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Rev. Frank Winfrey

Senior Pastor


Frank’s favorite Bible verse:“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them.” (Ephesians 2:10 NKJV)

Education: In 2018 Frank Graduated from Luther Rice College and Seminary earning a Master of Divinity degree in Ministry. He graduated from Luther Rice University in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and graduated from Landmark Christian School in 1996.

Frank is married to the love of his life (Danah) since 2002. They have a son (Andrew) born in 2007.

After serving in student ministries in both Kentucky and Georgia, Frank started serving in pastoral ministries in 2007 at Faith Baptist Church in Griffin, GA. Frank went on to serve as Pastor at New Hope Baptist Church in Zebulon, GA for 8 years before serving as Interim pastor at First Baptist Church of Orchard Hill. After serving as Interim Pastor for 8-months, the church voted to call Frank to serve as Bi-Vocational Senior Pastor on Sunday, July 12, 2020.

Frank worked for three school years at Central Christian School in Sharpsburg, GA where he taught Third grade for two school years. The third school year, he coached elementary sports and coordinated the following activities for students grades 1st -5th: Run Club, Drama Club, Debate Club, Robotics, Around the World (missions) Club. When arriving at FBC Orchard Hill as Interim Pastor, Frank was teaching Fourth Grade at Abundant Grace Christian Academy in East Point, GA.

Frank is currently employed with the Meriwether County and serves the citizens of Meriwether County as a Code Enforcement Officer.


Rev. Nate New

Associate Pastor of Students and Outreach


Nate’s favorite Bible verse: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” (Proverbs 3:5-6, ESV) 

Education: Luther Rice College and Seminary Master of Divinity. Brewton-Parker College Bachelor of Arts degree in Christian Studies.

Nate has a tremendous love for students. He believes that we have a responsibility to make sure that we teach our students the Bible. The Bible is filled with the knowledge that will allow our students to thrive in the world. Nate started serving as Student Minister in April 2019.

January 1, 2022 Nate transitioned to become Associate Pastor of Students and Outreach. In his current position, Nate continues to minister to students and families. In addition to this, Nate is working with a team of volunteers to coordinate the outreach efforts of the church such as “Pray and Go” “Trunk or Treat” and other events planned throughout the year.

Prior to FBC Orchard Hill, Nate served as a volunteer Associate Minister at Liberty Baptist Church in Fayetteville, GA. He taught Sunday School, assisted with Children's Church, and occasionally preached. He was involved in mission trips, student ministry camp and the evangelistic efforts of the church. Nate’s Personal Website: www.natenew.net


Meghan New

Music Director


Meghan's favorite Bible verse: “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.” (James 1:5 NKJV)

Education: Master of Arts Educational Ministries (Erskine Theological Seminary.) Bachelor of Science Music, Minor in Christian Education (Trevecca Nazarene University).

On July 10, 2022 Meghan started her ministry at First Baptist Church Orchard Hill. Meghan has a passion for worship as seen in her worship planning, she enjoys playing her guitar and leading music. Her ministry experience prior to FBC Orchard Hill has been serving in various churches working with kids and teens, volunteer camp counselor and working in support ministry through Celebrate Recovery.

Meghan and her husband (Tim) has been married since 2013.



Prayer Request Text: 470-781-4126

Church Office: 770-228-3939

First Baptist Church of Orchard Hill

205 Swint Road Griffin, GA 30224

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 64 Orchard Hill, GA 30266