Meet Our Staff
Rev. Dr. G. Bruce Queen -- Intentional Interim Minister
After twenty-six years of pastoral ministry, in 2005 Bruce began to fulfill a calling, in the making for many years, by being trained as an Intentional Interim Minister by the Center for Congregational Health, Winston Salem, NC.
Bruce was born in Drexel, North Carolina. He received a B.A. from Anderson University, 1977, and an M.Min. from Anderson University School of Theology, 1979. After ten years of ministry Bruce returned to seminary at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville Kentucky where he received a Master of Divinity in Christian Education, in May 1990 and a Doctor of Ministry in May 1993. Bruce’s doctoral project was in developing congregational identity. He has also completed some post graduate work toward a Doctor of Education at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Bruce met Marga Thomason at Anderson College and they were married December 16, 1978. Marga is Coordinator of Case Management at Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center in Mechanicsville, Virginia where they live. They have two grown children: a daughter, Marissa and a son, Alex.
Bruce’s hobbies include sailing, golf and building scale models of historic race cars. He is also a volunteer with Ministering to Ministers, a foundation that supports ministers and their spouses who have gone through forced termination.
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Frederick D. Horn — Associate Pastor for Music and Worship
Fred and his wife, Lisa, are both natives of Ashland, KY. He met her as a result of her parents singing in the Adult Choir at First Baptist, Worthington. They have been married since 1987. Lisa, a senior nursing advisor with a national insurance agency, and Fred have one college-age daughter, Abby.
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Barbara Hollowell — Associate Pastor of Discipleship Ministries
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Barbara Massey - Minister to Children
Barbara has served as Minister to Children at Trinity Baptist Church, San Antonio, TX; children’s consultant at Virginia Baptist Mission Board; Minister to Children at First Baptist Church, Jackson, MS; as the GA editor at Woman’s Missionary Union, Birmingham, AL, and most recently as Minister to Children, River Road Church, Baptist, Richmond, VA.
She is an ordained minister and also a certified pediatric chaplain, having received Clinical Pastoral Education at The Children’s Hospital, Birmingham, AL.
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Ken LeFevre — Editor, Focus Newsletter
First Baptist Church, Ashland
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Ashland, VA 23005
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