Jeremy Atwood

Jeremy became the senior pastor at Immanuel in October of 2017. Originally from Liberty, Kentucky (Casey County), Jeremy grew up at First Baptist Church where he was saved and baptized at the age of 9 years old.

He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University where he majored in Religious Studies and History. In May of 2015 Jeremy earned his Master’s of Theological Studies degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth Texas and is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.

He is married to his wife Cara. They have one daughter, Lizzy. Jeremy is passionate about connecting Barren County to Jesus, seeing people grow in their faith, and serving others.


Justin Meredith

Justin is the Worship Leader and College Minister at Immanuel as well as the Campus Missionary Leader for the Baptist Campus Ministry with the Kentucky Baptist Convention at Western Kentucky University, Glasgow Campus. Before moving to Glasgow he lived with his parents in Bowling Green, KY. He came to salvation at 8 years old and was baptized shortly after at the church they had been attending.

Justin has been a member of Immanuel since 2011 and has served on staff since May of 2015. He is currently finishing a Bachelor of Science degree with a focus on Worship and Pastoral Studies at Boyce College in Louisville, KY. Justin is passionate about connecting to Jesus Christ and other Christians, growing spiritually, and serving others in order that they too may become fully devoted.


Kevin Cheely

Kevin was born in Easton, Maryland but was raised, in Glasgow, Kentucky. He grew up in a Christian family who started going to Immanuel Baptist Church about 20 years ago. Kevin moved to Lakeland, Florida for college but came home and began working in the construction field with his father. Ever since coming back from school Kevin has been a part of youth life at IBC in any way he could serve.

Kevin has a passion to see students CONNECT to one another and to a life in Christ, to GROW in their daily Christian walk, and to SERVE in different forms within the church but also outside of our church walls in the community and to the ends of the Earth.

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