Staff Minister of Congregational Care
Areas of Ministry: Rev. Earla S. Lockhart serves as the Staff Minister of Congregational Care. She provides dynamic leadership to our congregational care system. As a care system that fosters fellowship and community, it is care for the congregation and by the congregation. With a growing group of deacons, deaconess, lay ministers and member volunteers, Rev. Lockhart precisely leads the navigation of individual and family life needs of each FMBC member. Rev. Lockhart brings her powerful gift of preaching to FMBC. She regularly blesses the congregation and community with the proclaimed Word of God. With a love to read, fine dining and traveling, Rev. Lockhart’s greatest love is her family.
Education: Bachelor of Science, Athens State University, Athens, Alabama; Bachelor of Theology, Huntsville Bible College, Huntsville, Alabama; Additional Studies: Master of Ministry, Huntsville Bible College, Huntsville, AL; University of Alabama-Huntsville
Why I love working in ministry: Ministry affords me a signal opportunity to use the gifts God has given me to glorify Him—and build up His people. Nothing energizes me like empowering people for ministry and helping them develop into who God wants them to be!