PASTOR ZACH TERRY
To make an appointment to speak or meet with Pastor Zach, please contact his assistant.
904.261.3617 ext. 122
Zach Terry is driven by a desire to help people achieve their maximum life through Jesus Christ. He is known for his ability to teach complex ideas in simple terms with practical implications for daily life.
- He has a Master’s Degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, from which he received the Westminster John Knox Press Award.
- In 2016, he was honored as one of the Connect Faith’s, “Agents of Change”.
- Pastor Zach is the author of, “Our Spiritual Battlefield”.
- His “Maximum Life” Podcast can be heard around the world.
He has led churches in Kentucky and Alabama prior to his time at FBC Fernandina. Most importantly, Zach is a family man with his wife, Julie, son Cole and two daughters, Carly and Caitlyn.
Pastor Shad Goltz
904.261.3617 ext. 107
Shad Goltz joined the team at FBC in March 2012 as Student Pastor (grades 6-12). He has worked as a Student Pastor for 20+ years. In 2018, Shad was transitioned to the role of Associate Pastor. In this role, he oversees and gives leadership to First Baptist Church’s Overall Ministry. Working alongside the Ministry Leaders, he helps organize and orchestrates the ministries of First Baptist.
Shad felt called into the ministry as a senior in high school. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Kennesaw State University and his Masters of Christian Education for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
When not at a ballgame of any kind, you can find him on the beach, golf course, or riding his bike. He loves to read and believes that people should constantly be learning because ‘leaders are learners.’
He has been married to Mary since August 1997. They grew up in the same church and went to the same high school together. They have two amazing children – Caleb and Lily.
Director of Family Ministries
904.261.3617 ext. 119
Children’s Ministry Director
904.261.3617 ext. 103
904.261.3617 ext. 105
Audio/Visual Productions Mgr.
904.261.3617 ext. 117
904.261.3617 ext. 101
ASSOCIATES AND ASSISTANTS