Staff of Tabernacle Baptist Church

  • Pastor Randy and Mrs. Sherry Rhoton

    Randy & Sherry Rhoton


    Randy and Sherry have been serving in ministry since 1976.  

    They started as missionary interns at Tanglewood Baptist Church, Odessa, Tx.  After finishing a one-year internship they served as missionaries on the Navajo Reservation from 1977 to 1981.  

    Randy accepted a call from the Grace Baptist Church, Milan, N.M., first as youth pastor and then as lead pastor.  They served at Grace Baptist for 4 years.  During a Mission Conference at Grace Baptist the Lord led Randy and Sherry to go to the mission field of Costa Rica.  During deputation they lived in Roswell, N.M. and attended Tabernacle Baptist Church. 

    In August of 1986, Randy, Sherry and their three children moved to San Jose, Costa Rica.  They served as church planters, in camp and children ministries, leadership training and outreach ministries for over 30 years in Central America.  

    In November on 2017 their sending church, Tabernacle Baptist Church, called Randy as the lead pastor.  Randy and Sherry moved back to Roswell in January 2018.  They are excited about being back in the Southwest where they started their ministry adventure 40 years ago!


    Randy and Sherry have 4 adult children, three of them are married and they also have 8 grandchildren.