Welcome to Calvary Baptist Church, Graniteville, SCWelcome, I am James L. Young, Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church and want you to know that God loves you. We are a church that loves the Lord and one another. We unashamedly proclaim Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior and the Bible as our authority for living, ministering, and worshiping. We would love for you to worship with us and to get to know us. Check us out on our website as well as in person. I look forward to meeting you.
Pastor James is from Ringgold, Georgia and graduated from Ringgold High School Pastor James graduated from Carson Newman College in 1972, with a B. A. Double Major in Religion and English. He then graduated in 1975 with a M. R. E. Degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He married Suzanne Rabon from Cayce, South Carolina and they have two children, and three grandchildren. Pastor James has been at Calvary Baptist Church since 2002.
Steve Gillette is our Associate Pastor for Education and Outreach. He has overall responsibility for our education ministry which includes Sunday school and discipleship training. He is also responsible for outreach. He leads our ministry at the Village Senior Apartments in Warrenville and is our liaison to the Hispanic ministry that meets in our church facilities.
Steve was born and raised in the Los Angeles area and served a full career in the Air Force. He is married to Cari, and they have two children and four grandchildren. He and Cari served as International Service Corps missionaries for two years in Ethiopia and Steve has served as pastor of two church in North Carolina and of Memorial Baptist Church in Aiken.