Lauren Hayek
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Nursery Director- Lauren Hayek