Shawn Smith - Senior Pastor
Shawn became the Senior Pastor at Immanuel in July of 2018. Shawn has been married to his wife, Laura Ashley, for three years and could not be more grateful. Shawn has a Bachelors and Masters of Divinity degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry in Expository Preaching from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He loves to run, hunt, read, and basically anything that involves being on or pulled behind a boat.
Jeremy Roberts - Minister of Education and Administration
Jeremy has served as Minister of Education and Administration since 2008. He married his wife, Katy, in 2004. They have three beautiful children: Heidi, Luke, and Holly. Jeremy is an East Texas Baptist University alum and graduated from Liberty Theological Seminary in 2010 with a Master of Divinity. He then graduated from Southwestern Baptist Seminary with his Doctorate in Educational Ministries. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, outdoor activities, and golf.
Ricky Hall – Minister of Music
Ricky became the Minister of Music at Immanuel in May of 2003. He married his wife, Lea, in 1985. They have two precious children: Cameron and Katie. Ricky is an East Texas Baptist University alumnus and graduated with a Master of Music degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He enjoys camping, fishing, and the Texas Rangers.
Erin Woodfin – Children’s Minister
Erin grew up in Marshall and left to go to Ouachita Baptist, where she graduated in 2011 with a degree in Christian Ministries. Then she graduated with a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She has been married to Michael since 2010. Michael and Erin have two precious daughters, Audrey Jane and Susie Kay. Erin is passionate about finding ways to creatively engage children and help point them to Jesus. She also enjoys doing children’s ministry, running, a hot cup of coffee, and watching baseball with her husband.
Landon Price – Youth Minister
Landon came to Marshall in 2012 to attend East Texas Baptist University in pursuit of a career in youth ministry. He graduated from ETBU in 2014 with a degree in Religion and a concentration in missions. He decided to continue his studies at ETBU and graduated in 2015 with a Master's degree in Christian Ministry with a concentration in sports and recreational ministry. He and his wife, Megan, married in May of 2016. Landon has a God-given passion for youth, sports and missions. He loves the outdoors and enjoys running, spending time with his wife and hanging out with people.