Jerry Melson came to Field Street in June 1993 as Youth Minister. During his tenure here, he has served in various capacities. He came to Field Street from Lakeside Baptist Church in Granbury. He has also served in churches in Abilene: Beltway Park Baptist Church, Pioneer Drive Baptist Church, and Wylie Baptist Church.
Jerry holds two degrees from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene: Bachelors of Behavioral Science in Psychology (’87)and a Master of Arts in Family Psychology (’90). Jerry has been married to Joni since July 2016. Together, they have 5 daughters (that’s correct, FIVE), 3 son-in-laws, 5 grandsons, and 2 granddaughters. (Do I need to explain what I do in my free time?)