Phil Spann has served as our Youth Minister since 2008. He is a lifelong resident of Paris, having graduated from Paris High School in 1983. He began his 25 plus years of youth work while at Immanuel Baptist, first serving as a youth Sunday school teacher in 1986.
In 1988, God moved his family to East Paris Baptist where he taught several different youth Sunday school classes, Discipleship Training classes,and various other Bible studies.
In 2004, Phil and His family moved to Southside Baptist. He served as our Interim Youth Minister in late 2006 into 2007. As a layman, he served in several areas of our church and was ordained as a Deacon in 2008. Later in 2008, Phil surrendered to the call of youth minister and joined our church staff.
Phil married his high school sweetheart, Carla Sheridan in 1985. Carla is a tremendous support in Phil's ministry to our students. They have 3 children, Brooke, Leslie, and Jansen.