our staff

Brayden Buss


Brayden was called to be the pastor in April of 2022, but he has been a part of the FBC family for more than 20 years. Brayden was saved, baptized, and called to ministry at FBC and has now come back home to be the pastor. 

Prior to returning to FBC, Brayden served churches in churches in Arkansas, North Carolina, and other parts of Oklahoma. Brayden has a Bachelors degree from Oklahoma Baptist University, a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and will soon finish a Doctor of Education Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

He and his wife Lauren live on a small farm with their kids Wyatt, Fielder, and Nora.

Contact: brayden@fbcokmulgee.org

Monty Wright

Minister of Music and Worship

Bro. Monty and Joan have been at FBC for over 7 years.

They have over 30 years of experience in the music ministry, serving at churches in Tishomingo, Minco, Ponca City, Durant and now in Okmulgee.

They have 2 adult children. 

Bro. Monty has announced that he will be retiring from FBC on June 12, 2022. He has had a lifetime of faithful ministry! 

Contact: monty@fbcokmulgee.org

Jayme Hankins

Ministry Assistant

Jayme has been the Ministry Assistant at FBC since 1992. She believes that God

called her to be His servant here as well as a servant to others. She is “mom”

to Brooke, Peter and Garrett and “Meme” to Noah, Bella, Evan, Sawyer Grey, and Weston. 

Contact: jayme@fbcokmulgee.org