Bob Dimmitt, Senior Pastor

For over 30 years Bob has been involved in Gospel ministry in various capacities. He has served as a Jail Chaplain in Hawaii and Virginia, as well as here in Savannah, Georgia. He was called to be the pastor here at Ferguson Ave. in 2000 and has been faithfully preaching the Word week in and week out ever since. Bob is married to Cindy, and they have four children and eight grandchildren. 


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Tim Wade, Associate Pastor / Youth

Tim is dedicated to teaching students the Word of God in a systematic, expository manner. Tim holds a Bachelor of Arts in History, a Master’s degree in history, and a Masters of Divinity with an emphasis in Pastoral Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Tim has 6 years’ experience teaching in public schools and has ministered within the church in various capacities throughout his adult life. Tim is married to his high school sweetheart, Lauren, and they have three beautiful daughters, Lydia, Cora, and Amelia.


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Our Staff


  • Robert Holland, Music Minister

    Robert has been attending FABC since the early 80's. He has been involved in the music ministry most of that time. He attended Columbia Bible College during the mid 80's, completing two years of study there before transferring to Armstrong State University to complete his degree in Music Education. Robert has 18 years' experience teaching instrumental music in private schools in Savannah along with a few decades of experience leading the choir at our church. Robert was blessed with the gift of his lovely wife, Jill, in 2007. Email Robert

  • Janice Donaldson, Church Secretary

    Janice works as our Awana Commander, and assists our Children's Ministry Director! In the office, she handles most of the church "paperwork" in conjunction with our bookkeeper. Janice is married to Jimmy and they have two children and nine grandchildren. Email Janice

  • Cindy Wise, Children's ministry Director

    Cindy has worked in Children’s Ministry for over 25 years in various positions. She has been a member of FABC since 2000 and the Children’s Director since January 2013. She loves serving with the body of believers ministering to children of our church and our community. She volunteers as the 3rd-4th grade girl AWANA director, and co-directs our annual VBS and Fall Festival. She loves teaching the truth of God’s word to our future leaders and seeing them grow in Christ as they mature in age. She has 2 daughters, one son-in–love and two grandchildren! Email Cindy

  • Dawn Stanford, receptionist

    Dawn is a long-time member of FABC, and started working in the office in 2009 after working almost nine years in a real estate office. Besides answering the phone, Dawn lays out and prints the weekly bulletins and maintains the content on the church website. She enjoys keeping everyone informed of what's going on in our church. Besides her paid job, Dawn also volunteers in Awana, and sings in the Adult Choir. Dawn is married to Kelly, and they have two daughters. Email Dawn

  • Harris Lane, Custodian

    Harris' job is to keep the buildings and facilities sparkling clean and to make sure everything is in working order. He has a long history of working here at FABC and is familiar with every nook and cranny. He also helps out on Wednesday nights during our various activities.