Stanley Puckett

Executive Pastor

Brian Hoffman

Associate Pastor

David Tarkington


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David surrendered his life to Jesus Christ in his fourth grade Sunday School class at Trinity Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. David's father was career Air Force, so he has lived in numerous states. He was born in west Tennessee, but has called Orange Park home since 1994. He attended Texas Wesleyan University for two years where he played on the basketball team. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of North Texas, a Masters of Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Educational Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. David has served on pastoral staff at First since 1994 and as Lead Pastor since 2005. He is married to Tracy and they have two adult children. Be sure to check out his blog at davidtarkington.com.

Dave Paxton

Generations Pastor

Andres Lavanderos

Church Planting Pastor

Shelvin Lamb

Worship Pastor

Stan Rivers

Associate Pastor


Kenzie Allen

Missions Director

Brian Borden

Associate Pastor

John Green

Student Pastor

Patrick Hayle

Mercy Ministries Pastor

Donna Hutcheson

Preschool Family Director

Austin Libal

Student Minister (Island)

Jordan O'Brien

Worship Leader (Island)

John Robinson

Missionary to Europe

(Based in Wales)

Crystal Saunders

Children & Family Ministries

Jacob Saunders

Community Missions

Tracy Tarkington

School Partnerships

Administrative & Facilities Team

Shari Barbaro


Nickie Beaudrot


Bert Gates

Financial Secretary

Erin Knight


Leon Lopez


Gail Osborn


Von Swiger


Joyce Veal


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First Baptist Church & First Family Network
1140 Kingsley Ave
Orange Park, FL 32073