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First Baptist Church Marrero  |  4001 7th Street, Marrero, LA 70072  |  (504) 340 - 7175

Ronnie has been at our church since June 2006. He initially served as our Minister of Evangelism & Outreach and was called as Pastor in June 2009.  Ronnie currently is pursuing a Ph.D. in Evangelism from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Ronnie enjoys rooting for the LSU Tigers and the New Orleans Saints. Ronnie and his wife Allison enjoy spending time with their two sons Colton and Cooper.

Ronnie McClellan


Ben came onto our staff as Youth Minister in 2010. Ben is currently enrolled at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary's Leavell College. Ben is a passionate fan of the University of Michigan Wolverines, the MLB's San Francisco Giants, and the NFL's New Orleans Saints!   He and his wife Jessie love playing games and eating ice cream at Creole Creamery. Ben and Jessie adore their daughter Esther.

Ben Kreger


Arzel has been a member of our church for 30-plus years and has served as our Children's Director since May 2008.  Arzel and her husband Joed enjoy cooking and traveling to visit their grandchildren.

Arzel Bergeron


Atley Nugent joined our staff in June 2017. He earned his undergraduate degree from Middle Tennessee State University and is currently enrolled at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary pursuing his Masters of Divinity. Atley got married this summer to Liz and they enjoy exploring New Orleans, watching movies, reading, and cheering on the New Orleans Saints. 

Atley Nugent


Shawnda joined our staff in August of 2013. In addition to administration, Shawnda helps us host special events and oversees our Hebrews Cafe, which serves breakfast once a month as a fundraiser for the youth.   She and her husband Ted are the proud parents of two daughters.  

Shawnda Galloway