MEET OUR STAFF
Shawn became the Senior Pastor at Immanuel in July of 2018. Shawn has been married to his wife, Laura Ashley, for three years and could not be more grateful. They welcomed their first child, Stone, into the world in February of 2019. Shawn has a Bachelor's and Master's of Divinity degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry in Expository Preaching from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He loves to run, hunt, read, and anything that involves being on or pulled behind a boat.
Dr. Jeremy Roberts
Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Administration
Jeremy has served as Pastor of Education and Administration since 2008. He married his wife, Katy, in 2004. They have three beautiful children: Heidi, Luke, and Holly. Jeremy is an East Texas Baptist University alum and graduated from Liberty Theological Seminary in 2010 with a Master of Divinity. He then graduated from Southwestern Baptist Seminary with his Doctorate in Educational Ministries. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, outdoor activities, and golf.
Erin Woodfin grew up in Marshall and left to go to Ouachita Baptist, where she graduated in 2011 with a degree in Christian Ministries. Then she graduated with a Master of Arts in Christian Education from 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.
Outreach and Missions Pastor
Clayton joined the IBC team in February 2020. He and his wife, Megan, have been married since 2011. Clayton graduated with his bachelors from Oklahoma State University and is currently pursuing a Masters of Theological Studies from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a big fan of any and all sports, loves being outside hunting and fishing, and is always up for an adventure!
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 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 experiencing all kinds of music, exploring trails on his ATV, and watching college and professional sports, especially the Texas Rangers.
Head of Finances
Youth Ministry Intern
Children's Ministry Intern
Music Ministry Helper
College Ministry Leader
Children's Ministry Intern
Laura Ashley Smith
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What Should I Do?
Our Church Office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Call (903) 938-8275 and explain to our receptionist what area of ministry you have a question for. She will connect you with the appropriate staff member. You can also complete an information request form below.