Ministry Team


  • Richard Carwile

    Senior Pastor


    Richard became our Senior Pastor in September of 2010.  Previously, he served with Campus Crusade for Christ at WKU (1995 to 2002) and on staff at Living Hope Baptist Church (2003-2010) in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  Richard earned a Master of Divinity at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS) in Louisville, and has done further doctoral studies at SBTS.  Richard and his wife Sandy have been married since 1995 and have four children: Parker, Vivian, Anna Claire and Caroline.

  • Nick Bateman

    Associate Pastor - Students & Education


    Nick was raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He was raised in a Christian home and is thankful for parents who intentionally discipled him in the faith. Nick was called to be a pastor at Bloomfield Baptist in February of 2012.  He earned his B.A. from Union University and his Masters of Divinity from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Laura have been married since 2006 and have three daughters: Ella, Lillian and Abigail.

  • Matt Thompson, Ed. d

    Associate Pastor - Worship & Family Ministry


    Matt came to Bloomfield Baptist Church in January of 2015. Before coming to Bloomfield, Matt served on staff at New Salem Baptist Church as the Minister of Students and Music and worked as a Financial Aid Coordinator for Somerset Community College.  Matt received his Masters of Divinity in Christian Education (2009) and his Doctorate of Education (2015) from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Matt married his wife, Torey, in 2007 and they have three children, Ezekiel, Esther, and Ezra.


  • Janis Hayden



    Janis serves as the Secretary and Treasurer of Bloomfield Baptist Church.  Janis is a Bloomfield native and is married to Gary, who is a deacon and active in the worship ministry of the church.  They have two adult daughters: Kristy and Jennifer, who are also active in children's, student, and worship ministries.


“For those who serve well as deacons gain a good standing for themselves

and also great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.” -1 Timothy 3:13 (ESV)

Mike Correro

Chris Coulter
Roy Drake

Gary Foster

Jimmy Dale Goode

Gary Hayden

Jeff Lewis

Bryan Morrow
Brian Osbourne

John Roby

Mark Russell
Gary Tichenor
Ken Walker

David Williams