Our Staff


Lead Pastor

Rev. Jay Howard

Reverend Jay Howard is our Lead Pastor. Pastor Jay was called to Fork Shoals in February 2007 as Minister of Children and Youth.

In 2011, Jay accepted the position of Associate Pastor of Student Ministries.

On March 1, 2015, Jay was elevated to Lead Pastor.

Jay is married to Michelle Howard, and they have three children: Halston, Wesley, and Jacey.

Jay loves baseball as well as playing golf. His favorite author is Warren Weirsbe and his writings influenced this life verse: 1 John 2:6, "He who says he abides in Him ought himself also to walk just as He walked."

If you say you are a Christian, live like it! BE REAL!

jhoward@forkshoalsbaptist.org - Phone (864) 243-9651


Student Pastor

Rev. Josh Powers

Minister of Youth - Josh Powers

Josh Powers joined our staff in April of 2018, with 12 years of experience as a Youth Minister. We are excited to have Josh at FSBC!

Josh is married to Vanessa Powers, and they have two children: J.R. and Tori.

tigerofclemson@gmail.com - Phone (864) 243-8678