Old Friendship Baptist Church

Our Staff


Meet Our Wonderful Team

Dr. Ashley Ray


Dr. Ashley Ray is happily married to his wife, Carrie, for over 25 years. Together they have 2 children, Harrison (22) & Anna Grace (18).

Dr. Ashley is 47 years old and was saved at a young age. He was called into ministry at the age of 15. He was the youngest ordained preacher under Dr. Adrian Rogers at Bellevue Baptist Church in Memphis, TN.

Dr. Ashley’s hobbies include hunting, fishing, golf, and tennis. 

His greatest loves are Jesus, Carrie, his children and the local Bride of Christ.


Dr. Ashley Ray has over 28 years of experience as a Senior pastor of 4 previous churches. His experience includes a variety of different size congregations that range from small-town country churches to a big city church in Memphis, TN. Dr. Ashley is a member of the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board and has a special focus of work with deacon ministry.


Dr. Ashley Ray has a BA from Union University, Master of Divinity from Mid America Baptist Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Meet Your Deacons

Michael Barnes

Timmy Hemby

Edward Jones

Luke Weaver

Ronnie Meek

Randall Jones

Jimmy Cooper

Buck Wagner

Rusty Harris

Jamey Clayton

Serving Old Friendship

Jennifer Sells

Church Secretary

Justin Moody

Youth Leader

Jeff Clayton

Sunday School Directory

Austin Ervin

Music Director

Jonathan Menzie

IT Admin

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