O U R  M I S S I O N  &  V I S I O N

The mission of West Bauxite MBC is to Preach the Word and Reach the World for Christ.
It is our vision to impact the people of Bauxite, AR with the message and power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We have experienced the life-changing encounter with Christ, and we seek to make Him known to our community so they can make Him known to the world.

Our Weekly Worship and Activities Schedule

On Sundays:
   Sunday School                         9:45 a.m.
   Morning Worship                   10:45 a.m.
   Evening Worship                     6:00 p.m.
On Wednesdays: 
   Adult Bible Study                    7:00pm 
   Youth Summer Schedule       7:00pm-8:00pm (June-August) 
   AWANA (Sept-May)
   Mealtime:                                   5:45 p.m. 
   AWANA Club Rotations         6:20 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.               
Our Sunday School  offers classes for all ages!
AWANA Clubs for ages PreK-Teens


~Tithes & Offerings~
 For those who are not able to physically come to church but want to continue giving to support the needs of the church, please mail your tithes and offerings to:
West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church
ATTN: Church Treasurer
P.O. Box 47
Bauxite, AR 72011

O U R  F A C I L I T I E S 

5701 Bauxite Hwy 183
Bauxite, AR 72011
We are conveniently located…

10 minutes from Benton High School

8 minutes from Bryant High School

4 minutes from Bauxite High School

We offer the following amenities:
Children’s Church
Handicap Accessible

O U R    S T A F F

Gary Self, PASTOR 

Brother Gary is a retired veterinarian and didn’t answer God’s call to the ministry until he was 38.  Since then, he has pastored churches in Arkansas and Mississippi. He has Bachelor of Theology and Master of Bible Languages degrees.  Brother Gary loves to explain God’s Word in an understandable manner, but also in a way that challenges people to think about how their lives measure up to the principles of God’s Word.  He began his role as pastor of West Bauxite MBC January 2023.  He is married to Dorothy and has one son living and 8 grandchildren.

“How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?” -Romans 10:14


Toby serves as both Associate and Youth Pastor of West Bauxite. As Youth Pastor, he provides spiritual guidance to the youth. He is a faithful teacher of the teens and makes their Biblical education a priority as he leads them in their spiritual walks. He holds a Bachelor of Science and Education Degree from Henderson State University. He married his wife Bridget in 2001 and together they have two children, Isaac and Bella.  He came to West Bauxite as a Youth Director in 2005 and was later ordained as Assocaite/Youth Pastor in 2019. He also holds a Master of Divinity from Central Arkansas Baptist Bible Institute (CABBI) where he serves as an instructor.
“But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him all things, which is the head, even Christ:” -Ephesians 4:15


The Bible has a lot to say about music, and Kristy’s role is to lead the church’s worship of God in the singing of songs, praises, and hymns. Kristy also directs our Adult and Children’s Choir and encourages each member to use their talents. She has been a faithful music leader at WB since 2016 and an encouragement to our church since before then. Kristy holds a degree in Music Education.

“Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your hearts to the Lord:” -Ephesians 5:19


What We Believe:  Doctrinal Statement of West Bauxite Missionary Baptist Church 

We associate with the American Baptist Association. (abaptist.org)