Meet the Staff

Gilgal Baptist Church
Rev. Bart Latner, Pastor
e-mail address: bart11@gilgalbaptist.com

Brother Bart is a native of Tuscaloosa County.  He was raised at Coaling and attended Brookwood High School.  After high school,  he earned degrees from Samford University in Birmingham and Southern Baptisit Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.

He has been married to Carol Clements for 38 years and they are the parents of two children; Heather Gooden and Bart Latner III.  In additon, they share the joy of being grandparents to 5 beautiful grandchildren.

In 2003, Brother Bart and Carol began their service to Gilgal.  Before that they served several baptist churches in Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia and Kentucky.

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Richard Allen, Jr., Worship Leader
e-mail address:  secretary@gilgalbaptist.com
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Stephanie Applegate, Youth Leader
e-mail address:  secretary@gilgalbaptist.com
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Lenora Mitchell, Organist
e-mail address: secretary@gilgalbaptist.com
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Joy Sherman, Pianist
e-mail address:  secretary@gilgalbaptist.com

Joy Houchin Sherman was born in Louisville, Kentucky and moved to Tuscaloosa in the ninth grade when her father accepted the pastorate at Gilgal Baptist Church.

The Lord has provided her with the privilege to serve as a church pianist for over thirty-five years.