Michael Ingram, Lead Pastor
Michael Ingram was born in San Antonio, Tx. He grew up and has lived in Piedmont, Alabama for most of his life. He is a graduate of Jacksonville State University (B.A. 2002), and is currently a student at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Michael served as Minister to Students/Education at Piedmont FBC from January 2000 to November 2013. He was called as Lead Pastor on November 10, 2013. Michael and his wife, Brea, have been married since 1996. They have two sons, Grayson and Bryson. Both boys attend Piedmont City Schools. Michael enjoys spending time with his family. Family vacations are the highlight of his year. He is actively involved in the Piedmont community and serves on the Piedmont City Schools Board of Education.
Joe Wingard, Music and Worship Pastor
Joe Wingard originally came from Birmingham, AL. He has served various churches in southwest Florida for almost 30 years but now he's back in sweet home Alabama. Joe graduated from Troy University and eventually went on to Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, TX, where he met his lovely wife Gayle. Joe and Gayle have three sons, Sterling, Chase, and Vaughn. Joe loves to lead the church in worship to God, likes to fish, exercise, and is a connoisseur of fine BBQ and smoked meats. Give him a call and take him to lunch sometime.
Nellie Law, Children's Director
Nellie is the wife of Tyler Law and mother of Jaylen (J.B.) She has lived in Piedmont her whole life and is a graduate of Piedmont High School. She is currently a preschool teacher at the Piedmont First Baptist Church Preschool. Before this, she worked at Kids 1st Preschool and Daycare in Jacksonville for 10 years as both teacher and Assistant Director. She has always loved volunteering with the Children’s Ministries program at JFUMC. Working with children is something she believes God has called her to do and is excited to be able to continue here at First Baptist. She enjoys spending time with her family and watching her son J.B. play ball.
Kim Ivey, Preschool Director
Kim has lived in Piedmont most of her life. She is a graduate of Piedmont High School and New World College. She has been a preschool teacher at Piedmont FBC since 1998 and became our Preschool Director in 2005. She is a member of Piedmont First United Methodist Church and serves as their Children’s Director. Kim is married to David Ivey. They have one daughter, Allyson, who is a college student. She enjoys walking and spending time with family and friends. Kim also enjoys sharing God’s love with children.
Kathy Robinson, Financial Secretary
Kathy Robinson is a long-time resident of Calhoun County, making her home in Weaver. She attended Ayers State Technical College and has worked in the Bookkeeping and Office Management field for over thirty years. Kathy has a son, Joshua Paul, who lives in Alexandria with his wife Shanda and has three beautiful grandchildren; Shaylan, Rylan and Braylan. They are definitely, the apple of her eye.