Purpose Statement

The Mission of First Baptist Church Of Belton is to lead people to experience a growing relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ. We exist to seek God through worship and discipleship, serve others through ministry and fellowship, and share faith through evangelism and missions.


Scripture References: Matthew 6:33; Matthew 22:37-39;
Matthew 28: 18-20

What We Believe

We believe the Bible is the inerrant, inspired, written Word of God.

Meet Our Leadership Team

Pastoral Staff

Rev. Nick Kirby

Rev. Nick Kirby



Nick Kirby serves at Belton First Baptist as Associate Pastor for students and education. Nick grew up in Columbia, South Carolina and graduated from Anderson University in 2008 with a B.A. in Christian Ministry. He came on staff with FBC on November 1, 2009. In 2013, while serving as Youth Pastor, Nick completed his Master of Ministry at AU.

Nick and his wife, Whitney, married in 2009. They have three sons, Hudson (6), Tate in heaven, Charlie (2), and Brinkley (In heaven. The Kirby’s love spending time together enjoying the outdoors.

Rev. Matt Wurst

Rev. Matt Wurst

Associate Pastor for Students


​Matt Wurst serves at Belton First Baptist as Associate Pastor for Youth. Matt grew up in Anderson, South Carolina and graduated from Clemson University in 1997 with a B.A. in Social Studies Education. He obtained a Masters degree in Sports Management in 2002 from the United States Sports Academy.  In 2005 Matt became a National Board-Certified teacher.  He has been a school teacher and coach at Belton-Honea Path High School since 2000 where he also serves as the FCA Huddle Coach.  Matt has been involved at Belton First Baptist since 2006.

Matt and his wife, Amy, married in 1998. They have two children; Jacob is a Medical school student at South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville and Grace is a student at Anderson University where she is studying Elementary Education.  Matt loves watching sports, especially the Chicago Cubs and Clemson football, and spending time with his family.

Team Leaders

Jennifer Wilson

Childrens Ministry


Joan Parker


Patti Rowe


Support Staff


Office Assistant

Kim Rosenberger

Financial Assistant

Scott Jones

Facilities Manager