Mark Tolar, Minister of Worship and Music

As one of our associate pastors, Mark leads our Music/Worship ministry. Mark has served in this capacity since March 2001.  His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Music and a master’s degree in Counseling and Human Development from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.  He has served in churches for 25 years. These include Pioneer Drive Baptist Church in Abilene , Field Street Baptist Church in Cleburne , and First Baptist Church in Port Arthur . Mark is married to Colleen Ray of Houston, Texas. His daughter, Courtney, is a lab technician in Oklahoma. He has a love for people, animals, and the great outdoors. He believes strongly that we should love God with our whole heart including your time, talents, and treasure. He would love to visit with you about your place of service in the church.

Todd Pounds, Associate Pastor to Youth

In his ninth year serving as youth pastor, Todd is driven by a passion to lead and encourage teenagers to give their lives fully to Jesus Christ and to live out their faith outside the four walls of the church. Todd is happily married to Chyrl, wife of thirty years. They have two children and five grandchildren; daughter Elizabeth currently lives in Conroe, Texas with her husband Adam and their three sons and son Zach lives in Woodville with his two daughters. Todd enjoys music, reading, sports, and trying to play basketball once in a while.

Other Staff:   

Amber Robinson: Director: Jacob’s Ladder Day Care


Kay Katzen: Senior Pastor’s Administrative Assistant


Richard McCullough: Education (Youth and Music) Administrative Assistant

  Orrill Davis, Building Supervisor

    First Baptist Church of Woodville, Texas
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