Rev. Mike Jonesmike

Rev. Mike Jones became First Baptist Church of Lake Alfred’s Lead Pastor on October 1st, 2009. He previously served as the Associate Pastor/Minister with Students since December 14, 1997. Mike began his ministry in Statesboro, Georgia in 1984. He lives in Lake Alfred with his wife Tawn and daughters, Lauren, and Anna Katherine. Mike’s duties include pastoral care and preaching as well as ministry to the congregation. Pastor Mike can be contacted by emailing him at




Joshua Barhamdennis

Joshua Barham became First Baptist Church of Lake Alfred’s Worship Leader on May 19th, 2019. Josh graduated from Warner University with a B.A. in Music Ministry in 2012. Josh has previously served at First Baptist Church of Davenport in Davenport, FL, and NorthRidge Church in Haines City, FL. He lives in Winter Haven with his wife Amber and two children, Emery and Elijah. Joshua can be reached by emailing him at



Sheilan Runnels


Sheilan Runnels serves as our church’s ministry assistant, and began serving on May 7th, 2005. She is responsible for our day to day functions of our church office, church bulletins, payroll and more. She also coordinates our Wednesday Family Night Dinners. Sheilan lives in Lake Alfred with her husband Larry. Sheilan can be contacted by emailing her at