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Meet Our Staff



Dr. Matt Richard

Pastor Matt joined our staff in August of 2019. He previously pastored churches in Gatesville and Iredell, TX. Matt completed his undergraduate studies at East Texas Baptist University, and earned both a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry from Baylor’s George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Matt is married to Michelle Richard, and they have two children: Emily and Luke. Matt believes that his most important job as a pastor is equipping God’s people for ministry in their everyday lives. Matt enjoys good coffee, great books, God’s creation, and his family.  |  Tel: 325-247-4803


Church Secretary

Dianne Hoy

Dianne serves as our church secretary, receptionist and handles the financial business.  She became a part of the church staff in December 1982.  She is married to Billy Hoy, and they have one daughter: Sarah.  Sarah is married and she and husband, Zach, have produced the highlights of the family, grandsons, Wyatt and Walker.  Dianne enjoys reading, keeping her grandsons, and can always be found with a glass of unsweet iced tea nearby.  |  Tel: 325-247-4803


Family Ministry Leader

Ricky Berry

Ricky joined our staff on September 1, 2023. He was called to ministry at the age of 20 years old in 2007 and began his first ministry in May of 2008. He has served in youth ministry for most of those years as the youth pastor in two other churches before moving to Llano. He currently serves as a deacon in our church and has faithly served in youth and men's ministry at our church. Ricky has been married to Jennifer Berry since 2007 and they have two boys, Bryan & Jacob. His desire is to help all believers, young and old, be equipped to become life-long, fully committed followers of Jesus who own and pursue their unique faith journey.  |  Tel: 214-883-0851


Custodial & Grounds Supervisior

Shannon Franklin

Shannon Franklin joined the staff at First Baptist as a custodian in 2018.  Shannon retired from the Texas Dept. of Transportation after 20+ years of service to the State of Texas.  Shannon is married to his best friend Mary Jane and they have two children Amber and Dustin.  Shannon loves spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren he also loves the outdoors and just likes to visit with folks over a good cup of coffee.  |  Tel: 325-247-4803


Director of Music and Worship

Ryan Plumley  |  Tel: 325-247-4803


Secretarial Assistant

Angela Grenwelge  |  Tel: 325-247-4803


Kids for Christ Director

Clara Watson  |  Tel: 940-395-1376

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