Our Staff

Rev. Ronnie Kiehm, Pastor

ronnie_375x500Reverend Ronnie Kiehm was born in Los Angeles, California and reared in Central Florida. Ronnie blends a love for people from varied walks of life with his spirited sense of humor which combines for an engaging style of ministry. He believes it is important for believers to reflect and share the joy derived from their relationship with Christ. Ronnie comes to Farmville with his beautiful wife Janice. The Kiehm’s have one son, Daniel, a professional musician and graphic designer.

While the whole of God’s inspired word is valuable, a passage that holds special significance to Ronnie is Romans 8:38-39:

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Hobbies and Interests: Surfing, Snow Skiing, Fishing, Golf , Frisbee and Reading

Favorite Teams:
Professional: Miami Dolphins, Miami Heat, Atlanta Braves
College: Florida State Seminoles

Ipod Favorites: Eagles Greatest Hits, Jack Johnson, Ray Charles, Steve Miller Band Greatest Hits, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Ben Harper

Favorite Hymn: A Mighty Fortress is Our God

On His Bucket List:
Be a Contestant on CBS’ Survivor
Skydive
Surf in Costa Rica
Catch a Tuna

A Favorite Quote: “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should.”

Education:
Bachelor of Arts from Carson-Newman College  in  Jefferson City, TN
Master of Arts in Christian Education from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

Ordination:
1986 – Vine Street Baptist Church, Louisville, KY

Email Ronnie at ronnie@farmvillebaptist.org

Rev. Janice Kiehm, Associate Pastor

kiehmsJanice is a frequent ministry partner with her husband Ronnie and joined the staff of Farmville Baptist Church in March of 2014.

Areas of Ministry:
Children and Their Families, Pastoral Care, Counseling, and Education

Education:
Bachelor of Science, in Elementary Education, Campbellsville University, Campbellsville, KY
Master of Arts in Christian Education, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, KY

Ordination:
1988 – Anderson, South Carolina

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Email Janice at janice@farmvillebaptist.org

 

Sandy Yeatts, Choir Director

sandy_01Sandy Yeatts, our Choir Director, earned her Bachelor of Music Education from Longwood College in 1992 and her Master of Science in 1997. Sandy has previously served as Choir Director at her home church, Spring Creek Baptist in sandy_02Darlington Heights, and as Choir Director at Farmville Baptist from 2003 to 2005. She is currently the Administrative Secretary to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement at at Hampden-Sydney College. She and her husband, Kim, joined Farmville Baptist Church in Nov. 2, 1997, and live near Hampden-Sydney.

Email Sandy at sandy@farmvillebaptist.org

 

Dr. B. McRae Amoss, Jr., Organist

mc_01A native of Georgia, Mc Amoss first remembers becoming fascinated with church organs around the age of six. A church musician since the age of 13, when he became the accompanist for his church’s children’s choir, he later became the church’s pianist and then its organist. mc_samHe came to the University of Virginia to do graduate study in French language and literature. He completed his Ph.D. in 1990 and in 1991 joined the faculty of Longwood University, where he is a professor of French. He became the organist of Farmville Baptist in 1992.