Pastor Marvin Rose

Marvin Rose

Senior Pastor
Pastor Marvin began serving as Senior Pastor on January 2, 1994, and is now in his 30th year as our pastor. He and his wife, Melinda, have been married for 37 years. Before coming to Baker Road Baptist Church, he served as pastor of the First Baptist Church in Saluda, North Carolina, and as Minister of Music/Youth at Highland Baptist Church in Metairie, Louisiana. He also served as Associate Pastor/Student minister at Cedar Bluff Baptist Church in Atkins, Virginia.

He received his Master of Divinity degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, where he was also elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for 10 years. Pastor Marvin has the heart of an evangelist and a pastor’s passion.

He wants to see people fall in love with Jesus and follow Him with committed lives. He preaches expository sermons that inspire and encourage people to walk in the steps of Jesus Christ. He and Melinda have three adult children and two grandchildren: daughter Hanna, who is married to pastor Matt Rose of Buckeye, Arizona, and their two children, Lukas and Mikah Rose; daughter Sarah Joy, who is married to Brandon McClain, of Baytown, Texas, and son, Timothy Rose, who is married to Julia Annalise Brandenburg Rose, of Dallas, Texas.


Sara Joy McClain

Sarah Joy McClain

Worship Leader
Sarah Joy McClain began serving as Worship Leader in May 2020. She is a graduate of East Texas Baptist University, where she majored in Music. She taught Music at Baytown Christian Academy and also teaches private music lessons. Sarah is employed at Lamar Elementary School, in Baytown, as a fifth grade English and Language Arts teacher. Her desire is to see people worship Jesus in Spirit and Truth.
Maria Walden

Maria Walden

Ministry Assistant
Maria loves serving our Lord Jesus and His church! Whether it is a phone call or an office visit, you will be blessed by a warm greeting from Maria. Not only is she our Ministry Assistant, she is a Vocalist (Soprano) on our Worship Team.
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Emily Starett

Custodial Director
Emily enjoys serving the Lord through "keeping the house of the Lord clean!" She became our Custodial Director in July, 2023. Emily brings a dynamic personality which radiates her love for Jesus. She also loves working with the children's ministry.


The Deacon Ministry at Baker Road Baptist Church consists of a body of "called men" who have a heart to serve alongside the pastor in meeting the spiritual needs of the Body of  Christ.
Nathan Shell

Nathan Shell

Chairman of the Deacons
Nathan was saved as a youth at Baptist Road Baptist Church. He is passionate about Kingdom Service! He also serves as Guitarist and Vocalist on the worship team.
Layne Ramsey

Layne Ramsey

Vice-Chair / Secretary
Layne has been an active Baker Road Baptist Church member for more than 44 years. He and his wife, Beverly, enjoy serving Jesus Christ and the Baker Road Baptist Church family.

Alan Barber

Through the past 18 years, Alan has served on staff as Youth Minister, Associate Pastor, and Evangelist. He loves preaching, teaching God’s Word, and serving his Baker Road Baptist family as a deacon.

Joel Purdin

Joel has been an active Baker Roach Baptist Church member for 20 years. He and his wife, Angie, are quick to faithfully respond to the needs of their Baker Roach Baptist Church family. As a deacon, Joel desires to help the pastor serve the congregation.


Baker Road Baptist Church seeks to provide a safe environment where children can learn about God's great love and parents can feel comfortable knowing that there precious little ones are in a caring, equipped, and SAFE environment.
Viola Johnson

Viola Johnson

Child Care Director
If you were to define the heart of a servant at Baker Road Baptist Church, then Viola certainly tops the list. She loves our church and she and her husband, Johnny, are active members. Viola has worked in our student ministry for many years and now leads our Child Care ministry here at B.R.B.C. Faith, Safety, and Professionalism are the keys to our Children's Ministry.
kaitlyn walters

Kaitlyn Walters

Extended Sessions Coordinator
Kaitlyn has a long history with our church. She was saved and baptized as a youth in the Student Ministry at Baker Road Baptist Church. As an adult, she is a wife and mother who passionately desires to see children attending and exposed to the hope and love of Jesus Christ. As Extended Sessions Coordinator she makes sure that our children are loved and cared for during special events.


Gary Walding

Gary Walding

Audio/Sound Tech
Gary and his wife, Donna, are such a blessing to our Baker Road Baptist Church family. Gary serves in our Audio Department and enjoys using his gift in helping to ensure that there is always a proper mix of Audio/Sound so that the worship and preaching are always clear and concise.

Alan Barber

Media & Lighting Tech
Alan has served Baker Road Baptist Church through many ministries. He is from Weatherford, Oklahoma, and has served as Youth Minister, Associate Pastor, Worship Team, and Media Tech. Alan loves the Lord and uses his remarkable gift of Art to create "Chalk Talks," which Alan uses for Evangelism. He is our "Longest serving member" of support staff and is proficient in every area of Media Technology.
Brandon McClain

Brandon McClain

Audio/Sound Tech
Brandon thoroughly enjoys the Christian Fun and Fellowship he finds at Baker Road Baptist Church. His desire is to make sure that worship and audio are well mixed so that your Worship Experience will be a blessing!
kathy pastore

Kathy Pastore

Media Tech
Kathy has a "creative" and "servant oriented" personality. She brings to our Media Team a passion to see Baker Road Baptist Church thrive in reaching the greater Baytown area with the Gospel. Her witness and love for Jesus is contagious.


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Steven Arthur

Bus Ministry Director
Steven's electrifying personality causes people to ask, "What makes this guy so happy?" He will be sure to tell you, "It's Jesus!" He works in Information Technology (I.T.) with N.A.S.A. and is our "computer geek." Steven also co-teaches a youth bible study class. His desire for people to be able to come to church makes him the perfect match for our Bus Ministry Director.