Who We Are
Jill is a 2005 graduate of Baylor's Truett Seminary and also holds a Master of Science in Education and Educational Psychology from Baylor University. She is mother to two children and recently moved to Abilene, Texas where her husband is pastor of FBC, Abilene. Jill began her new position as coordinator on April 3, 2023
She was ordained by Crosscreek Baptist Church in Alabama and has served churches since 1999 across four states (TX, MT, NC, and AL) in paid and volunteer capacities as minster to children, youth, college students, graduate students, families, and music as well as serving as consultant, counselor and preacher.
Jill writes, "I am thrilled to join with TXBWIM as we work together to affirm, advocate for and celebrate Baptist women in ministry across the sate of Texas. As a native of this state and a Baptist from birth, I am inspired by the work that TXBWIM is already doing and am looking forward to connecting with the women and men of TXBWIM as we move into the future together."
Linda is the senior Pastor Emeritus of Bill Harrod Memorial Baptist Church and is also a retired ACPE Educator.
Board Member & Coordinator Emeritus
Anyra serves as the Outreach and Programs Director at Fellowship Southwest as well as on the pastoral team at Iglesia Bautista Victoria en Cristo in Fort Worth.
Judy Phariss Collins
Judy is a Retired Director of Chaplaincy. She attends The Crossing Church in Mesquite.
Aisha is the Partner Success Manager for Fuller Theological Seminary. She attends Lighthouse Church of Houston.
Anita is the Executive Pastor of Fellowship Church of Texas.
Mariah is the Director of Parachurch Partnerships and Alumni Relations at Truett Seminary. She also works with Be the Bridge as their Director of Marketing and Innovation. She attends Park Lake Drive Baptist Church in Waco.
Cheryl serves as the Senior Pastor of The Church at Highland Park in Austin.
Abby serves as the Children's & Family Minister of First Baptist Church in Muleshoe.
Jana Atkinson Morga
Jana is the Student Minister at Woodland Baptist Church in San Antonio.
Nataly Mora Sorenson
Nataly is the Executive Director of the Gaston Christian Center in Dallas. She attends Iglesia Bautista Getsemani Church in Fort Worth.
Isa serves as the Associate Director of Content Development for Buckner International.
Myles is the Director of Baptist Studies at Abilene Christian University. He attends First Baptist Church.
Itzayana serves as the Digital Fundraising Specialist for Cook Children's Health Foundation. She attends church at Iglesia Bautista Victoria en Cristo in Forth Worth.