Rev. Steve Shierling
Lead Pastor
Steve has been in youth ministry for over 25 years, he has been on staff at FBCQ since 2008 and was ordained as a minister in January 2013. He recently retired from a 30-year career in State Law Enforcement and is now devoted to full time ministry. His goal is to evangelize and disciple all those that God places under his leadership. His desire to reach the loss is seen in his involvement in both local and foreign mission ministries. He also meets with some of the coaches from the local schools every week for bible study and is heavily involved with local youth discipleship camps. Steve’s heart’s desire is to do “All things through Christ” a phrase that he ends every newsletter article with and tries his best to live by!
Rev. Nick Hampton
Associate Minister of Youth & Education
Cathy Williford
First Baptist Church Quitman Administrative Assistant
Cathy is married to Louie Williford (1983) and they have 4 sons; Stacy, Jeremy, Eric and Zack and 5 grandchildren; Trent, Meagan, Chloe, Emory, and Chelsea. She was born in Quitman and has lived here her whole life. She accepted Jesus as her savior when she was a child and has been an active member of First Baptist since 1984. She has been employed at First Baptist since 1985. During which time she has taught (28 years) in and been the director (20 years) of the First Baptist Church Preschool & Kindergarten. Cathy has participated in our missions in New Orleans, Louisiana and Peru. Cathy currently serves as the church Administrative Assistant. She loves to spend time with her family and friends. She enjoys being able to help others. And her motto is to always strive to do everything as if she were doing it for the Lord, Colossians 3:23.
Our Music Committee covets your prayers as they are currently seeking the person God is preparing to fill this position. If you feel God leading you and would like to submit a resume for consideration you may do so by mail:
First Baptist Church Quitman
509 West Screven St.
Quitman, GA 31643
Debbie Ley
Debbie was raised in a Christian home and she herself accepted Christ at an early age. She grew up with a love for music, learned to play piano and guitar. Debbie has dedicated her talents to the Lord. She married Billy in 1968 and they have two daughters and one son. They have been blessed with eight lovely grandchildren. Debbie served in a sister church as pianist for many years before joining First Baptist Church in February of 2003. She continues to serve the Lord faithfully at First Baptist Church.