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Minister

David Michael Hughes, American Minister. Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1977. Named Kentucky Colonel Governor Martha Layne Collins, State of Kentucky, 1984.

Background

Hughes, David Michael was born on June 29, 1952 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of John Bruce and Ruth Ann (Ashburn) Hughes.

Education

Bachelor, Wake Forest University, 1974. Master of Divinity, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1984.

Career

Youth minister, Covenant United Presbyterian Church, Cinnaminson, New Jersey, 1975-1977; associate pastor, Woodbrook Baptist Church, Baltimore, 1977-1980; Garrett fellow, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1981-1984; pastor, Bagdad (Kentucky) Baptist Church, 1982-1984; pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Elkin, North Carolina, 1984-1991; senior pastor, 1st Baptist Church, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since 1991. Adjunct Professor Gardner-Webb College, Boiling Springs, North Carolina, 1987-1988. Executive Committee member Baptist State Convention North Carolina, Cary, since 1989, president county on Christian higher education, since 1989.

President Tri-County Ministerial Alliance, Elkin, 1988-1989. Executive director Shelby County Hospice, Inc., Shelbyville, Kentucky, 1983-1984.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Baptist Church, 1977.

Membership

Co-chairman Human Relations Task Force, Elkin, 1990-1991. Chair steering committee local chapter Habitat for Humanity, Elkin, 1988. Member steering committee Elkin Centennial Celebration, 1989.

Volunteer Great Books Program, Elkin Primary School, 1990-1991. Member board advisors Division School, Wake Forest University, 1991. Member Wake Forest University Ministerial Alumni Council (executive committee since 1989), Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Chi (Regional Balfour award).

Connections

Married Joan Elizabeth Ray, August 17, 1974. Children: Timothy Ryan, Molly McLain, Kevin Austin.

father:
John Bruce Hughes

mother:
Ruth Ann (Ashburn) Hughes

spouse:
Joan Elizabeth Ray

child:
Molly McLain Hughes

child:
Kevin Austin Hughes

child:
Timothy Ryan Hughes