Dr. Roy Thomas
Intentional Interim Pastor
PASTOR ROY THOMAS is a Charlottesville native. He is married to Jane Smith Thomas, who for many years was a teacher and administrator at Covenant School in Charlottesville. They have three children and six grandchildren.
Pastor Roy was a traditional pastor for 35 years (28 years at Crozet Baptist Church in Crozet, Virginia). He was an intentional interim pastor for 10 years. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He did post-graduate study at the Virginia Episcopal Theological Seminary and at the Center for Congregational Health at Wake Forest University.
Pastor Roy's passions include his wife, children, and grandchildren; also UVA basketball, trout fishing, and golf. He has been attending men's basketball games at the University of Virginia for 65 years.
Pastor Roy seeks to fulfill his biblical calling in Ephesians 4:11-13:
11 So Christ himself gave…pastors…
12 to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up
13 until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the whole measure of the fullness of Christ.
1 Peter 4:8-10
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. Show hospitality to one another without grumbling. As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.
Janice Dollins Franklin
Having lived in Louisa County most of her life, Janice is a graduate of Louisa County High School. She, as well as her grandparents, parents, brother and children have long been members of MBC. Active in numerous MBC ministries, Janice serves on our Nominating and Stewardship Committees, Praise Team and is active in other ministries.
She is the mother of two sons and one daughter and is a proud grandmother.
In the mid-nineties she began working on the MBC staff and continues to provide loving care for our facilities.