Troy Community Church - Troy, AL, Assemblies of God Church

Sincere Worship & Fellowship
Quality Teaching - Relational Discipleship
Local Outreach - Global Mission

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Al Baker - Lead Pastor

Al grew up and lived in Alabama most of his life.
- B.S., Management/Marketing, Troy University
- Ph.D., Early Church History, University of St Andrews (Scotland)
- Taught as a professor at Saint Augustine's University (NC)
- Has served in ministry for a total 17 years prior to moving back to Troy

"My oldest daughter is Hope (27 yrs, on the Left) nicknamed Goose and the youngest is Erin (22 yrs, on the Right) nicknamed Peetie."
"I grew up in a man's world with four brothers. Now I have a great wife and two daughters. This is the only recent family photo I could find that my wife might tolerate! My wife of 35 years is Heather."
Learn more:
About Al Baker on Church History 101
View Teaching Videos
Meet Heather Baker

Meet some of our Missionaries

Al Baker, Senior Pastor
Jude Tharp, Associate Pastor
TJ Winters, Worship Leader
Bailey Winters, Children's Minister
Tanner Williams, Youth Minister


Jude Tharp - Associate Pastor

Jude grew up and has lived in Skipperville his entire life! He is a true southerner! Jude attended Troy University and graduated with high honors in Finance. He worked in Banking for a few years, then started his own business which his wife Carolyn continues to manage. Jude works for the City of Dothan.

Jude has a great salvation testimony and has ministered in various settings both in the state of Alabama and overseas, chiefly in Haiti and Ghana.

Jude and Carolyn have three great children: Levi, Dixie and Ira.



TJ Winters - Worship Leader

TJ grew up in Troy and graduated from Pike Liberal Arts HS where he was a stand out football player. He has served as a worship leader in several churches and is married to Bailey.
TJ is the General Manager of the Gold Fingers Chicken restaurant in Troy. Bailey works in the restaurant as a manager as well.

Bailey Winters

Bailey graduated from Troy University and was involved in Chi Alpha, the university ministry sponsored by the Assemblies of God. She teaches in the public school system as a special needs instructor and serves as our Children's Church Leader.



Tanner Williams - Youth Leader

Tanner grew up in Tennessee and North Carolina.
Tanner attended Appalachian State University and graduated with duel Bachelor degrees in Finance/Banking and Risk Management and Insurance. He worked with a financial institution for three years while serving in Children's Church at a mega-church in Charlotte, NC until he felt led to pursue ministry experience by joining the TCC Team.

Tanner grew up in a man's world with an Eagle Scout father and two younger brothers. He wrestled in high school and has lived his life with outdoor excitement and challenge, recently completing a Spartan Super. He has a vision to work with the youth, specifically helping the young boys become young men.

Tanner works with Children's Church and will be developing Royal Rangers and our Youth ministry.


Troy Community Church

Troy Community Church
Christian Fellowship
1300 Henderson Highway
Troy, AL 36079

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