First Presbyterian Church

of Bay Minette, AL (PCUSA)

A family in Christ,
we worship God, love one another, welcome all, and serve others. 

FPC Bay Minette Staff

Get to know the friendly and helpful staff here at FPC Bay Minette.

The Rev. Blair Beaver

. . . has been the Pastor at First Presbyterian Church since August of 2014. Blair received his Associate Degree in Business from Spartanburg Methodist College in Spartanburg, SC, and his Bachelors’ in Religious Studies from St. Andrews Presbyterian College in Laurinburg, NC.  Following graduation, Blair attended seminary at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA where he earned his Masters of Divinity.

Blair has served churches in Cornelius, NC, Laurens, SC and Ruby, SC before coming to Bay Minette.  He and his wife Kimberly have three children, Hannah, Noah, and Madison (Maddie).

David Matheny

. . . coordinates the music program at the church, along with other talented people who share the gifts of music and love.
David and his wife Karin have been married for 37 years. He is a veteran of the Air Force and enjoys life as a lawyer in Bay Minette.

Sharon Blais

. . . has served as church pianist for the First Presbyterian Church since the spring of 2015. She loves using her gift of music to bring ministry and touch others’ hearts. Sharon’s other passion is her family consisting of husband, George, their two sons, a daughter and their spouses, along with four amazing grandchildren.

Her family’s journey included twenty-eight moves, which took them many places in the world before returning home to Bay Minette. She is the business manager of Advantage Wealth Management in Daphne for the two George Blais’ in her life. Sharon also serves as an officer in the Mignon Music Club. She was blessed with wonderful parents and has two awesome sisters and their families.

Ashley Sanders

. . . Director of Youth Ministries, graduated with honors from Spring Hill College, where she studied International Relations and French. She loves studying languages and traveling. She is passionate about working with children and teaches at St. Luke's in Mobile.