Meet the Staff


Pastor: Dr. John Keller
Dr. Keller has served First Baptist Church Hilton Head Island for over 24 years and preaches directly from the Word of God, helping everyone to know the Lord better. He ministers to our local congregation, community and beyond the walls of our church. Dr. Keller will be retiring in the month of April 2018. His final sermon as our pastor will be April 22.


Brett Myers Pastor: Rev. Brett Myers

Rev. Myers has accepted a call to become the next Pastor of FBCHHI. He will preach his first sermon on Sunday, April 29, during our 10:30 AM morning worship service.

Rev. Myers is ordained and licensed as a Minister of the Gospel, has degrees in Business and Business Administration, a Master of Divinity and is working toward his Doctorate of Ministry. He has served in churches in Kentucky and South Carolina, before becoming a church planter and lead pastor of a new church in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Pastor Myers’ life objective is to bring glory to God by helping all people to realize and share the love of Christ and to dive deeply into a personal walk with Him. His personal walk and the fruit of his work show his commitment to this objective.

Please join our congregation in welcoming Brett, his wife, Kristen, and their four daughters to FBCHHI. The church family is looking forward to assisting Pastor Myers in spreading the Gospel in our church, our community, and our world.


Minister of Music and Education: Rev. Richard Wade

Richard Wade leads our music programs and coordinates all of our educational opportunities. He directs the Sanctuary and Handbell choirs and assists those leading the Children’s Choir. He also oversees all of our educational programs.
P:  843-785-4478

Director of Business: Mary Hayes

Mary Hayes takes care of our church’s business plan and manages our finances. All questions regarding finance should be addressed to her.
P:  843-785-4478

Ministry Assistant: Lynda Hopkins
Lynda Hopkins has served as Ministry Assistant to our church for 25 years. She is the pastor’s secretary, assists church staff, and organizes special events. 
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 Receptionist: Paulette Gardner
Paulette Gardner is usually the first voice that you hear when you call our church. She has been with the church staff for 10 years. She can help you with information about our church or direct you to the staff person. Contact Paulette to make your reservations for Wednesday Night Dinner and Special Events.
P:  843-785-4478

Welcome to First Baptist

Our Mission Statement:
Our Mission at First Baptist Church Hilton Head Island is to present the Lord Jesus Christ, through the Bible, so that people may come into this fellowship, to love Him, to serve Him and to share Him with all people.


9:00 AM - Coffee Fellowship, Family Life Center

9:15 AM - Sunday School for All Ages

10:30 AM -Worship Service in the Sanctuary

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