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Our Staff

Rev. Brent Newberry

Brent has served as our Pastor since 2015. He enjoys baseball (fantasy and real), bacon, ramen, binge-watching, poetry, photography, his dog Zoey Deschanel, and being an Enneagram 4–except for when he doesn’t. He received his Master of Divinity from Baylor’s Truett Seminary in 2013, and he has served in church ministry for over ten years–most recently…

Rev. Natalie Webb

Rev. Natalie Webb joined the ministerial staff of FBC Worcester in December of 2018 as Associate Pastor of Spiritual Formation and Outreach. Natalie holds a Master of Divinity from Truett Theological Seminary and is a doctoral candidate in Baylor University’s religion department, where she studies the writings of the Apostle Paul. Natalie is devoted to…

Derek Henson

Derek Henson joined First Baptist in October, 2018. Derek is a 2018 graduate of Brite Divinity School in Fort Worth, Texas and a 2005 Graduate of the University of Valley Forge in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania. A native of western Maryland, Derek comes to Worcester after 11 years in Texas. He has held volunteer, administrative, and ministerial roles…

Wesley Hall

Wesley Hall is an organist and keyboardist based in New England. He is a graduate of the Yale School of Music and Institute of Sacred Music, and holds an artist diploma and a master’s degree in historical performance from the Oberlin Conservatory where he studied organ with James David Christie. Wesley is an active recitalist,…