Rev. Jay Huddleston is the Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Cary, NC. Prior to coming to First Baptist, Pastor Jay was Senior Pastor of Shindler Drive Baptist Church, in Jacksonville, FL. This was a ministry he and his wife, Shirley, founded in 1987. Shindler Drive has been recognized by Lifeway as one of the best evangelical Southern Baptist Churches. The Huddleston’s have two sons, Kaleb and Joel. Pastor Jay holds a Masters of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary along with a Master of Arts in teaching and Bachelor of Arts in Speech, both from the University of Florida. He strives to see Christians grow in their knowledge and obedience to the word of God, to equip believers to serve the Lord and to build the church through worship, Bible study, evangelism, discipleship and fellowship.
Supported by Nancy Parker (919) 467-6356 (ext 107)

Rev. Chris Haire
Minister of Music
Supported by Mae Langston (919) 467-6356 (ext 111)

Director of Preschool and Children’s Ministries
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Rev. Jerry Parker
Associate Pastor and Minister of Missions, Education and Senior Adults
Supported by Charlene Brown (919) 467-6356 (ext 110)

Rev. Danny Poyner, Jr.
Minister of Family Life, Multimedia and Worship Leader
Supported by Penny Wilkinson (919) 467-6356 (ext 124)

Minister of Students
Supported by Penny Wilkinson (919) 467-6356 (ext 124)

Facilities Coordinator
(919) 467-6356 (ext 115)

Mr. Troy Hogue
Kitchen Manager
(919) 467-6356 (ext 113)

Mr. Steve Magnusen
Financial Coordinator
(919) 467-6356 (ext 109)

Mrs. Donna M. Strother
Business Administrator
Supported by Nancy Parker (919) 467-6356 (ext 107)