Zachary Honzell

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Bro. Honzell and his family joined us June 4th, 2023! Bro. Honzell has been in the ministry since he was 18, working as an R.A. leader.  In addition, he has served as Youth Director, Young Adult Outreach Director, and has over a decade of experience as Pastor. He has previously served Ida Baptist Church and First Baptist Point. He has a passion to reach the lost and is a community minded minister.  He enjoys sports, fishing, hunting and all things outdoors. He and Ashley have been married 16 years. They have three children: Von Wyatt (10), Lauren Elizabeth (6), and Caleb Truett (4).  

Music Director

Jeff Duplichain

Jeff and his wife Misty are long-standing members of First Baptist! Jeff has taken on the role of Music Director, officially beginning Oct. 8th, 2023. He has a great attitude and brings enthusiasm to our Worship through Music! 

Youth Director

Alyssa Duplichain


Alyssa has been helping with our youth group since she graduated high school in 2017. She has been the youth director since 2021. She has a passion for working with kids of all ages, and leading them to Christ. She has been teaching at Alto ISD for 2 years and is now coaching. She enjoys sports, reading, all things ALTO, and spending time with her family.

Administrative Assistant

David Middleton

David joined our team in May, 2006..  He is a retired banker and has been a member since 1999.  He originated our current church newsletter, The Informer, just prior to joinging our staff.  He is also involved with the Choir, Properties Committee, Finance Committee, and member of our Deacon body.


Carla Riley

Carla is one of the most talented pianists in East Texas, she just makes the piano sing! 

Church Pianist

Beth Sheridan

Beth beautifully plays the piano and organ for us, bringing a warmth to our worship with her God-given talents!

Church Organist

Betty Duplichain

Mrs. Betty has been the organist at FBC for over 30 years.  She loves music, and loves the Lord even more. 

Media & Sound Technician

Rhett Black

Rhett keeps our Media and Sound needs in order, being sure that our online service offerings are clear and crisp! Rhett works for a local school and is a free-lance photographer.