• dr steven ruff

    Senior Pastor

    Pastor Steven Ruff came to serve at First Baptist Perry in August of 2017. He is a Florida native and a former Marine. Pastor Steven and his wife Terri have a married son, Jordan, and one granddaughter.  He enjoys reading and writing and frequently  shares his thoughts on missions, ministry, the church, and the Christian faith on his blog, The Road Less Traveled at www.stevenruff.com.  

    Follow Pastor on Twitter at  Pastor Steven


    Pastor Steven's email at Steven@fbcperryfl.org


  • Matt robinson

    family pastor

    Matt was born in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2012.  He joined the First Baptist team as a Youth Pastor in 2013.  As Family Pastor, he works with students from sixth grade through college.  Matt supervises the churchwide Sunday School programs and many off campus activities that serve the community.  He and his wife Danielle have one daughter.


    Pastor Matt's email is matt@fbcperryfl.org


  • Sherry jones

    coordinator of children's ministries

    Sherry develops, organizes and coordinates children's ministries for kids from birth through grade five.  She implements Children's Church on Sundays for Kindergarten through third grade as well as the WILD Wednesdays for the pre-Kindergarten through fifth grade. The activities are designed to grow and develop the children at FBC.  Sherry is a Perry native.  She has one daughter and two grandchildren. 


    Ms. Sherry's email is Sherry@fbcperryfl.org


  • krista hathcock

    Pastor's assistant

    Krista serves as the pastor's secretary, managing Pastor Steven's schedule and the communications for First Baptist Perry.  She has been working in the office since 2005.  Additionally, Krista serves as a technician in the Media Booth for church services.  Contact Krista to reserve the church facilities, to share a prayer request or to receive a First Baptist email update with a current prayer list. 


    Krista's email is Krista@fbcperryfl.org


  • lee martin

    financial secretary

    Lee is the financial secretary for the church as well as being the first smile in the office.  A Tallahassee native, she has worked at First Baptist for seven years. In addition to being a numbers person, Lee is an avid guitar player who enjoys puzzles and cooking. Contact Lee with financial questions or to set up an online giving account. 


    Lee's email is Lee@fbcperryfl.org