Support Staff

Support Staff

Music Administrator and Director of Tucson School of Music

Tabitha Forster

Tabitha oversees the worship and music portion of the services each week through behind-the-scene details and rehearsals. She also oversees our private lesson studios while leading several children’s choirs and teaching music classes and private piano lessons. A native to New Mexico, Tabitha moved to Arizona in 2018. Although her first position was not in the music ministry, she developed a love and calling to lead others in worship and teach the next generation in music education. She recently transitioned…
Financial Administrator

Lauren Taylor

Lauren joined our staff in March 2022. Prior to working for Tucson Baptist, she spent 8 years working for the University of Arizona doing administrative and financial work. Lauren started attending Tucson Baptist in 2005 where she later met her husband Daniel, and they were married in November 2012. In addition to overseeing the church finances, Lauren is the Awana Club secretary, sings in our choir, works in our church nursery, and participates in many seasonal church events like VBS,…
Event Coordinator

Shelli Armstrong

Shelli came to Tucson with her husband, Pastor Brent Armstrong, in 2009. She has served Tucson Baptist Church in many capacities over the past 13 years. In her current position, she plans and coordinates events. She willingly serves in whatever capacity is needed. Shelli enjoys spending time with her husband, her three children and their spouses, and her eight grandchildren. She loves to travel and has a passion for missions.
Office Administrator

Bethany Siers

Bethany joined our staff in December 2019. She graduated from West Coast Baptist College in 2017 with her Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Elementary Education. Bethany and David were married in 2017 and have two children, Elizabeth and Boaz. Bethany is the Office Administrator at TBC and helps oversee the workflow of the secretaries, missions, and other various projects. Bethany serves alongside her husband, David, in student ministries at TBC and loves discipling the next generation of children and teenagers.…
Spanish Secretary

Brianna Orozco

Brianna joined our staff in February 2021. She currently serves as the Spanish Ministry Secretary. She helps Pastor Abel with daily and weekly tasks and also serves the members of the Spanish Ministry with their personal needs. Brianna is also the project manager for all events that are held for the Spanish Church. She loves spending time with family and friends. Brianna also loves iced coffee!
Administrative Assistant to the Senior Pastor

Erica Merriam

Erica joined our staff in October 2021 and assists Pastor Armstrong in administrative support responsibilities. Erica has overcome many obstacles in her life to be where she is today. She keeps the office atmosphere fun and welcoming with her energetic spirit and constant smile. Erica is busy serving in many different areas during the week. She enjoys spending time with her son, Jacob, and watching him thrive in academics and sports.
Church Secretary

Andrea Kerch

Andrea joined our staff in June 2022. She graduated from West Coast Baptist College with a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Elementary Education in 2021. Andrea and Noah were married in July 2021. Andrea is the Church Secretary and assists the pastoral staff in carrying out the vision of Tucson Baptist Church. From printing outlines to greeting people over the phone, Andrea is excited to be involved in the ministry of Tucson Baptist Church. Andrea assists her husband, Noah, in…