Beth Yates joined the staff of First Baptist Church in 2004. She is responsible for our ministry to and with women.
She earned a Masters of Music in Church Music from Ouachita Baptist University in 1985 and a Masters of Education in Childhood Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1988. After graduation from seminary, she spent 25 years in preschool and children’s ministry, the last 10 of those years at First Baptist Tuscaloosa. In 2014 Beth transitioned to leading First Baptist’s Women’s Ministry.