"Caring People Sharing God’s Love"

Below is information about our ministers, professional staff, counselors, and church leadership. We hope the information here will help you get to know us better.

Dr. Joel Snider

After living in Rome for 25 years, my wife and I moved to Canton to be closer to grandchildren.  I drive from Canton to Carrollton each weekend to join members here in worship.  I’m honored to fill my role until the search committee recommends the next permanent pastor to lead you.

Rev. Christopher Simonton

Hi! My name is Christopher Simonton and I am the Student Pastor here at FBC. My calling as a pastor is to introduce students to Jesus and walk with them through the big questions of life and faith. I grew up in Houston, Texas and received an English degree from the University of Houston and…

Dr. Glenn Eernisse

Although I have lived in Georgia most of my life, I spent my early years growing up in Wisconsin,  Florida, and South Carolina. Music has been a large part of my life as long as I can remember, and it seemed a natural progression to pursue that interest in college and beyond. I earned undergraduate…

Rev. Henry D. Tyson

I grew up on our family farm in the Ithica Community just south of Villa Rica, GA, where I milked two cows twice daily (early morning before school and late afternoon) from age 12 until if finished high school. I attended Villa Rica Public Schools and graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1970 where…

Rev. Jennifer Jindrich

Hello! I am Jennifer Jindrich, the pastor of children and church administration. Carrollton and First Baptist Church have been home to my family for the past 18 years. I am married to Chuck, who is the band director at Bremen High School. We have two children, Ethan and Jenna. Ethan is 18 and in the…

Susan Eernisse

I became a member of FBC Carrollton in 2010 and later joined the staff part time in 2014. Though I am a native of South Carolina I have called Georgia home for most of my adult life. I am a graduate of Anderson University (AFA) and Berry College (BM and MEd). I received additional training…

Rev. Bill Avery

Hello! I serve as the full-time Facilities Maintenance Supervisor at FBC. Although I am a seminary trained ordained minister, God has called me to serve at FBC at this time. I consider my work and service at FBC to be a tangible part of the work of ministry. Utilizing my “jack of all trades” skillset…

Dawn Liverman

Hi! My name is Dawn and I am the Office Manager here at FBC. I have a deep passion for Bible theory, ink pens, office supplies, and color. I resonate with symmetry and appreciate the quiet moments of my day. I have a quick wit and dry sense of humor so be prepared to giggle…

Kim Carroll

I am a native of Carrollton and have lived here most of my life and according to Dawn, I am either related to or know everyone in this town (ha….gotta love living in a small town).  I attended Auburn University in the early eighties where I received a BBA in Marketing.  After college I began…

Laura Edmonds

My name is Laura Edmonds and I am a part time Administrative Specialist at FBC. You’ll likely see me when you visit the office or I’ll be the one who answers when you call or email the church. I am here to support the staff, and to serve our members, as well as those reaching…