Carlton Burris - Senior Pastor
Carlton started pastoring Immanuel Baptist Church in 1982. He has been married to his wife, Nancy, for over 40 years. Together, they have two children and five grandchildren. He has a Bachelor’s in Psychology and a Master’s of Art in Clinical Psychology. Carlton is passionate about preaching God’s Word and shepherding His people. He also enjoys bow hunting and playing golf.
Ricky Hall – Minister of Music
Ricky became the Minister of Music at Immanuel in May of 2003. He married his wife, Lea, in 1985. They have two precious children: Cameron and Katie. Ricky is an East Texas Baptist University alumnus and graduated with a Master of Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys camping, fishing, and the Texas Rangers.
Jeremy Roberts - Minister of Education & Administration
Jeremy serves as the Minister of Education and Administration at Immanuel. He married his wife, Katy, in 2004. They have three beautiful children: Heidi, Luke, and Holly. Jeremy is an East Texas Baptist University alumnus and graduated from Liberty Theological Seminary in 2010 with a Master of Divinity. He enjoys hanging out with his wife and kids, missions, and golf.
Erin Woodfin – Children’s Minister
Erin Woodfin grew up in Marshall and left to go to Ouachita Baptist, where she graduated in 2011 with a degree in Christian Ministries. She is currently a student at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She has been married to Michael since 2010. Michael and Erin have one precious daughter, Audrey Jane. Erin is passionate about finding ways to creatively engage children and help point them to Jesus. She also enjoys doing children’s ministry, running, a hot cup of coffee, and watching baseball with her husband.
Joel McMullan – Youth/College Minister
Joel serves as the Youth & College Minster at Immanuel. He came to Immanuel with more than 15 years of youth ministry experience. Joel has been married to his amazing wife since 2001. They have three wonderful children: Caden, Ian, and Tatum. Joel is a graduate of Liberty University. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, and investing in families of teenagers.