• Raymond Phillips, Senior Pastor


    Pastor Raymond comes to First Baptist Church Crossville after serving 17 years at Unity Baptist Church and was the former pastor at Columbia Hill Baptist for 24 years.

    Raymond was called to preach at the young age of 14 and began as pastor at Columbia Hill Baptist at the age of 17 while attending Monterey High School. 

    Pastor Raymond and Angie have been serving in the ministry for 41 years.


    Pastor Raymond holds a B.S. in Communications from Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville TN, and he obtained a M.A. in  Organizational Leadership from Campbellsville University in KY.

  • Debby Evenson, Pianist & Organist

    Debby  began serving as FBC's accompanist in January 2022.  She is a very talented and accomplished musician.

  • Carol Schulz

    Interim Choir Director

  • Carol Crowley, Secretary


    Carol is our Secretary and began working for First Baptist in April 2015.  She holds an undergraduate degree from Liberty University (B.S., Business Admin.), as well as a graduate degree in Religious Education from Covington Theological Seminary.  Carol and her husband, Tom, worked 30 years in ministry in Ohio.