Meet our Staff

Take just a moment to "meet" our staff here at FBC Seminole. One thing that all have in common is their love for Christ, His Church and their town. 

Senior Pastor

Nick Atyia

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Family

My Wife- Libby Atyia

Children- Gabriel, Easton & Lula


Time in Ministry

Called to Ministry in 1999 and licensed by FBC Seminole in 2000. Served at Alamede Baptist Church in Norman (3 years), FBC Blanchard (10 years), BGCO (2 Years) in Student Ministry and Missions.


Life Verse

1 Peter 2:21


Hobbies

Family Time, Sports, and watching Movies with Libby


Hometown

Seminole, OK (born in Oregon)


College

Oklahoma Baptist University


Favorite Meal

Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes


Books he Recommends

Let the Nations be Glad by John Piper

The Pursuit of God by A.W. Tower

The knowledge of The Holy by A.W. Tower


Favorite Teams

Seattle Mariners


Great Spiritual Marker in his Life

June 1996; when my soul mate, Jesus Christ, called me into His presence and saved me while at Falls Creek. The same week, while at Falls Creek, I would meet my future help mate in Libby.

Minister of Music/Worship and College

Gary Canfield

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Family

My Wife- Jeaneen

Children- Samantha, Kristina, Cassandra, Joshua


Time in Ministry

Called to Ministry in 1987. Served at FBC Hammon, OK for 3 years, 2 years at East End Baptist Church in Columbus, MS, First Baptist Church in Fletcher for 20 years and now currently at FBC Seminole.


Life Verse

Isaiah 41:0


Hobbies

Woodworking, collecting old coins, exercising, and spending time with family


Hometown

Raised in Hobbs, NM


College

New Mexico State University

Southwestern Theological Seminary


Favorite Meal

Fried Chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy


Books he Recommends

"Slave" by John Macarthur

"Complete guide to money" by Dave Ramsey

Christianity on Trial


Favorite Teams

Dallas Cowboys

Oklahoma State Cowboys


Great Spiritual Marker in his Life

When I surrendered into ministry my Dad gave me a verse to memorize - Isaiah 41:10 and told me "This is for the long haul, Follow the Lord Everyday."

Minister of Education and Children

Matt Pollock

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Family

My Wife- Tina Pollock

Children-

Son, Joshua and his wife Catherine and their Children, Karlee Marie & Korbin Matthew

Daughter, Stephanie and her husband Patrick Killian and their Children, Noah Weldon Killian & Ella Marie, and Kayte Mae

Son, Jordan and his wife Jenna and their Daughter, Jaylee Lenora


Time in Ministry

Called to Ministry at FBC Seminole in November 2006.


Life Verse

1 John 4:4


Hobbies

Computers, Working in the Yard, and Spending time with Family & Friends


Hometown

Originally from Oklahoma City, after traveling 24 years in the US Air Force, Seminole became our home.


College

Community College of the Air Force; Associates Degree in Criminal Justice

Liberty University, Lynchburg VA; Bachelors Degree in Psychology

Weberster University, St. Louis, MO; Masters Degree in Human Resource Development


Favorite Meal

Chicken Fry with all the Fixins and a Bottomless Cup of Coffee


Books he Recommends

Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart by JD Greer

Winning With People by John C. Maxwell

Follow Me by David Platt


Favorite Teams

Seminole Chieftains and OU Sooners


Great Spiritual Marker in his Life

Waking Up everyday with the Privilege and Honor of Full-time Ministry service

Minister of Students and Media

Joshua Pollock

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Family

Wife- Catherine Pollock

Children- Karlee Marie & Korbin Matthew


Time in Ministry

Part Time Middle School Minister at FBC Seminole May, 2009

Minister of Students & Media at FBC Seminole May, 2013


Life Verse

Joshua 1:9


Hobbies

Cooking, Watching Movies & Spending time with Family


Hometown

Air Force Brat, technically born in Wichita, KS but Seminole, OK has always been home


College

Seminole State College: Associates Degree in Media

University of Oklahoma

East Central University: Bachelors Degree in Advertising in Public Relations


Favorite Meal

Pepperoni Pizza


Books he Recommends

Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman

David: A Man of Passion and Destiny by Charles Swindoll

The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis


Favorite Teams

Seminole Chieftains, Boston Red Sox, OKC Thunder & Sooners


Great Spiritual Marker in his Life

Surrendering to full time ministry with his wife by his side at Falls Creek

Bridge Minister

Terry Howard

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Family

My Wife- Cherry

Children- Lee, Victoria, Angel, Ally,  Gabbi & Jayden


Time in Ministry

Called to Ministry in 2010 after 25 years of family owned business.


Life Verse

Philippians 2:3


Hobbies

Chasing my Kids


Hometown

Seminole, OK


Favorite Meal

Steak & Baked Potatoes


Books he Recommends

The Bible

Prodigal God by Tim Keller


Favorite Teams

OU Sooners & OKC Thunder


Great Spiritual Marker in his Life

A Promise Keepers Rally that led to a small group, that led to my Call to Ministry. 


Support Staff

  • Pastor / Financial Secretary and Office Manager

    Sherri Costerisan

    15 years at FBC Seminole

  • Pre-School Director

    Libby Atyia


  • Food service director

    Kathy childers

    5 years at FBC Seminole

  • bridge secretary/Music Secretary

    gayla hicks

    7 years at FBC Seminole

  • Church Librarian/office aid

    Beth pierce

    5 years at FBC Seminole