"Choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve,  . . . But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.”

Joshua 24:15

Our Senior Pastor
David Price and wife, Debbie
Pastor David Price is the senior pastor here at First Missionary Baptist Church. He joined the staff at FMBC after serving for 32 years at Grace Baptist Church in Bowie, Maryland. While in Maryland, he served for 5 years as Associate Pastor and 27 years as Senior Pastor. He holds a B.A. from Washington Bible College, and a M.A. from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Price grew up in Auburndale, and was saved after hearing a youth choir from First Missionary sing at another church. He comes back to Auburndale with a love for its history and a vision for its future. He is thankful for the rich heritage of this great church and is excited to reach the next generation and the local community for Jesus Christ. Pastor Price has a passion for preaching God's word, which is evident each Sunday as he teaches how God's word can change lives. He also has a passion for reaching people by preaching the Gospel, building relationships, and involving people in ministry in the local church. Pastor Price is passionate as well about his family, and he and his wife Debbie have been married for over 34 years. Debbie is the "Just Us Girls" ministry team leader and enjoys using her gifts of hospitality and creativity to get to know and connect the women in the church. They have a son Jeremy and daughter-in-law Karen, and a daughter Jennifer and son-in-law Jimmy Petterec, who is also on staff here at FMBC. He has four grandchildren, Madison Grace, Trevor David, Reagan Patrick, and Ainsley Faith. Spending time with his family is the joy of his life. His other great joy is being a pastor, and from the youngest baby in the nursery to the oldest person in the pew, Pastor Price wants you to know that you are important to God, and welcomed here at First Missionary Baptist Church.

Our Worship Pastor
Tim Albritton and wife, Kayla
Pastor Tim Albritton is our worship pastor here at First Missionary Baptist Church. He has recently joined the staff at FMBC after serving for 26 years with Pastor Price at Grace Baptist Church in Bowie, Maryland. Over the years Tim has served in Texas and Oklahoma as well as in Georgia the past 2 years. Tim is originally from Texas where he holds a B.A. in Music Education and an M.A. in Music from West Texas State University. He comes to Auburndale to work with his longtime friend and pastor David Price and is looking forward to living the Florida life and making many new friends in his new home. Tim is excited about building up the Music and Worship Ministry here at FMBC. Tim is looking for “FAT” (Faithful, Available and Teachable) people who will join him as he leads in the worship each Sunday. Tim loves music of all kinds and that is reflected each Sunday in a blended style of both the old favorites and the new exciting worship music of today. He is also excited to find so much talent and experience  here at FMBC because of the faithfulness of those who have served before. Tim also teaches a Bible Class each Sunday morning for adults of all ages. Tim is thankful for his wife Kayla, who is a big part of his ministry. Kayla plays piano and manages the library for him. Tim and Kayla have been married for over 38 years and have a daughter, Chandra, who is always on the move singing and acting all over the country. Tim wants you to know that he loves God and God’s people and is looking forward to serving the Lord and his people here in Auburndale for many years to come.    

Our Youth Pastor
Jimmy Petterec and wife, Jennifer
Pastor Jimmy Petterec is both youth pastor and worship leader at FMBC. Before joining the staff here, he spent 2 years as a worship leader and associate pastor at a church plant, then served at Grace Baptist Church in youth and music ministry for 5 years in Bowie, MD. He holds a B.S. in Youth Ministry from Liberty University and a Masters of Arts and Religion from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Jimmy runs the Fuel youth ministry which includes Wednesday night youth group, Sunday School, and various youth activities. Together, Jimmy and his wife Jennifer use their passion for worship and musical skills to help lead our praise team for our worship services. Jimmy also trains new workers in the media ministry. He and wife Jennifer are busy raising their three children, Madison, Trevor, Ainsley and most free time includes spending time as a family, building relationships, and playing music.