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Our Vision

“The Worship Ministries of FBC of Saks exist to play and sing glory to our God, to lift up the name of Jesus, and to set the table for the word of God to be preached.”
David C. Gilmore
Worship Leader

FBC Saks Music Staff: (Left to Right)
David Gilmore, Worship Leader
Kim Guthary, Pianist
Stephen Reeves, Orchestra Coordinator

Not Pictured: 
Junior Gidley, Sound Technician
Ira Dean Newman, Organist

Worship Opportunities

Here are the opportunities to be a part of our Worship Ministries.


Worship Choir - Helps lead in congregational singing and provide special music for our Sunday Morning worship service. The choir also presents special music programs at special times during the year.
The choir rehearses in the Choir Suite on Wednesday nights at 7:30.
The Choir is open to anyone 13 and older that can attend rehearsals.


Worship Orchestra - Provides music accompaniment for our congregational worship and Choir specials. The Orchestra also provides special music and pre service music for our Sunday services.
The Orchestra rehearses in the Choir Suite on Wednesday nights at 6:00.
The Orchestra is open to anyone who can read music, play an instrument, and attend rehearsals.


Children’s Choir - Children’s Choirs have not started back up since the pandemic shut down. This ministry is an important part of any music program. we have been meeting with the children’s ministry director and other volunteers to re-launch this ministry at the appropriate time.

Handbell Ministry

The Handbells rejoined the Music Ministry at First Baptist Church, Saks in the fall of 2012 after being inactive for several years. The group has consisted of people from ages 14 through 80 and above, who enjoy making music that glorifies God, while trying to complement the overall worship experience of the church. The requirements for joining the group are basic music reading skills and a desire to have fun. Previous experience in ringing bells is helpful but not necessary. The Handbell rehearsals are currently on hiatus but are hoping to begin again when it becomes feasible. Come and join us – you’ll never know until you try what you can do. Contact Shirley Drury for more information.

“Speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, sing and make music in your heart to the Lord.”- Ephesians 5:19