Pastors & Staff

Rocky Bradford

Senior Pastor

In Sept. of 1997, a wild young man from Rossville Ga. Was gloriously saved by the grace of  God. A few years later he was called to preach and ordained Sept. 2004 at Shiloh Baptist where he served as a youth pastor until 2009. God’s call came again in Feb. 2009 when Bro. Rocky became Senior Pastor of Sale Creek First Baptist for 6 wonderful years. In January of 2015, God’s call came once again, and the Lord placed Bro. Rocky as the new Senior Pastor of Mount Carmel Baptist.    -   Click to READ MORE

Garry Woodside

INTERIM Minister of Music

Garry Woodside has served on staff since March 2016 and serves in the areas of Music and Church Ministries.  He does not care about the titles but just wants to love Jesus and lead people into His presence.  Garry is married to his wife Jan and together they have 6 children (1 in Heaven) and 10 grandchildren (2 in Heaven).  He and his wife are originally from Hixson, TN.    -    Click to READ MORE

JoshUA Ehrlich 

Youth Pastor


Christi Bradford

Director, Children's Ministry

Christi Bradford has been the director of Children’s Ministries at Mount Carmel Baptist since March 2015.  She previously served as a Youth Ministry leader at Shiloh Baptist Church and in the Children’s Ministry at Sale Creek First Baptist as both a Sunday School teacher and Children’s church leader. 

Jill Smith

Director, Child Development Center

Jill Smith has been in daycare for 32 years.  Twelve years as a home daycare owner and then was instrumental in helping to open the Child Development Center at Mount Carmel Baptist Church in August 2000.

She is a lifelong resident of Signal Mountain.  She has been married to her husband Joe for 33 years.  They have four children (which includes a daughter-in-law) and two fabulous grandsons.     -    Click to READ MORE

LaDonna Tucker