The Wilder Family Expanded

 Dennis Wilder, Senior Pastor


Dennis Wilder became the Pastor of Concord Baptist Church on Sunday, July 10, 2011. Pastor Dennis was ordained to the Gospel Ministry by Friendship Baptist Church of Jonesville, Virginia, in 1993. Dennis earned his Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, TN. He is currently seeking his Master of Arts, Pastoral Ministry. Pastor Dennis and his wife, Michele, have four children: Jacob, Timothy and wife Gina, Eli, and Leah Beth.

Biographical Facts

  • Licensed by Friendship Baptist Church, Jonesville, VA, November 7, 1990
  • Ordained by Friendship Baptist Church, Jonesville, VA, January 23, 1993
  • Hobbies: Anything Family, Bowhunting, Football


  • Trinity Seminary, Newburgh, IN, Master of Arts, Pastoral Ministry
  • Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, TN, Bachelor of Arts, July 1991. Religion major
  • Middlesboro High School, Middlesboro, KY, 1987

Ministry Experience

  • Pastor, Mary's Chapel Baptist Church, Ripley, TN, 2007-2011
  • Pastor, Siloam Baptist Church, Glasgow, KY, 2001-2007
  • Pastor, First Baptist Church, Ewing, VA, 1998-2001
  • Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church, New Tazewell, TN, 1996-1998
  • Youth & Education, Miami Shores Baptist Church, Moraine, OH, 1994-1996
  • Youth Minister, Coral Hill Baptist Church, Glasgow, KY, 1992-1994
  • Youth Minister, Friendship Baptist Church, Glasgow, KY 1988-1992