meet our staff

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  • Rev. Tucker A. Lewis, Sr.

    Senior minister

    Pastor Tucker is from Albany, Ga. He attended Asbury College. Majored in Bible with minor emphases in Greek and Christian Ministries. At Asbury, he met his future wife Lori Lovejoy. They were married the day after graduation at the Estes Chapel of Asbury Theological Seminary. He has served the following churches: Salem UMC, near Sadieville, Kentucky, Avalon in Albany, Buena Vista UMC, Wrightsville UMC, Jesup First.  The Lewis' have 3 children.  Lori Lewis serves as Pastor of the Blakely Charge. 

  • Harriss brown

    youth minister

    Our youth minister, Harriss Brown, and his wife, Jennifer, also serve our church as a team. She is our pianist. They met during Sunday night youth activities at BFUMC in 1988 and were married in 1994. Harris believes that our youth are the future of our church and is dedicated to leading each to a close relationship with Christ. He is a graduate of Troy University , and, in addition to his youth ministry, teaches life science in 7th grade. Harriss became our youth minister in 1997. He and Jennifer have 3 children. Click on photo to contact.

  • AmY Smith

    children's minister

    Amy Tabb Smith, is our Children's Minister since 2017, after serving 5 years as Nursery Coordinator. She and husband Trey Smith, have been married since 1993 and have one daughter, Maggie and a step daughter Natalie. They enjoy spending time fishing and just being together with family and friends. Amy loves working with the children and says it has been such a blessing and looks forward to continue serving Blakely First UMC for a long time to come. She is blessed with a great staff and volunteers and is excited to see the children's program grow. If Amy can help in any way please let her know. She always welcomes phone calls or text. 229-308-2536 or 229-723-3069.

  • sally storey

    financial secretary

    Sally joined BFUMC in 1984 and has been an active member since , serving as Sunday school teacher, Bible school teacher, Son Shine Circle member, UMW member and officer, and Board of Trustees member. She became our financial secretary in 1999 , after her retirement from another position. She was married to her husband, Jim Story, for 54 years prior to his passing in 2011. She is blessed with 3 children, 4 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Click on photo to contact. 

  • lisa turner

    church secretary

    Lisa enjoys her job in ministry at BFUMC, and she "considers it a blessing to be a part of this church family". She is a new resident of Blakely, having moved here with her husband, Travis, from her home in Tifton, GA.. Lisa and Travis have a blended family of 3 daughters and 2 sons. Most of her time is spent either with her family or helping out with the many different projects going on at BFUMC. Click on photo to contact.

  • Mark Clark

    minister of music


  • jennifer brown

    church pianist

    Jennifer has attended BFUMC for most of her life. She now serves us as pianist for our traditional worship service. A graduate of Troy University and Valdosta State University, she holds a BS in math and a EdD in curriculum. Jennifer is also a high shcool math teacher. She and her husband, Harriss, have 3 children, Caleb, Collin, and Addison. Click on photo to contact.