Meet the Staff
Associate Pastor of Music and Children
Gary has been on staff at FBC Canyon since 2001 and currently serves as our Associate Pastor of Music and Children. He is a Canyon native who graduated from West Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. He is married to Julie and they have three children: Hannah, Lydia, and Nathan
Associate Pastor of Local and
Drew joined the staff of FBC Canyon in October 2016. He currently serves as our Associate Pastor of Local & Global Discipleship. He has been married to his wife, Lindsay, since June 2005. They have four children: Noah, Luke, Anna, and Reid. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Director of Counseling
DeAnna Sheets, M.A., LPC-S is a Canyon native and is employed at First Baptist Church in Canyon as the Director of Counseling Ministries. DeAnna began working at FBC Canyon in 2001. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Wayland Baptist University.In addition to individual, marriage, and family counseling, DeAnna leads groups in divorce recovery, grief support, and addiction recovery.
Director of Preschool Ministry
Jill joined the staff in August 2011. She currently serves as the Director of Preschool Ministry. She received her Bachelor of Science in Math & Chemistry from Wayland Baptist University. She is married to Matt and they have four children: Audrey, Judah, Corbin, and Titus.
Scott joined the FBC Canyon staff as the Financial Administrator in September 2012. Scott is a lifelong resident of Canyon, and he received a bachelor’s degree in Marketing at what was then known as West Texas State University. He is married to Vickie and they have two children, McKayla and Zach.
Vickie joined the staff at FBC Canyon in August 2011. She has served in several capacities since that time and she currently serves as a Ministry Assistant in the church office. Vickie is a native of Lazbuddie, Texas. She is married to Scott and they have two children, McKayla and Zach.
Missy serves as both the church receptionist which she began in September 2021 and as the Counseling Ministry’s Assistant which she began in August 2020. She loves working in the many support groups and outreach ministries the Counseling Ministry supports. She helped start the Hope Recovery group that ministries to the homeless in 2014. She has three children Hannah, Moses, and Hailey. She is also blessed with two grandchildren McKynzley and Alijah.