Local church welcomes new pastor

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TELL CITY – The congregation of Tell City First Baptist Church announces the Rev. Dan Hopkins has been called to be the new pastor of the church.

Hopkins, 52, and his family are from Mitchell, where he pastored the First Baptist Church from 2008 to 2012.  He is married to Brandy Hopkins and has four stepchildren, Alex, Shane, Brian and Shyla Ingle.  Brian 16, and Shyla, 15, will attend Tell City Junior-Senior High School.
Hopkins earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville, where he grew up. He earned his Master of Divinity degree at Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, Ky. His hobbies include basketball, tennis and watching the Andy Griffith show.
Hopkins began office hours Aug. 6 and his first Sunday was Aug. 11. To welcome the Hopkins family, the congregation held a pitch-in dinner following the morning worship service.