Dr. Russell Duck - Pastor

Pastor Duck is married with 2 Grown Children.  Dr. Duck first pastorate was in 1975 at Union Valley Baptist Church near Ada, Oklahoma.  Pastor Russell has been the pastor for First Baptist Church of Strafford, Chattanooga, Sentinel and Woodward.  Pastor Russell came to pastor First Baptist Church of Elk City in 2001.  Graduate of East Central Oklahoma State University Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Doctor of Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Danny Ringer - Associate Pastor

Graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

Danny is married and has a daughter in college at Southwestern Oklahoma State University at Weatherford.

Served as Student Minister at First Baptist Church of Mountain View in 1987.  Served as Student Minister at First Baptist Church, Weatherford and Ponca City.  Danny was the Pastor at First Baptist Church, Newkirk, Oklahoma before coming to Elk City as Associate Pastor in 2002.


Lance Jones - Minister of Music and Media

Lance is a graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Lance is married to Michelle Lawrence Jones and they have three children.

Lance has served as a minister in Plainview Baptist Church, Krum, Texas; First Baptist Church, Holiday, Texas; Hillcrest Baptist Church, Lebanon, Missouri; First Baptist Church, Carthage, Missouri and First Baptist Church, Marlow, Oklahoma.

Lance was ordained to the Gospel Ministry by First Baptist Church, Springfield, Missouri.

Lance enjoys spending time with his family and fishing.

Darrel "Doc" Ware - Associate Pastor Senior Adults and Missions

Minister of Music Married with 2 Grown Children.  Doc's first church was First Baptist Church of Atoka, Oklahoma in 1975.  Doc served as  the Minister of Music at First Baptist Church of Muskogee before coming to First Baptist Church of Elk City in 1991.  Graduate of Oklahoma Baptist University  and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Ryan Young - Minister of Youth

Ryan is married to Karistin and they have two children, Annslee & Boston (Boston Terrier Bulldog).  Ryan graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University in 1999 and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master's in Chrstian Education in 2001.

Ryan loves sports and is a fan of The Dallas Cowboys and The Oklahoma Sooners.  He enjoys spending time with his wonderful family, playing golf, and working in the yard.   

He has been ministering to students since 1995 in various ministries.  He has a passion to minister and serve this student generation and point them to Jesus Christ.  One of Ryan's favorite passages of Scripture is found in Matthew 5:14-16 which says:

 14"You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. 15Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. 16In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.









Michael David - Children's Pastor


­­­Michael David has been the Children's Pastor at FBCEC since February 2012.

Michael Graduated high school from Oklahoma Christian Schools, Edmond,  Oklahoma; May, 1990 Michael attended Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee.   Michael received his Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Missouri; December, 2000Ordained to the ministry 1992.

Martial Status: Married to Brandy Hazle from Mountain View, Oklahoma.  Brandy has a Masters in Physical Therapy from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri and a Bachelors in Exercise and Sports Science, Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Oklahoma. She currently is the Pre-K teacher at Western Oklahoma Christian Schools Elk City campus.

                                                Children:              Caedon, Payton, Greyson, and Maliah

Josefath Sanchez Sr. - Pastor Hispanic Church

Manny Vasquez - Student Minister Hispanic Church

Cindy Mikles - Ministry Assistant to the Associate Pastor

Krista Johnson - Church Accountant

Sondra Weaver - Ministry Assistant to the Minister of Music/Missions

Greta Louis - Ministry Assistant to Youth and Children Receptionist

Pat Walker - Ministry Assistant to the Sr. Pastor

Kelli Freeman - Church Hostess

Katy Womack - Nursery Director/WEE School Director

Mel and Lynda Umbertus - Custodian

Donald Ogletree - Activity Center /Custodian

Dennis Witherspoon - Custodian

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