First Baptist Church of Pinetop
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Won by One


Curtis Fahrlender, Senior Pastor
Kent Tisdel, Associate Pastor


Kent walked the isle to profess his faith in Christ March 31, 1974 at North Phoenix Baptist Church which is the same year he married Jane, his wife of 45 years. They have three grown children, ten grandchildren and one great grandchild. Kent spent most of his adult life in banking, finance, and consulting in the golf industry. He was ordained to the deacon ministry in 1976. He was ordained to the gospel ministry in 2003. Over the last 45 years as a Christian, he has served the church on the Personnel, Missions, Building & Development and Lord’s Supper committees. He has filled the role of Young Adult Division Coordinator, Young Adult Department Director, Young/Median Adult Master Teacher and Men’s Teacher. His role as a teacher has led him to write curriculum for married adults. Other responsibilities he's had in the church have been serving in the Deacon Body. He has been a speaker at various church conferences and retreats in Arizona, Oklahoma and Texas. He has been on mission trips to Honduras and Chile. He and Jane also lead tours to Israel.


Terry Patrick, Office Manager
Terry has lived in the White Mountains since graduating from the University of Arizona many years ago.  She and her husband, Brian, have two adult sons. She worked as an elementary school teacher most of her career. She accepted Christ as her savior and was baptized here at FBC Pinetop by Pastor Matt Litchfield in 2003.  Her 'life' verse is
I Thessalonians 4:11, "Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we have instructed you before." (NLT)  Terry is passionate about the Lord, her family, and hiking. 
Norine Schenfeld, Accountant