OUR STAFF


OFFICE HOURS

M-Th. 8 AM to 4 PM

Fri. 8 AM to Noon


PHONE

870-367-3449


ADDRESS

413 North Main

Monticello, AR 71655

  • DR. KELLY JONES

    SENIOR PASTOR

    FBC has turned to a familiar face for its senior pastor position. Dr. Kelly Jones took over the lead role at the church in June of 2021 following a three-year tenure as the campus director of the Arkansas Baptist Homes for Children in Monticello. Jones is a long-time pastor, having held senior pastorates at FBC Harrisburg (2010-18) and FBC DeWitt (2006-10). He also served on staff at Faith Baptist Church in Bartlett, Tennessee and Second Baptist West Helena. He is a graduate of Phillips Community College and Delta State University. He received a master of divinity from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary and a doctor of ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Jones and his wife Joan have four children - Adam, Nick, Maryjoy, and Brooklyn.


    Email: kelly.jones@fbcmonticello.com

  • RON PAUL

    WORSHIp PASTOR

    Ron Paul has been on staff at FBC Monticello since 2009. He has been serving in local churches for 25+ years leading worship. Ron is also a leader in the Senior Adult Ministry here at FBC Monticello, and coordinates events like SNAP (Sunday Night at the Park) and the annual We've Got Your Back school supply giveaway. Ron holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education from Ouachita Baptist University. He is passionate about leading people to worship. He and his wife, Gina, have two adult children, Karaline and Christian.


    Email: ron.paul@fbcmonticello.com

  • KEVIN HENRY

    FAMILY MINISTRIES PASTOR

    Bro. Kev has been on staff at FBC Monticello since November of 2007. He served on staff at FBC Booneville for eight years as Education and Youth Minister. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies Language from Ouachita Baptist University, and a master's degree in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Michele, have two adult children, Kayla and Jordan. He is passionate about seeing families grow in the faith, and leading others to the saving knowledge of the gospel.


    Email: kevin.henry@fbcmonticello.com

  • LUKE DAWSON

    STUDENT PASTOR

    Bro. Luke joined the FBC staff in August of 2021 after being a football coach and math teacher for three years split between The Baptist Preparatory School in Little Rock and Shiloh Christian School in Springdale. He also taught discipleship classes and served as a chapel speaker during that time. The Nashville, Arkansas native is a graduate of Ouachita Baptist University and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Carrie Beth, also a graduate of OBU, were married in December of 2018.


    Email: luke.dawson@fbcmonticello.com 

  • JOAN JONES

    FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR

    Joan joined the FBC staff in October of 2018, coming from a challenging career in the juvenile court system as an intake officer in the 2nd and 10th judicial districts. Joan and her husband, Kelly, have been married since 1997, and together they have four children. They also share a passion for at-risk children as they live and minister at the Arkansas Baptist Home for Children in Monticello. Joan enjoys basketball, spending time with family, and taking naps. She is grateful for the privilege to serve the Lord at FBC Monticello.


    Email: financials@fbcmonticello.com

  • JACEY JONES

    Ministry assistant

    Jacey joined the FBC staff in March of 2017. She attended the University of Arkansas at Monticello and obtained a degree in communication studies. Jacey loves to tell stories, and in her spare time, she enjoys creating art, talking about anything relating to pop culture, and spreading the good word about our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.


    Email: receptionist@fbcmonticello.com