Our Staff

First Baptist Church is blessed with a wonderful ministry and supportive staff. We believe the primary qualification for staff members is a growing spiritual walk with Jesus. You will find that every staff member loves Jesus and desires to serve His church to the best of their abilities.

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Pastor Search Announcement


First Baptist Church of Union, Mississippi, founded in 1885, is currently seeking a servant leader
to continue its legacy and provide spiritual guidance to our multi-generational congregation. 


Position: Pastor 
Church: First Baptist Church
Affiliation: Southern Baptist Convention
Location: 400 Main Street, Union, Mississippi 39365
Work Schedule: Full Time 
Opening Date: March 8, 2021 
Closing Date:  Until Filled

Any interested and qualified candidate 
may share his cover letter and résumé to 
or mail correspondence to 
Pastor Search Committee 
First Baptist Church 
PO Box 129
Union, Mississippi 39365


Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”   
Matthew 28:19-20


Please visit our website at https://www.fbcunion.net for more information about our ministry.

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Stephen Bufkin

Minister of Music and Education

Office: 601.774.8144 Ext. 202
Facebook: sbufkin
Twitter: @stevebufkin
Instagram: @sbufkin1


"I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me--the task of testifying to the good news of God's grace." Acts 20:24


The Will of God as a Way of Life by Jerry Sittser


Old Fashion (Sweetened Condensed Milk) Lemon Meringue Pie

Soft Drink:

Mt. Dew (Sometimes You Just Need a Little Energy)


Indiana Jones (All of Them)


The Good Doctor


Worship - Passion Band, & Elevation Worship
Favorite Station: The Message

Things to Do:

Ride My Segway
Fly My Drone

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Corbin Jenkins

Student/Missions Pastor

Office: 601.774.8144 Ext. 204
Facebook: jinxuthmin
Twitter: @jinx_uthmin24
Instagram: @jinx_uthmin24


"For we walk by faith, not by sight."  2nd Corinthians 5:7


Something Needs to Change by David Platt


Jambalaya, Shrimp and Steak

Soft Drink:

Dr. Pepper (Is there really any other drink?)


Star Wars (All of Them) and Twister


America's Got Talent, Sporting Events


Rock - Skillet, Thousand Foot Krutch, Red
Rap - KB, Trip Lee, Tedashii
Worship - Vertical Worship, Hillsong, Passion
Favorite Stations: Kicks 96, 97OKK and 97.9 the Buzz


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Deanna Rush

Children's Minister


Paige Walton

Church Secretary

Office: 601.774.8144
Facebook: pethridgewalton

Margaret Driskell

Financial Secretary

Office: 601.774.8144

Margaret Rush

Contributions Secretary

Office: 601.774.8144

Lori Willis


Office: 601.774.8144