Keith Stevens

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Bro. Keith is originally from Oklahoma City. In October, he celebrated his 12 year anniversary as Pastor of FBC Stratford.  He has pastored churches in Oklahoma City, Western and Eastern Oklahoma. He loves camping, hunting, fishing, and traveling with his family (Wife - Crystal; Sons - Dawson, Josiah, and Cale). He also enjoys golfing and watching the Oklahoma Sooners.

Youth Director

Jeffery Blakey

Jeffery (we call him Blakey) has been our Youth Director since March, 2021.  Blakey is a graduate of ECU with a major in Criminal Justice/Juvenile Justice with a minor in History. He is also a 2019 graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary with an advanced Masters in theological studies.

Blakey enjoys personal journaling, researching ancient history, cooking, finding "hole in the wall" restaurants and coffee shops, golfing and outdoor basketball.

Music Director

Fred Stephens

Fred began as our Music Director on March 28, 2021. He and his wife Dianne have lived in Stratford for the past 20 years. Fred has been in the ministry since 1980. Fred and Dianne have two grown children, Mikala and Andrew. They have one grandchild - Leighton Marie Stephens.

Fred brings excitement to our music program. He loves to share the old hymn stories with us but also teaches us new, contemporary songs as well.  


Franklin Daniel Pursiville

Franklin "Daniel" Pursiville is our custodian. Daniel has lived most of his life in Oklahoma. He graduated from Byng High School. He has one daughter, Julieanna. Daniel likes going to church, being with family, hunting, fishing, and doing his best to follow Jesus.


Nancy Sykes

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Nancy serves in two positions: secretary and pianist. She has been our church secretary for 4 years.

Nancy and her husband, Mike, are natives of Mississippi. They have two grown children. Their son, Daniel, lives in Florida and their daughter, Laura Menges, lives here in Stratford with her husband, Todd, and the one and only grandchild - Luke.