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 nine grandchildren. 

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Tom was born in Washington D.C. and is a veteran of the United States Army. He attended Columbia International University and earned a BA in Biblical Studies, as well as, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned his Master of Divinity. Tom has worked with Senior Adults for over 15 years and enjoys his role at Ferguson. He is married to his wife Amy and they have three children, Ashley, Rebecca, and Jordan, as well as one granddaughter, Kendra Lynn.

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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 email

  • Shawn champion, Director, youth & Young Adult Ministry

    Shawn has lived in Savannah, GA for most of his life and has served in youth ministry at FABC since 2015. In 2022, he accepted the full-time position as Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries. He trusted in Christ at age 14 and is passionate about children hearing the Gospel at a young age. He has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Theatre Performance from Columbus State University and uses those talents weekly with the worship team. Email Shawn email

  • Janice Donaldson, Church Secretary

    Janice heads up the children's Adventure Club, 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 email

  • 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 is married to Charles and

    has 2 daughters, one son-in–love and three grandchildren! Email Cindy email

  • 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 children's ministry, sings in the adult choir and plays bass guitar with the worship team. Dawn is married to Kelly, and they have two lovely daughters and a wonderful son-in-law. Email Dawn email