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Minister

Gary Douglas Pearce, American Minister. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1974; certified clinical chaplain, Louisiana.

Background

Pearce, Gary Douglas was born on December 1, 1952 in Baton Rouge. Son of Ray Douglas Pearce and Marcile Dockery Worsham.

Education

Bachelor in Religion, Mississippi College, 1974; Master of Religious Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1976; Master of Divinity., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1980.

Career

Pastor, Shepherd's Way Baptist Church, Grand Island, Nebraska, 1980-1985; pastor, Southminster Chapel, Baton Rouge, 1985-1986; chaplain, Louisiana Training Institute, Bridge City, Louisiana, 1986, since 1990; pastor, Wardline Baptist Church, Hammond, Louisiana, 1986-1990. Secretary Executive Committee Department Corrections Chaplains, Baton Rouge, 1991. Vice Chairman, Board Of Directors Platte Valley Youth for Christ, Grand Island, 1982-1983.

Moderator Eastern Nebraska Baptist Association, Omaha, 1983.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1974. Certified clinical chaplain, Louisiana.

Membership

President Wasmer Elementary School Parent-Teachers Association, Grand Island, 1983-1984, Grand Island Parent-Teachers Association, 1984-1985. Chaplain, firefighter Natalbany Volunteer Fire Department, 1987-1989. Member American Corresponding Chaplains Association, American Protestant Chaplains Association, Louisiana Chaplains' Association, Chappapeela Baptist Association (chairman missions committee 1987-1990).

Connections

Married Deborah Betts, February 21, 1975 (divorced February 1991). Children: Douglas Ray, Kelli Elizabeth. Married Catherine Ann Walton, August 31, 1991.

Stepchildren: Matthew Walton, Wendi Walton.

father:
Ray Douglas Pearce

mother:
Marcile Dockery Worsham

spouse:
Deborah Betts

spouse:
Catherine Ann Walton

child:
Wendi Walton Pearce

child:
Matthew Walton Pearce

child:
Douglas Ray Pearce

child:
Kelli Elizabeth Pearce