Reverend Whit Chapman came to us in May of 2006 as the Minister of Students from Hopeful Baptist Church in Lake City, Florida where he spent over five years serving as youth pastor. On November 18, 2007, Frederica Baptist Church voted to call Whit as the Senior Pastor. He loves to preach, sing, play guitar and write music.

Whit received his B.A. from the University of Tennessee and received his M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Whit is married to Wendy and they have four children: Caroline, Harrison, Anna Belle and Jonathan.

You may contact Whit at (912) 634-2833 ext. 13 or email him at:
Twitter @SSIPastor


Rev. Paul Reed began serving as Minister of Music at Frederica on September 1, 2008. A native of Arkansas, Bro. Paul earned a Bachelor of Music from Ouachita Baptist University, and a Master of Music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been serving in the ministry since 1990 with churches in Arkansas, Texas, Alabama and Florida, and now here in Georgia.

Paul married his wife Debbie, in 1991. They have two sons, Cameron and Connor.

Contact Bro. Paul at (912) 634-2833 ext. 12 or e-mail:



 Karen Sharp joined the staff of Frederica Baptist Church as the Administrative Assistant on May 1, 2018. Karen comes from an extensive background in Administration, having served Dr. Charles Stanley at In Touch Ministries, Gerald Derstine at Christian Retreat, and other Atlanta area ministries and churches. 
Karen enjoys writing, singing, photography and art, all of which she uses to glorify God. 
Currently Karen is raising her 8 year old granddaughter, Grace, who is an amazing joy and precious gift from God. 

Karen may be contacted at the church office 912-634-2833, ext. 10 or by email:


Ken Sala joined the staff on January 5, 2015 after retiring from Hasty’s Communications. Ken is a Charter Member of Frederica Baptist Church. He has contributed in many ways to the success of our church with his technical skills involving communications and electronics, teaching bible study classes and other volunteer roles. In his role as Business Administrator, Ken will be involved with facility needs, being the point of contact for our current and prospective condo tenants and owners, coordination of all business needs of the church and providing assistance to our church members.

Ken can be contacted through our church office at 912-634-2833, ext 11 or by email: 



Gloria Haskins began serving as Frederica’s   pianist in January 2003 after an eight year tenure as pianist for First Baptist St. Simons Island, Georgia.
Gloria received a Bachelor of Music Education degree from Carson-Newman University and received a Master of Science in Education from the University of Tennessee.  Following a thirty-nine year teaching career, she retired from full-time teaching in 2011.
Gloria and Bill were married in 1996.  They and Gloria’s mother, Mildred Davis, reside in Brunswick, Georgia.
You may reach Gloria at 912-223-0611 (cell) or by email:

Student Ministry Leader

Quinton Tart graduated from Columbia International University in April, 2018 with a degree in Global Business Development and Bible.  His passion is Outdoor Adventure Ministry with youth. His desire is to help bring youth to the Lord and assist them in their growing relationship with the Lord.