Meet Our Pastor

Dr. J. Vincent Terry, Sr., Pastor

  • Native of Rockingham, North Carolina
  • Grew up in the Pee Dee Association
  • Member of Providence Baptist Church
  • Entered Ministry at the age of 16, under the leadership of the late Reverend Robert T. Gilchrist
  • Served as an Associate Minister under the late Reverend Doctor J.H. Ferguson
  • Graduate of Shaw University, Raleigh, NC
  • Matriculated at Shaw University Divinity School, Raleigh, NC
  • Holds a Doctor of Divinity from Apex School of Theology
  • Called to Pastor Mount Peace Baptist Church (formerly Halifax Baptist Church) at the age of 19
  • Has Pastored One (1) Church for 41 years
  • Under his leadership the Church has experienced growth (more than 2500)
  • Executive Board Member of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Inc.
  • Vice President At Large of the General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, Inc.
  • Former Moderator of the Johnston District Baptist Association.
  • Past Institute Director of the Johnston District Baptist Association
  • Former Member of the Central Children’s Home Board of Directors
  • Listed in the National Register’s “Who’s Who in Executives & Professionals” 2001-2002 Edition
  • The proud parent of three (3) children Fallon Venise, James Vincent, Jr., and Farrah Nicole                                           Such is the Life of Pastor J. Vincent Terry, Sr.

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