Our Staff

Dick Terry

Pastor

Pastor Terry, affectionately known as Bro. Dick, has served at First Free Will Baptist Church since April 8th, 2007. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Randall University in Moore, OK and is also the clerk for the Center Association of Oklahoma Free Will Baptists.

Bro. Dick was born in Kansas City, Missouri on March 10, 1971. He accepted Jesus Christ as Savior at the age of five and answered the call to full time ministry while attending Randall University (formerly Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College). He graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree in Theology while winning the Academic Theology Award in 1995.

Bro. Dick married Teresia Roebuck in 1991 and they have two children: Mattie (born in 1999) and Jett (born in 2006).

Bro. Dick has served several churches as Youth and Music Minister in Oklahoma and Arkansas. After serving Sulphur First as Youth and Music Minister in the mid 90’s, the church called Bro. Dick to become their pastor in 2007. He is an avid bass fisherman and loves OU football.

Bro. Dick loves to have a good time, but also loves to preach the Word. He is passionate about building relationships with the people of his church and community.

 

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 580-622-2569

Tyler Dezort

Youth Pastor

Tyler has served as Youth Pastor at First Free Will Baptist Church since October of 2018. Originally from Woodward Oklahoma, Tyler accepted Jesus as his savior at the age of 9, and answered the call to ministry at 17. After Graduating High School in 2011 he followed that call to Randall University in Moore, OK where he played basketball and received a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. Tyler now serves on the Oklahoma State Association of Free Will Baptist Christian Education Board.

Tyler married his his high school sweet heart, Haley Todd in June of 2013. They have been blessed with two wonderful children Talen (born in 2015) and Harper Grace (born in 2017).

Tyler loves to be outdoors hunting, fishing, or playing golf. If he has to be indoors he prefers to be watching basketball, cheering on the Sooners, or be a human jungle gym for his kids. Tyler strives to set an example for our youth to be the salt and light of this world. He loves to build relationships and preach Gods word to any age.

 

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 580-622-2569

Beverly Runyan

Administrative Secretary

Beverly Runyan, who grew up in this church, has served as the Church Secretary and Treasurer since November 2012. She worked for the OSU Extension Service for 25 years before retiring and coming to work at the church full time. She and her husband Joe have two daughters and two son-in-laws, Briana and Tracey Laxton, Becca and Jason Ward and 5 wonderful grandchildren, Nadalie & Levi Laxton, Sean, Kylie and Oaklie Ward and they all attend and are members of this church.

Beverly loves spending time with her family and attending her grandchildren’s activities.

 

Contact Info

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 580-622-2569

Michelle Wright

Custodian

Michelle Wright has been the church custodian since 2013. Before coming to Sulphur First, she worked with special needs clients. She’s married to Jerry Wright and has four children: Shaontel (born in 1998), T.J. (born in 2002), Michael (born in 2008), and Gracie (born in 2009). She also has guardianship over her niece Adrianna (born in 2004). The Wright’s have been attending Sulphur First since 2012.

Michelle loves spending time with her family and cooking.

 

Contact Info

Phone: 580-622-2569