Staff Directory

About Our Staff

Ardmore's full time and part time staff and ministers are dedicated to serving the needs of the body and would be happy to talk to you and help you in any way we can! Feel free to call the church and speak with our receptionist, or you may contact a staff member directly below.

Church Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm Mon-Fri
Phone: 336.725.8767
Fax: 336.725.2487


Don Gordon Pastor ext. 101
Don Y. Gordon began as Senior Pastor of Ardmore Baptist Church January 2013.
Ty Talton Minister of Administration & Support ext. 102
Ty Talton began his service and love affair with the people of Ardmore Baptist in March of 1987.
David Fitzgerald Minister of Worship, Music, & Arts ext. 103
David Fitzgerald began his work as Minister of Worship, Music, & Arts on January 6, 2014.
Lee Ritchie Minister to Children & Families ext. 104
Lee began her ministry with our children and their families on January 11, 2015. From Lee:  
Vacant Position Minister of Community Impact & Global Connections ext. 106
This position is currently open.  
Betty Wright Transition Minister with Youth and College ext. 105
Betty B. Wright began as Transitional Minister with Youth and College on November 11, 2011.   
Paul Mullen Minister of Congregational Care ext. 107
Paul M. Mullen became Ardmore Baptist's first Minister of Congregational Care in August, 2013.
Ellen Price Minister of Invitation & Hospitality
Ellen Price became Ardmore's first Minister of Invitation & Hospitality on September 2, 2014. From Ellen:

Support Staff

Janet Hellard Administrative Assistant ext. 110
Janet L. Hellard began work as Ardmore Baptist Church’s Administrative Assistant on April 16, 2012.
Susan Denton Financial Assistant ext. 111
Susan Denton began as Administrative Assistant at Ardmore Baptist Church in August, 2000. Beginning in February, 2012 she became the Financial Assistant.
Linda Lunsford Faith Development Assistant ext. 112
Linda has served as the Faith Development Assistant at Ardmore Baptist Church since May 15, 2001.
Debra Norris Music/Communications Assistant ext. 113
Debra Norris began as Music/Communications Assistant at Ardmore Baptist Church in October 1995. Debra has been a member of Ardmore Baptist Church since October, 1992.
Russell McBride Maintenance Supervisor ext. 116
Russell began working at Ardmore Baptist Church in September of 2010.
Esther Hurtado Food Service Director ext. 122
Norris Norwood Organist
To reach Norris, please contact the Music/Communications Assistant: 725-8767, ext. 113;

W.E.E. School

Jo West WEE Director 336-725-3530
Mahala Jo West (“Ms. Jo”) began as a two-year-old teacher with the preschool program in 1978.