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OUR MISSION

Unity Baptist Church is a body of believers working together to bring families into God's family by loving God, loving family, loving one another, and loving the world.




OUR STAFF


PASTOR

Shad Kennedy


Shad is the senior pastor at Unity.  He has been serving here as pastor since April of 2015.  Prior to coming to Unity, he served as the minister to students at FBC Zachary, LA (7 yrs), associate pastor/student minister at Union Baptist (5 yrs), and student minister at Pine Grove (2 yrs).  Shad holds degrees from PRCC (A.A.), Leavell College (B.A.), and is currently working on his MDiv at the NOBTS. Our pastor has a beautiful family. He and his wife, Dana, have 3 children: Lexi, Landon, and Ryleigh.  His hobbies including basketball and outdoor sports.

 


STUDENT PASTOR

Jonathan Fail 


Jonathan became the student pastor at Unity in June 2017, ministering to students in 7th through 12th grades. As a lifelong Picayune resident, he has a desire to see this community transformed by the Gospel. He and his wife Claire, high school sweethearts, have been married since June 2018. Jonathan is completing his B.A. in Christian Ministry at Leavell College. His passion is to lead students into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ through loving God, loving others, and making disciples. 

 


OUR BELIEFS 

We are a Southern Baptist Church. We believe that the Bible is the Word of God, and thus is the basis of all our beliefs and practices.