Our Team

Our Team

Pastor – Retired

Billy Shepard

Pastor Billy Shepard was born again and baptized at age eleven. He moved from Arkansas to the Washington, DC area in November 1954. He answered God’s call to ministry in August, 1957 and was ordained February 17, 1960. He has led in the establishment two churches: Arlington Missionary Baptist Church, Arlington, VA in 1960 (now known as First BC of Kingstowne) where he served as pastor for six and a half years, and Bethel Baptist Church, Woodbridge, VA in 1967…
Director Faith Ministries

Jean Shepard

Jean is married to Billy D. Shepard, Pastor of Marsh Road Baptist Church, Woodbridge, VA, where she is Director of Faith Ministries, Bible Teacher for Senior High Girls, Women’s Bible Study Leader and co-leader of the Senior’s Ministry with her husband. She is also the author of “Worthy To Be Loved”, a Bible teaching program on Biblical Self-Esteem which she has taught in the US and Australia. Jean has a BA degree in Christian Education and working on her Masters.…
Church Administrator

Billy Petry

Pastor’s Assistant

Robert LeCompte

Brother Robert has been a member of Marsh Road Baptist Church Since 2001 and Music Director since 2006. Bro. Robert is currently serving as the Adult Sunday School Class Teacher and has been tremendously blessed to be able to assist Pastor Shepard by sharing God’s Word from the Pulpit when the Pastor is away and on 5th Sunday Services.
Sunday School Superintendent

Jim Cassedy

Brother Jim Cassedy has been a member of Marsh Road Baptist Church for 13 years, actively seeking ways to serve the Lord. Bro. Jim is currently the Sunday School Superintendent, Assistant Sunday School Secretary and Assistant Teacher for both the Young Teen and High School age Sunday School classes. In addition to Sunday School, Bro. Jim serves as an Usher, a cook for the Men’s Fellowship Breakfasts, sings with the Marsh Road Baptist Church Adult Choir and is in charge…
Head Usher

Ray Scott


Bob LeCompte


Vernon Santmyer