John Baldwin, Pastor

John Baldwin is our Senior Pastor.  He is a native of Central Virginia, having grown up in Farmville.  He attended Hampden-Sydney College where he graduated with a BA in History and Religion in 2001.  He currently holds a Master’s of Divinity, a Master’s of Arts in Religion, and a Master’s of Religious Education from Liberty University, and is working on his Master’s of Theology with an emphasis on Church History and a Doctorate of Ministry with an emphasis on Church Planting and Evangelism.  

He loves baseball, basketball, football, soccer, lacrosse, and really anything sports related that keeps him active. He has a passion for sharing the Gospel throughout the community and expecting God to continue doing an amazing work.  His favorite verse is Romans 8:28, “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

Tammy Hynson, Director



Tammy graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a graduate degree in Elementary Education. She has taught kindergarten, as well as preschool. She has also been the director at another daycare in the area.

She and her husband have been married 30 years and have 3 grown children. She has been a member of Berea Baptist Church and the Rockville/Montpelier community her entire life. She believes learning is best when it is interesting, fun and includes lots of movement and play.

Christy Taylor, 4 yr old teacher


Christy graduated from VCU. A mother of four, a wife to a wonderful Christian man, and a daughter of The King.  Christy has taught kindergarten within Christian schools for 20+ years. 


“Teaching is not only my calling, but my passion!  I am very excited to be a part of Faith Community Academy, and am looking forward to all that The Lord is going to do here. “


Theresa Campbell, 3 yr old teacher

Annie McGinnis, 2 yr old teacher

Annie McGinnis was born and raised in Bumpass, VA. She attended Roanoke Bible College (now Mid-Atlantic Christian University) where she received an Associate’s degree in Applied Science with a focus on Deaf Studies and an Bachelor of Arts degree in Bible with a focus on Worship Ministry. She is a proud wife of a paramedic and a mother of four. Annie has been working with children for 12 years, 8 years of which were in a preschool setting. She loves to share her love of music & sign language in her teaching. She is so excited to be working with children at Faith Community Academy.

Connie West, Music Teacher

Preschool Board of Directors:
  • John Baldwin – Pastor
  • Tammy Hynson – Director
  • Mary Trapani – Educational Advisor
  • Kerrie Stone – Business Advisor
  • Bruce Nichols – Member at Large