The staff at Emmanuel Baptist Church are committed to serving the members of the church and the community while following the example set forth in scripture. 

David brittain

senior pastor

Dr. David Brittain became Senior Pastor in March of 2021. He and his wife Michelle have five children, including twin teenage boys. David is a third generation New Mexico Baptist pastor whose heart’s desire is to accurately preach and teach God’s word with passion, disciple and love the people of Emmanuel, and lead the church to reach the Farmington area for Christ.


daniel gray

pastor of worship and education

Daniel became the Pastor of Worship and Education in August of 2021. He holds a Bachelor of Music in Worship Studies and a Master of Arts in Music and Worship: Conducting, both from Liberty University. Daniel’s joy is to lead people of multiple generations and ethnicities to passionately worship the Lord, both individually and corporately.


cory marcum

pastor of students and evangelism

Cory stepped into the full-time role as Emmanuel's Student and Evangelism Pastor in July of 2021. Cory has been a Christian for just over five years. In that time he has seen and experienced the amazing work God can and will do in people's lives. His desire is to see students develop a deep and rooted relationship with Christ as well as reaching the community with the Gospel. Cory is Married to Brianna and they have two kids, Chloe and Lincoln. 


mela cayatineto

publication Coordinator

Mela is our Publications Coordinator, she joined our staff in April 2015. She moved here from Cortez, Colorado and has one adult child, Brandy.


beverly johnson

financial secretary

Bev Johnson is our financial secretary, joining our staff in July of 2014. She has lived in Farmington most of her life, and is the mother of one adult child, Jared. 


dee hamilton


Dee Hamilton is our Outreach Secretary. Dee is our senior staff member having been on staff since 1985. Dee is married to Jess and has two children and three grandsons.


Terry and debbie meeks


Terry and Debbie have been serving Emmanuel Baptist faithfully for two and half years. They have been married for 41 years and have 6 children and 18 grandchildren.