West View Baptist Church
Thursday, June 04, 2020
Love God, Love People, Serve the Lord
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Associate Pastor

Gene Schmid is the Associate Pastor at West View and also serves as the Senior Adult Sunday School teacher. Gene is a retired Navy Veteran having served from 1943 to 1963. He first answered God's call to preach while in the Navy and often refers to his days "preaching God's word on the high seas." Following his retirement from the Navy Gene pursued an education in Pastoral Ministry in Hazard, KY. He completed his education in 1966 and came to Cookeville after being called to serve as Senior Pastor at West View Baptist Church. Gene has spent over 50 years in ministry in the Upper Cumberland area and has served at Bear Cove Baptist, Central Emmanuel Baptist and several other congregations.