Meet Our Staff

Meet our Staff

The staff at Second Baptist Church offers our faith community a wide variety of backgrounds, education, skills, passions, and gifts.  The team has one thing in common: a love of Christ and serving Him. Click on the links below and read a short message from each of them and get to know us a little better. Additionally, you can send a message to any of them by clicking on the email link next to their name.

Ministry Team


    Jason Edwards       |       Senior Pastor       |       Email 
    Mike Lassiter       |        Associate Pastor for Community Care and Missions       |       Email

  Connie McNeill       |       Associate Pastor of Administration and Discipleship       |       Email


    Charles Smith       |        Associate Pastor for Students       |       Email


Chip Handrich       |       Assoicate Pastor of Worship & Music       |       Email


  Gwen Phillips       |       Children's Pastor       |       Email


  Ann Posey       |       Worship and Music Associate      |       Email

Support Staff

Ellen Gregory Ministry Assistant for Computer Support M, W, 9:30 - 4:30 Email
Janet Hill Ministry Assistant for Communications and Marketing Support  M - F, 9 - 2   Email
Pam May   Ministry Assistant for Office Support T, W, Th, 8:30 - 4:30 Email
Dawn Thurlo Erkmann Ministry Assistant for Congregational Support M, W, F, 8:30 - 4:30 Email
Ken Slater Custodial and Maintenance Staff M, T, Th, F, Sun, 8:30 - 4:30 Email
 Second Friends Preschool
Brooke Fisher Director - Second Friends Preschool 816-781-3882 Email

 Volunteer Staff Members

Cathy Baker Director of Hospitality Email
Larry Gregory Property Manager Email
Kim Halfhill Equipping Ministry Director Email