Woodlawn Leadership Team

Ministry Staff

Legarè Price



Legarè Price has been the pastor of Woodlawn Baptist Church since November 2019, serving the congregation through preaching and teaching. He is joined by his wife Krista and their three beautiful children. Legarè has previously served in Interim Pastor and Associate Pastor roles in the Rome and Floyd County areas. He holds a Bachelor of Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a Master of Management and Master of Business Administration, both from Shorter University. Legarè serves the community through his bi-vocational role in higher education here in Rome, GA, is an avid Atlanta Braves fan, and an active member of the Rome community.

Ryan McKinney

Music Director


Ryan McKinney has been serving Woodlawn Baptist Church as its music director since January 2022, helping to lead God's people in worship of Him through theologically-sound song. He is joined by his wife, Erica, and their three beautiful girls. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education (Vocal/Choral) from Jacksonville State University, a Master of Divinity in Church Music from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and an Educational Specialist in Instructional Technology from Valdosta State University. Ryan also serves the community as a public school music educator.


Our deacons serve by ministering to the needs of the body of Christ at Woodlawn and by helping to steward the resources entrusted to its care. 

Butch Baldwin


Carey James

Steve Johnston

Sunday School Director

Rodney Stepp

Children's Ministry Co-Director