Ray Manning

Student Pastor

Responsibilities
Ray leads the Auburn Baptist Junior High and High School students as they seek to love Jesus and make Him known. The Auburn Baptist Student Ministry emphasizes making disciples who can go out and make more disciples. Ray's responsibilities include training a ministry team of adult volunteers, providing relevant and biblical teaching, leading small group bible studies, and conducting fun and engaging events and worship services.

Family
Since 2009, Ray and his wife Melonie  have three children: Mason (9), Millie (7), and Ezra (5).

Hobbies
Ray enjoys making pottery and playing competitive sports and games. Above everything else, his favorite time is spent with his family and friends.

Education
B.A., Church Related Vocation with a concentration in Recreation and Theater: Blue Mountain College. Currently pursuing an M.A., Christian Apologetics from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Previous Ministries
Ray served at Walnut Baptist Church in Walnut, MS from 2008 until 2010, then at Ozark Baptist Church in Marietta, MS from 2011 until 2019. Ray is currently the associate Baptist Student Union director at the Itawamba Community College Fulton campus and has been since 2011.