Whitelaw Avenue Baptist Church
Friday, December 14, 2018
Glorifying God...Expanding His Kingdom

Meet our Staff

 Richard Newcom, Pastor
Richard is originally from Marion, Kentucky.  He has a bachelor's degree from Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky.  He has a Masters of Divinity Degree from Southwestern Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He has pastored for over 25 years in Texas and Illinois.  He has been the pastor at WABC since April of 1999.  He enjoys running and working in his yard.  He and his wife Lana have two children, Sarah and Aaron.







Jan Timmins, Minister of Music

Jan received her teaching degree from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, IL.  She is currently a music teacher at East Alton Middle Schools.  As Music Director at Whitelaw Avenue Baptist Church, she directs the Adult Choir, Children's Choir and works with the Pastor and Worship Leader to make the Worship Service an uplifting experience.  She also serves as the church organist and is a member of the Praise Team.
Tammy Baker, Administrative Assistant
Tammy has served as Administrative Assistant since December, 2011.  She oversees the daily operation of the church office and performs the many duties that are required to assist the pastor, staff and other workers in our Sunday School and other Church Ministries.  Tammy, her husband Ron, and their son Aaron live in Granite City.