Dr. Gary Mathes

Director of Missions

Dr. Gary Mathes began serving as Director of Missions of the Clay-Platte Baptist Association in January 2019.  Gary is a native Missourian, and prior to coming to CPBA, he served as Pastoral Ministry and Church Revitalization specialist with the Missouri Baptist Convention.  He has previously served as pastor and associate pastor of churches in Missouri and Kansas.  Gary earned a Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity with Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, as well as a B.A. in Religion/Philosophy with College of the Ozarks. He and his wife, Ginger, have two children and five grandchildren.

Samantha Zelaya

Administrative Assistant