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Our Team

Chris Fulks, Pastor

Chris Fulks has been the Pastor of Bloomingdale-Salem Baptist Church since February 2016. He was saved and baptized at the age of eleven at the former Souls for Christ Baptist Church in Huntington, WV. Chris answered the call to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ in February of 2012. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Marshall University and obtained his Master's degree in Pastoral Ministries through the Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary, School of Divinity. Chris met his beautiful wife Amanda in high school and the two were married in February of 1999. God has blessed them with two wonderful boys named Cody and Caden Fulks. Chris and his family feel tremendously blessed to be part of the Bloomingdale family.

Rick Tanner, Associate Pastor

Rick Tanner has been the Associate Pastor at Bloomingdale-Salem Baptist Church since September of 2009. He and his wife, Melody have been serving the Lord at Bloomingdale with their children; Rachel, Ricky, Luke, and Jenna since that time. Rick graduated from Berea College in 1994 with a business degree and minor in music. He also studied music extensively at Marshall University. Rick was called into the ministry during his time at Striker Bible Church in July of 2008, which is located in Chapmanville, WV. Rick and his family love serving the Lord at Bloomingdale while joining together with other disciples in worship, service, and the Great Commission of our Lord Jesus Christ. 


Matt Shultz, Youth Pastor

Matt Shultz has been the Youth Pastor at Bloomingdales-Salem Baptist Church since July 2017. He was born and raised at Bloomingdales-Salem Baptist Church. Matt announced his call to preach the gospel in January 2016. He graduated from RCBI at Marshall University with an Associates Degree in Applied Science in Manufacturing Technology. Matt and his wife Angie were married in May of 2003 . The Lord has blessed Matt and Angie with 3 beautiful daughters, Kali, Kyndall, and Kearstin. Matt has been the high school Sunday School teacher since 2010. Matt, with his wife, served as the MasterClub directors for 3 years of his tenure as Youth Pastor. Matt has always had a love for teaching and discipling teenagers and young adults. Matt and his wife are excited to see what the Lord has in store for Bloomingdale Baptist Church as they see young lives changed by the Gospel!

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