Pastors & Staff

Shandy Dill

LeAD Pastor

Shandy Dill is a native of north Mississippi. He and his wife, Lindsey, have been married since 2009 and have two daughters, Charlie and Mabrie. Shandy became Senior Pastor of FBCS in 2018. Shandy has a Masters of Divinity from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Shandy loves preaching God's Word, spending time with his family, studying history, and cheering on the Ole Miss Rebels and Memphis Grizzlies.

Ian Derrick

Next-Gen Pastor

Ian Derrick is a native of Vicksburg, Mississippi. He and his wife, Allie, have been married since 2013 and have two sons, Ryan and John. Ian achieved a bachelor’s degree from Mississippi State University and is pursuing a Master’s of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Ian began serving on staff at First Baptist Church in October of 2022. Ian loves teaching others about God’s word, making memories with his family, beginning outdoors, and cheering on his Mississippi Bulldogs. Above all Ian has a passion for reaching students with the truth of the Gospel, empowering them to serve the kingdom, and equipping them to fulfill the great commission.

Tracy Gray

Worship & DISCIPLESHIP Pastor

Tracy Gray is a native of Hurley, Mississippi. Moving to Oxford, Mississippi to achieve a bachelor’s degree from The University of Mississippi, Tracy met his wife and Oxford native, Heather. Tracy began serving on staff at First Baptist Church beginning in April 2020. He, his wife, and their four children moved to Scottsboro, Alabama in October of 2020. Tracy has a tremendous heart for the Gospel of Christ, people, and the need for all to worship the Lord wholeheartedly.

Gaynell Robison


An Alabama native Mrs. Gaynell Robison, husband Jack and son Mark moved to Scottsboro Al, from Oneonta, Al and joined the FBC Family in 1970s.  Mrs. Gaynell enjoys the fellowship and working with the staff. 

Sarah Guinn

Director of Children's Ministry and families /Administrative Assistant 

Sarah Guinn native to Sand Mountain began working at FBC in September 2020. Sarah has a passion for missions, kids ministry, and media outreach. 

Teri Mattia

Learning center director

Teri Mattia joined the FBC Staff in December 2015 as the Finance Director and Assistant Children’s Minister.  Since then, she has transitioned to serve as the Director of the FBC Learning Center.  Teri has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Alabama, and loves cheering on the Crimson Tide. She has two adult children, Chelsey (husband Richard) and Alex.
Teri believes that God has a wonderful plan for all children, and she loves helping children to learn and walk in that truth.  She is passionate about serving families and children and seeing lives changed for the glory of God.