First Baptist Newberry
25520 W Newberry Road | Newberry, FL 32669
(352) 472-2351
Rev. Jack Andrews

Rev. Jack Andrews

Senior Pastor
(352) 472-2351

Since 2008 Pastor Jack has been the Pastor here at First Baptist Church, Newberry. Jack was raised in Hazel Green, AL. He was saved in 1996, and called to preach in 1998. He started attending the Baptist College of Florida in January of 2000 and graduated in 2003 with a B.A. in Theology with a minor in Preaching and Evangelism and a Master of Ministry from Liberty Baptist Seminary in 2017. He previously served as Pastor at Happy Home Baptist Church in Henagar, AL, from September 2003 - 2008. Jack has a lovely wife, Tracy and 2 energetic children, their son Elijah and their daughter, Emma Leigh who keep her busy. Jack enjoys watching sports (especially football), playing golf, playing my guitar, and spending time in God’s word.


Mary Bender

Mary Bender

Church Secretary
(352) 472-2351

Mary has been happy to serve as church secretary at First Baptist Church, Newberry since September 2005. She has over 21 years of church office experience as well as vet-tech and business office experience. Mary was born in Pittsburgh, PA, but grew up in Southern California. She has two grown children and four wonderful grandchildren! Mary loves to ride her horses, read, paint, quilt and do scrap-booking. (She also hopes to some day go on a real, live cattle-drive!) Mary makes her home in Newberry on 2 acres with her horses, dogs and cats.


Our church mission is to ignite a passion to follow Jesus.
"The church is the body of Christ on earth, empowered by the Holy Spirit to continue the task of reaching the lost and discipling the saved, helping them become fully devoted followers of Christ."
Ephesians 4:1-16