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Minister

James Gregory Merritt, Sr., American minister. Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1976. Recipient Outstanding Young Man of America award Snellville Jaycess, 1986.

Background

Sr., James Gregory Merritt, was born on December 22, 1952 in Gainesville, Georgia, United States. Son of Glenn Monroe and Miriam Estelle (House) M.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration cum laude, Stetson University, 1974. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, 1982.

Career

Pastor Buck Grove Baptist Church, Brandenburg, Kentucky, 1979-1983, Highland Baptist Church, Laurel, Mississippi, 1983-1985, 1st Baptist Church, Snellville, Georgia, since 1985. Member executive committee Southern Baptist Convention, Nashville, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Convention, 1976.

Connections

Married Teresa Ovalene York, March 13, 1991. Children from previous marriage: James Junior, Jonathan, Joshua.

father:
Glenn Monroe M.

mother:
Miriam Estelle (House) M.

spouse:
Teresa Ovalene York