Sunday Services

9:45am Sunday School

11:00am Worship Service

 6:45 pm  Evening Service

Staff & Leadership


Pastor:  Glynn Coleman, phone: 434.929.3764 (church)

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Glynn accepted Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior at 10 years old through the ministry of East Nashville Baptist Church, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Accepting the personal call into vocational ministry, Glynn has been preaching since the age of 15.

Glynn was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a graduate of Belmont University in Nashville, Tennesse with B.A. in religion. He received a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theologial Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Glynn has been pastor of First Baptist Church of Monroe since August 1990. In May of this year, Glynn and his wife Linda celebrate many wonderful years of marriage. They have three daughters and six grandchildren.  In addition, he has two son-in-laws.  Glynn enjoys music.  "Everyone born in Nashville, Tennessee thinks they can sing and have the God given right to play a guiltar". Glynn is the music director of FBCM. He is involved in singing at local nursing homes, senior adult groups, and revivals.  He is a member of a music mission team called the KGB (Kingdom of God Band) to share the gospel of Jesus Christ through music.

Brian Clabough.jpgAssociate Pastor: Rev. Brian Clabough, phone:434.929.3764 (church)
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Brian has been follower of Jesus since he was young, and acknowledged God's call to vocational ministry while he was in college. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Computer Science in 2006 and completed a M. Div. in Biblical Counseling at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2010.

Brian has been the Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church of Monroe since October 2018. He was a campus minister for 9 years before coming to FBCM, including spending the last 2 years with Cru (Campus Crusade for Christ) at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Brian's areas of responsibility at FBCM include leading the Sunday night worship services and fulfilling general pastoral duties of the church with a focus on yourg adults. He also gives guidance and support to the amazing volunteers leading church ministries to families with children and youth.

He likes to spend his free time with his wife, Joan, and daughter, Nicole. They especially enjoy driving Skyline Drive and hiking together in Shenandoah National Park.

100_0374.jpgMinistry Assistant:
  Sylvia Bradley, phone: 434.929.3764


A native of Nelson County, Virginia, Sylvia was saved at the early age of nine. She married her childhood sweetheart, Andy, and they celebrated 53 years of marriage in June 2018.  Sylvia has 25 years in the banking industry, and over three years of service as church secretary from a previous church. Sylvia has one daughter, and is grandmother to two active boys, and two fiesty puppies called Little Andy and Casey.  When she is not working, she enjoys reading, gardening, working in the yard and singing in the Church Choir. She also currently serves as the Librarian at FBCM.

The position of Church Secretary at First Baptist Church of Monroe is a very special ministry available at our church. The person elected to this position should be a Christian with good computer and people skills who truly feels "called to Christian service" and who is willing and able to go "above and beyond" the personal investment in a job that is considered "normal" in the secular world of work.

By its design and assignment of responsibilities this position is intended primarily to assist and support our pastor as the pastor plans, develops and implements the various ministries and activities provided for our church, our church family, and those whom our church serve.

The work station of the church secretary is in the church office/administrative area. By virtue of the secretary's location and the secretary's duties and responsibilities, the secretary is obviously an integral component in ensuring the smooth day-to-day operations of our church. The secretary must have good computer skills and other basic office/verbal skills.  As well as being ready to help others and be able to keep confidential information to herself/himself only.

A few of the church secretary's duties are to keep up the church membership roll, prepare the bulletins for distribution as well as putting things on the power poiint for Sunday services, and anything else that pertains to the services as directed by the pastor. Keep the website updated. Prepare a monthly calendar and monthly newsletter for all members. Prepare the bulletin boards each month and work in the food pantry that we serve the needy people She is also the financial secretary for our church.

Carey_Wrenn.JPG  Co-Chairman of the Deacons:
 Carey Wrenn, phone 434.942.4992
 190 Sage Lane Madison Heights, VA  24572


Carey has been a member of FBCM since 2003. He was Chairman of the Deacons from January 2010 through December 2016. He continues to serve as the Chairman of the Finance Committee, is the Sunday School Director and sings in the choir. Carey is a Senior Vice President with First Bank & Trust Company. He also serves as a State Director for Dixie Youth Baseball, where he incorporates the Trinity into speeches that he gives at meetings, tournaments and church services Carey grew up attending church and was baptized at age 9. Carey knows that Jesus is his Savior. He is married to Melissa.                                                                                                                               

 Joe Antinucci, phone 434.665.3095
271 Wild Rose Lane  Monroe, VA 24574


025.JPGDeacon:  Harold Brizendine, phone 434.941.3238 (C)
230 Oak Spring Lane Madison Heights, VA 24572


Deacon: Ed Hagar, phone 434.929.8355 (H)  434.239.6340 (C)

Proverbs 3:5-6


Deacon: Tim Harris, phone 434.546.1612
230 Blue Ridge Lane  Amherst, VA 24521


Deacon: Don Maddox 



Deacon: Mike Murray, phone 434.847.8933 (H)  434.401.2869 (C)
259 Laurel Drive  Madison Heights, VA 24572


Deacon: Chip Scrivener, phone 434.386.8009 (H)  434.420.2158 (C) 434.455.4908 (B)
1430 Langhorne Rd.  Lynchburg, VA 24503


Joined: 1963. Married to Roberta, three daughters and one grandson.  Hobbies: Golf, Hunting, Fishing

Co-Chairman of Deacons: Jonathan Scruggs, phone 434.944.0440
136 Pleasant Ridge Dr.  Madison Heights, VA 24572



 Sam Trent, phone 434.384.8449
124 Jonathan Street  
Madison Heights, VA 24572

Mark_Wood.JPGDeacon: Mark Wood, phone 434.929.4511 (H)  434.941.6603
534 Dixie Airport Rd.  Madison Heights, VA 24572


I have been a member of FBC for almost 20 years. I enjoy camping, golf, volunteering and spending time with my family & with my wife Sheila. Chair the Food Bank here at FBC.

Deacon: Dwayne Woodson, phone 434.946.9818 (H)  434.941.6848 (C)
445 Briarwood Dr.  Amherst, VA 24521


Wendell Carwile, phone 434.238.7409 (H) 109 French Lane, Amherst, VA 24521


I love to fellowship with people and help people & make them happy. I believe in prayer & I know God listens. I believe in God's healing power. I want to live and serve God & to be at least 100 years old. I truly have been so very blessed in my life. My wife, Chris and I own American Electric Motors. I love my family & I love our Church Family. God is AWESOME!

Screenshot_20180419-114701.pngNew Deacon: Kyle Whitt, phone 434.221-5682
271 Wild Rose Lane
Monroe, Va. 24574


100_2420.JPGNew Deacon: Jeremy Morris, phone 434.941-1440
1670 High Peak Road
Monroe, Va. 24574


Please visit the Ministries Section and the Members Section for additional information on the Deacons.

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