First Baptist Church
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
To Make Disciples, United in Worship and Service
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Ministerial Staff

Lead Pastor - Dr. Robert Prince
Dr. Prince has served as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church Waynesville since February 2003 coming from First Baptist Church of Vernon, Texas.  He has a B.A. from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and a Masters of Divinity and Ph.D. from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas.  He has taught for Southwestern and New Orleans Baptist Seminaries and Wayland Baptist University, and has had articles and sermons published in various journals.  His hobbies include exercising, watching old movies and golf.  Contact Dr. Prince at  

Pastor for Worship Ministries - Rev. Mitch Huskison 
Rev. Mitch Huskison holds a Bachelors Degree in Church Music from Mississippi College in Clinton,
Mississippi and a Masters of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.  
He began his service at First Baptist Waynesville in March 2006.  Prior to joining the staff at FBC, he served churches in Georgia, Kentucky, and Mississippi.  He is married to Rev. Christi Sanders-Huskison and they share the joy of rearing twin boys.  Contact Mitch at

Pastor for Family Ministries - Rev. Dan Smith

Rev. Dan Smith holds a Bachelors of Art degree in Psychology from Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA and a Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  Dan has served at First Baptist Church since February 2004 and encourages all youth, parents and workers to be a part of a variety of youth ministries.  Prior to joining the staff at First Baptist Church, he served churches in Dayton, OH; Dalton, GA; and Miami, FL.  He is married to Leslie and they have two daughters, Amy and Jessica.  Contact Dan at


Coordinators for Children's Ministry
Meet our Children's Ministry Coordinators, Myra Clemmons and Emily Fleenor.  Both Myra and Emily have taught in the Haywood County School System (Myra is now retired).  Myra is married to Micky and they have three children, Cayli Pankratz who is married to Stephen; Josh who is married to Brooke; and Zach.  Emily is married to Josh and they have two children, Andrew and Anna.  Contact Myra and Emily at or visit the children's blog at