Our Team

JRBC is a congregation made up of individuals from all walks of life who have found grace, mercy & love in Jesus Christ & are committed to pointing people to Jesus. 

Mike Reed

Interim Pastor
Mike has served as the Missional Strategist for Community Engagement with First Coast Churches since February, 2018. Mike Reed has over 58 years of ministry experience in a variety of roles. He has served as a church staff member or pastor of churches in Florida, Mississippi, and North Carolina. In 1980, he and Carolyn, his late wife, founded Toccoa Wilderness Ministries, a Christian outdoor adventure program. He served as director of TWM from 1980 until 2006. In his spare time, he enjoys walking, mountain biking, and watching SEC football.

Johnny Downing

Youth Leader
Johnny has been married to his highschool sweetheart Rhonda since 2002 and together they have four children. He has been serving JRBC since 2003. Johnny gave his life to Jesus at a revival at Jones Road Baptist Church in 2002. Despite praying to receive Jesus as a young child, Johnny still struggled with sin and eventually realized he had never truly trusted Jesus. With help from the Holy Spirit Johnny fully experienced the saving power of Jesus at that tent revival. Johnny loves spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and scalloping. His favorite bible verse is John 10:28.

Coming Soon

Children’s Ministry

Mary Harden

Sound Technician
Mary, affectionately known as Joette, has been the sound tech at Jones Road since 1998. She has been married to husband Stephen since 1998 and has three sons and three grandchildren. Born in Nashville, GA, Joette accepted Jesus as her Lord and Savior at the age of 12 but her parents dedicated her to the Lord when she was two. She considers it a joy to wake up to new blessings and adventures every day. Joette loves cooking, sewing, listening to music and studying her bible. Her favorite bible passage is Psalm 100:1-5.

New Helper

Custodian

Tammy Sikes

Church Secretary
Tammy Sikes has been apart of the Jones Road community since 1985.

Wanda Taylor

Pianist
Wanda has been serving in various capacities at Jones Road since 1997. She and husband Gary have two sons and three grandchildren. Wanda accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at the young age of six. She considers it a privilege to be able to call Him Lord. Originally from Jacksonville, Wanda loves her home, riding her bike and hanging out with her family. She also loves her job as real estate agent, helping families find their forever homes. Wanda’s favorite bible passage is Joshua 1:6-9.

Leslie Keen

Kidz Korner Team Leader
Leslie has been serving the children of Jones Road Baptist Church through the Kidz Korner ministry since 2006. Because of her own godly upbringing, she is passionate about teaching kids about Jesus. She is married to husband Charlie and has two sons – Kenny and Carter. When Leslie’s not at church, you’ll probably find her at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School where she has been a staple in the office for nearly two decades. She also loves going to the beach and relaxing with friends. Leslie’s favorite bible verse is Ephesians 3:20.

Angela Janaski

Kidz Korner Team Leader
Angela has been serving children of all ages at Jones Road since 2001. As part of the Kidz Korner ministry, Angela loves sharing God’s word with the kids in creative and unique ways. She has been married to her husband Joe for 20 years. Since Jesus had a big impact on Angela’s life at a young age, she is eager to see the lives of the children around her transformed. Angela and her husband enjoy traveling and having adventures in the great outdoors – mainly fishing and camping. One of Angela’s favorite bible passages is Psalms 62:1-2.