Meet Our Staff


  • Dr. MONTY PIERCE

    pastor

    email: montypierce@centralcarthage.com

    cell: 903-452-4719


    Monty and his wife Lynn have 4 adult children, three daughters and a son. Having both lost spouses to cancer, God blended their families into a new family. Two of the daughters (Kristen and Karoline) reside in Dallas, and one (Kaitlin) in Philadelphia, PA. Their son (John Calvin) lives in Austin. 


    Monty and Lynn share a deep love for the Lord and for people. They would love to get to know you and what God has brought you through in your life’s journey. 

  • Paul Gwinn

    Minister of Education

    and administration

    email: paulgwinn@centralcarthage.com

    cell: 903-241-6502


    My name is Paul Gwinn and I have served at Central Baptist since April of 2002. I first came as Minister of Students, but in September of 2008 I transitioned into the position of Minister of Education and Administration.


    I am married to Jacinda, she is a 5th grade math teacher at Baker Koonce Elementary. We have 3 children - Brianna, Savanna, and Andrew. Our oldest daughter, Brianna is a 7th grade math teacher (also coaches high school volleyball and softball). Our youngest daughter, Savanna is a 2nd year college student studying nursing. Our son, Andrew is in the 7th grade and loves sports. (especially baseball) My favorite verse is Psalms 37:4. The best part of being here at Central Baptist is serving with the best church family around!

  • Collin perkins

    Minister of Music

    email: collinperkins@centralcarthage.com

    cell: 936-465-3647


    Hi, my name is Collin Perkins and I am the Minister of Music here at Central Baptist Church. I started at CBC in May of 2018. I started working in the music ministry developing praise teams, choirs, and special event orchestras. I am from Lufkin, Texas where my dad serves on staff as a music minister as well. I completed my Bachelors in Music and Worship in Ministry at East Texas Baptist University in December of 2018 and I'm currently completing my masters in Christian Ministry. I love to hunt, fish, play sports, and spend time with family on the farm. I have been married to my beautiful wife Claire since October 2019. 



  • Kelli Davies

    Minister of Children

    cell: 903-217-4264


    My name is Kelli Davies and I came to Central Baptist Church in October 2019 as Minister to Children, and I am incredibly thankful to be apart of such a wonderful church family.  


    I grew up in Lone Oak, TX. I have a Bachelors of Science in Education from Texas A&M University- Commerce and a Master’s of Arts in Christian Education with a Concentration in Children’s Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, watching sports, being outdoors hunting and fishing, and supporting our Central Kids in their many different activities and sports. 

  • Myra Morris

    Financial Secretary

    email: myramorris@centralcarthage.com


    My name is Myra Morris. I am the Financial Secretary at Central. I was married to my best friend Billy Morris for over 27 years, but am now a widow. We have 4 children, 3 boys and 1 girl, 6 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. I am originally from Mississippi. I have been with the Church as Financial Secretary since April of 2005. I love reading, doing word searches, and collecting angels. My favorite verse is Psalms 46:10. The best part of being here at Central are the people. 

  • Walter Weston

    Building Maintenance

    My name is Walter Weston. I am the Buildings and Grounds Supervisor/Head of Maintenance. I am married to Lori Weston. I have been with the church since January of 2008.