OUR TEAM

meet our staff


Phillip Hamm

SENIOR PASTOR
Pastor Phillip has been on staff at Palmetto First Baptist since June of 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and a Master's of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary; and a Doctor of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is married to Christy and they have three children.

David Shenning

EXECUTIVE & EDUCATION PASTOR
Pastor David came to FBC Palmetto in February of 2019. He is a graduate of Mercer University and earned a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. David has served churches in Georgia and Florida. He and his wife Debbie have two children.

Scott Perkins

WORSHIP PASTOR
Pastor Scott joined the FBC team in May of 2012 and brings over 20 years of experience in Worship Ministry and is passionate about the role of music in worshiping God. He is experienced in directing symphonic, marching and jazz bands and choirs of all age groups. He holds a bachelors degree in Music Education from Virginia Commonwealth University. He is married to Cyndi and they have two grown children.

Todd Poppell

CONNECTIONS & STUDENTS PASTOR
Pastor Todd joined the FBC Palmetto team in October of 2012. He holds a Bachelors degree in Biblical Studies and a Master of Divinity in Christian Education from the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Sandy and they have three children.

Nic Bishop

WORSHIP LEADER & CREATIVE ARTS
ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Nic has been on the team at FBC Palmetto since 2016. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Worship Ministry from Baptist College of Florida. He is married to Heather and they have one child.

Kenny Tibbetts

CHILDREN & FAMILIES
ASSOCIATE PASTOR
Kenny joined the team at FBC Palmetto in 2018. He holds a Bachelor of History from the University of South Florida and is working toward his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Hope.

Katherine Van Leuven

DIRECTOR, MEDIA & PUBLICATIONS

Sandy Monahan

SENIOR PASTOR'S ASSISTANT

Joy Williams

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Julee Williams

DIRECTOR, WEE WORLD

Lynne Mikulec

DIRECTOR, PALMETTO KIDS SUNDAY SCHOOL

Kathy Taylor

DIRECTOR, KING'S KIDS

Charlene Keller

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY ASSISTANT

Becky Tripp

DIRECTOR, PALMETTO KIDS PRESCHOOL

Bill Bennett

DIRECTOR, FACILITIES

Lettie Suarez

FACILITIES

Rick Simmons

FACILITIES

Weekly Schedule

SUNDAYS

  • Celebration Service
    9:15 am & 10:45 am
  • Encounter Service
    9:15 am
  • Bible Studies
    8 am, 9:15 am & 10:45 am
  • Kids Sunday School
    9:15 am
  • Kids (K-5) Worship
    10:45 am
  • Preschool (3 & 4 yrs) Worship
    10:45 am
  • High School Youth
    6:00 pm

WEDNESDAYS

  • Family Supper
    (during the school year)
    5:00 pm
  • Adult Choir Rehearsal
    6:00 pm
  • AWANA Clubs
    (during the school year)
    6:00 pm
  • Prayer & Bible Study
    6:00 pm
  • Middle School Youth
    6:15 pm
  • Orchestra Rehearsal
    7:00 pm
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