Pastor Harold Roan is new to Lamar. Harold was called to full-time ministry thirteen years ago after being a teacher and principal for almost 20 years. He served as pastor at Agua Dulce Baptist Church in Agua Dulce, Texas and served eight years at Community Baptist Church in Dublin, Texas.
Harold has a Bachelor of Science degree in Government and a Master of Educational Administration degree from Tarleton State University, as well as a Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Harold and his wife, Jana, have been married for 30 years, and their children are Jaylan and husband Bailey Moore, Kenzie, and Ryan. Jaylan and Bailey recently added the Roans’ first granddaughter, Beatrix Bailey, to the family.
Carlos has been at Lamar Baptist since March 2013 and oversees Lamar En Español. Each week Carlos preaches and teaches Bible study in Spanish.
He and his wife Carmen have three children, Ivan, Kevin, and Karla.
Josh joined the team at Lamar in August of 2016. He and his wife Laura have 3 children: Anna, Kirby, and Katherine.
Josh has served in churches throughout West Texas and the Panhandle.
Josh studied Music Education at Angelo State University and Percussion Performance at West Texas A&M University. He has had the privilege to perform with the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra as well as the San Angelo and Amarillo Symphony Orchestras. He loves to play any style of music, and definitely wants to know your favorite song.
Jerry and Karen have been at Lamar since May 2014.
Jerry and Karen both served at Shiloh Baptist church (Wichita Falls, TX) in many areas. Karen served as the Church Clerk, Acteens Leader, Assistant Sunday School Secretary, Vacation Bible School Director and Youth Director for many years. Jerry served as an RA leader, Sunday School Teacher, member of the Finance Committee and Associate Minister.
Jerry received his Bachelor of Science from Wayland Baptist University and is currently enrolled in Seminary Extension Level Two Curriculum. He is a retired member of the U.S. Air Force. He was Ordained as a Deacon in 2005 and Accepted the call to the ministry and licensed in 2010. Jerry was ordained at Lamar Baptist Church in 2017.
Jerry and Karen have five children, and 9 grandchildren.
Denise and her husband Woody have been at Lamar since March of 2013.
Denise has been working with and organizing Vacation Bible Schools since 1998. She has taught Sunday School for various ages of children, directed Girls in Action for 10+ years, and has been spearheading the Children’s Ministry at Lamar since 2013.
Denise and Woody have four children and are life-long residents of North Texas. Prior to retirement, Denise spent 30+ years working for the District Attorney’s office.
Vicky has been at Lamar since August 2015. She and her husband Ronnie care for their 5 year old grandson and 5 dogs.
Vicky attended Midwestern State University and received her Bachelor's of Science in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Counseling.
Vicky has responsibility for the financial and administrative activity at Lamar.