First Baptist Church
BA - Anderson University
Kellan Monroe serves as the Worship Pastor at First Baptist Church, Grapevine where he oversees the music, media and communication departments. He began his professional music career in 2010 by joining the award winning Gospel Music trio, Beyond The Ashes. He traveled over 250 days a year sharing the Gospel all across the world. During his tenure, the group was nominated for three GMA Dove Award’s and awarded the 2011 Breakthrough Artist of the Year.
In 2013, Kellan married his wife, Shelby and began their ministry together in his homes state of South Carolina. In mid-2014, Kellan and Shelby relocated to Grapevine, Texas to begin ministry at First Baptist Church, Grapevine. In 2016, they welcomed Ellington Reese and in 2019, Hampton Lee made his arrival. An avid fan sports fan, Kellan especially loves keeping up with the Clemson Tigers! Kellan’s passion is helping other Worship Pastor’s discover their gifts, implementing them into their ministry and building great teams.