First Baptist Church Biloxi: Church profile

Church profile

What: First Baptist Church Biloxi

Address: 1560 Popp's Ferry Road, Biloxi

Contact: 228-396-8500

Senior pastor: Bernard Allen 'Smokey' Gibson, who previously served the church as a student minister from 2004-2008 and returned as senior pastor this spring after having served as a student minister at Hunter Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., for six-and-a-half years. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.

Music minister: Kerry Jenkins

Members: 2,000

Worship: Sunday service 9 a.m.; Sunday Bible study 10:30 a.m.; Sunday 5 p.m. service