I look forward to helping South Main Baptist Church discover God's vision and helping our church grow numerically and spiritually. It's by God's will that I came here, and I absolutely love the people that make up our church.
I love preaching God's word, and making it relevant and practical for our everyday life.
I was born in Camden, AR, and went to Seminary at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX.
Favorite songs - Praise You in the Storm by Casting Crowns, Creed by Third Day, Agnus Dei by Third Day & Michael W. Smith, Revelation Song by Phillips Craig & Dean, The Old Rugged Cross, In the Garden, Amazing Grace.
Favorite Musical Artists - Third Day, Casting Crowns, Mercy Me, Michael W. Smith, artists in the Gaither tours, etc.
Hobbies - Riding motorcycles and CMA, ABBA, and FAITH RIDERS ministries; deer hunting; playing guitar; Razorback games.
Never hesitate to come to me for prayer, spiritual guidance, and to give me the name of someone who needs Christ. Don't exalt me to a pedestal, but let me be your friend.
Ally Donald is our Youth Minister. Here are some interesting facts about her. Knowing these things will help us know her better and pray for her in a better way.
Name Ally Donald
Birth date: July 18, 1983
Saved at the age of 9.
Baptized at Mount Olive Baptist Church
Favorite Old Testament Verse: Isaiah 53:5 "But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon Him, and with His stripes we are healed."
Favorite New Testament Verse: Philippians 1:21 "For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain."
Favorite Traditional Hymn: How Great Thou Art
Favorite Newer or Contemporary Hymn, Praise Song or Chorus: I Will Rise by Chris Tomlin
Hobbies: Tennis and Playing Piano
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Food: Mexican Foods
Statement that describes Ally: I love Jesus and serving Him through Student Ministry.
Goals For Ministry at SMBC: I want to see the students develop a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. I want to see the students learn about servanthood and living a life that reflects the Savior.
Ally began her service as Youth Ministry with South Main on May 12, 2008
Stephanie Copes is Ministry Assistant at South Main Baptist Church. She is no stranger to us as she has been an active member of the church since 1999. Stephanie joined the Staff on August 9th, 2010.
Stephanie Copes was saved as a teenager. She joined South Main in 1999. She is a graduate of Hamburg High School, having graduated in 1990. Stephanie has been very active with our Youth and Children's ministries. She has been a leader of our girls on Wednesday evenings through our Girls in Action program. She also is one of our regular video programers for our Sunday services. Stephanie's family consists of her husband Shane, daughters Misty and Faith and her son Brandon. Stephanie She enjoys spending time with her family.
Stephanie lists as one of her favorite verses 1 John 1:9 - "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness." She loves working with children and youth seeing them as the leaders of our church in the years to come.
If you do not know Stephanie already, stop by and get to know her. Pray for her and encourage her.