Feel free to contact any of our staff through email by clicking on their name. You may also contact them by phone by calling the church office at 562-2040.
Dr. Clint Ellis, Senior Pastor
A native of Troy, Alabama, Clint holds a Bachelor of Science degree in History from Troy University, a Master of Divinity in Biblical Languages from Southwestern Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry in Expository Preaching, also from Southwestern. He loves to read and his taste in music runs from Handel’s Watermusik to Willie Nelson to Broadway musicals like Les Miserable and Phantom of the Opera and worship musicians Shane and Shane and Chris Tomlin. Clint and his wife Kristen are the proud parents of Madelyn, Murphy, and Makinley.
Eric Woods, Minister of Music and Missions
Eric joined the Fellowship staff in April 2018. Originally from Tennessee, he has lived for many years in Georgia. A graduate of Truett-McConnell College, he holds a BA in music with a concentration in church music. Eric has led worship for over 18 years and believes that worship is a lifestyle. He desires to involve everyone in actively proclaiming the greatness of God. This desire has led him in missions work in Venezuela, North Korea, and China. Eric and his wife Patty are the proud parents of 5 children: Amanda and Joshua, who are both married; and Jeremy, Jay, and Emily, who are still at home; and 3 grandchildren.
Jayce DuBose, Minister of Students:
Jayce joined Fellowship’s staff in February 2017. A native of Perry, Florida, he is a graduate of the Baptist College of Florida with a BA in Ministry, and has completed half of a Masters of Divinity program concentrating in Expository Preaching at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jayce says, “Students have an electric passion for life that, if channeled for the gospel, can change the world. Students aren’t the future of the church; they are the Church.” He hopes that students will take ownership of their faith by being an example as Paul exhorted Timothy: “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.” He loves coaching youth sports, working out, and running. Jayce and his wife Candice are proud to be the parents of Harrison, Chandler, Hallie, and Mila.
Katie Jones, Wee Care and Children’s Ministry Director
Katie is homegrown—she grew up at Fellowship Baptist and was baptized here. A graduate of Florida State, she worked for seven years at Wee Care in various positions before becoming the director. Katie loves working with children. She says, “When I was a youth, I wanted to be in missions. But God said I didn’t need to leave Tallahassee; I needed to stay here and do His work at Wee Care.” Katie and her husband Melvin are the very proud parents of their two children, Malakai and Ava.
Martha Thompson, Administrative Ministry Assistant
Martha answers all questions and solves all mysteries--at least in the realm of the church office. She and her family have lived in Tallahassee for a long time coming from the Amish country of Pennsylvania. Martha has a bachelor's degree in English/Writing-Literature from Eastern University outside of Philadelphia (she met her husband, Jim, there too!). Her degree and her varied work experiences are put to good use everyday. She has been in leadership in drama ministry at two churches as well as written and directed throughout the area for over twenty years. Currently she serves as the theater director at a local school. Martha is now widowed, and daily draws strength and joy from the caring heart of her faithful Father God. She is the proud mom of John, daughter-in-law Emily, and grandsons Antonio and Isaiah; and Matthew, and is a member of Four Oaks Community Church.
Brenda Bradley, Receptionist
Brenda is the friendly voice and face you will encounter when you call or stop by the office. A native of Lakeland, she and her family have lived in Texas and North Carolina as well as Florida. Her husband, Ward, is a bi-vocational pastor and they have three children, Lauriel, Ariana (and her husband Josh), and Corin. Brenda is a wealth of information and if she doesn't know, she will find out. Her great gift of caring is evident as she deals with people in crises every day. She is often the first face of ministry at Fellowship. She is a member of Riverside Baptist Church in nearby Havana--where she especially appreciates the pastor!
Neil Brown, Bookkeeper
Neil came to Fellowship with a wealth of experience in the field of banking and in many areas of church work including administration, education, and senior adult ministry. He and his wife Cindy, a retired middle school teacher, are the proud parents of four children and ten grandchildren. They are very active members of Thomasville Road Baptist Church in Tallahassee.
Norma Jean Howard, Music Support
Norma Jean hails originally from the Macclenny area and worked in state government eventually retiring after many years with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. An active member of Fellowship and of the Sanctuary Choir, she offers wonderful assistance to the music ministry.
Thor House, Maintenance
Thor is the go-to person with all kinds of things at Fellowship. He has a wonderful ability to fix almost anything--and we put his knowledge to good use. His frugality is legend in the office! For many years, he and his late wife desired to have a home for children. When that did not happen, they added to their two sons by adopting four more. He has now added 5 grandchildren. Thor is an active member of Church of the Open Bible.