Get to know our staff

Our staff are members of our congregation with a love and heart for God's People, the Church. Our goal is to create a welcoming and Christ-Centered environment for our members and their families. Led by our Senior Pastor, Terry Richardson, Centennial is growing, changing, and molding itself into the vision set by our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Our Staff

  • senior Pastor, Terry Richardson

    Terry Richardson is the Senior Pastor at Centennial Baptist Church. He was called into the ministry in 2003 and has served several churches during that time. He is a native of Rutledge and has called Centennial Baptist his church home since his Salvation in 1991. In 2003 Centennial Baptist licensed and ordained Pastor Terry into the Gospel Ministry. He has served as both senior pastor as well as interim pastor during his time in the ministry. God called him to be the pastor of Centennial in May of 2019. Pastor Terry has been married to his wife Kathy for 34 years and they have 2 adult sons Taylor and Grant. 

    Phone Number: 706-557-2120


  • Children's Ministry Director, Diana Wright

    Diana has been working with children for almost 40 years. She says that serving the Lord by working with children has been God’s call on her life. She believes teaching children to love and serve the Lord is a special blessing. Diana and her husband, Randy were married at Centennial Baptist in 2006.

    Diana has worked as a certified professional educator in both Christian and public schools. She has also previously served on church staffs working with preschoolers, children and youth. She earned her BS in Early Childhood Education from West Georgia College in 1981 and her masters in Religious Education from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1985.

    Phone Number: 706-557-2120