Dr. Jeff Hessinger


Dr. Hessinger joined the First Baptist family October 26, 2020.  He received his Doctorate in Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.  Dr. Jeff has over 25 years of ministry experience serving several positions in SBC life. He and his wife, Errin, love serving together.

Jennifer McMillan, Worship & Media Director


Jennifer is a graduate of Columbia College, where she double majored in Business Administration and Music and holds a MAT in Secondary Choral Music from Liberty University. After receiving her undergraduate degrees, she spent many years working in the banking industry and public school finance, taught private piano and voice lessons, served as bi-vocational Music Director at Doctor's Creek Baptist Church for 13 years, and taught school in Colleton and Beaufort Counties. Jennifer and her husband, Jason, have three boys, all of whom are members of FBC Walterboro.

Ainsley Rushton, Ministry Assistant


Ainsley is a dedicated Christian and a lifelong, active member of Jacksonboro Baptist Church. She served five years with Salkahatchie Summer Service, a church outreach program that serves designated areas with housing needs. As a result, she found her love for community and serving others. She is passionate for the great outdoors and her favorite pastime is playing with all five of her dogs.

Pam Williams, Office Administrator


Pam joined our staff in November of 2013, with over 25 years of experience in church office administration. She is married to Rev. Jim Williams, pastor of Open Door Baptist Church in Bamberg, S.C. They live in Walterboro, South Carolina with their cat, Shadow. They have a daughter, Jenny, and a son, Austin. They are the proud grandparents of three grandchildren, Charlotte, Madelyn and Matthew. She enjoys teaching small group Bible studies, playing the piano, and most of all, being her grandchildren’s "Nanny."