Our Pastor

Gerry is a native of Ridgeville, SC born to the late Isaiah Sr. and Emma Spell. He is married to the former Joyce Robinson. He became a member of Monks Grove Baptist Church in the early 90’s and began hi service on the usher ministry, Sunday School Teacher and Youth Ministry.

In 2007 he was appointed to the Deacon Ministry. In 2009 e was licensed to preach the gospel by the late Rev. D.R. Durham. He is a graduate of the NJ Brockman School of Religion and received a Degree in Theology. He continued his education at Southern Wesleyan and North Carolina College of Theology where he received a Bachelor in Theology. He is now continuing his education at Covington Theological Seminary. Gary was the past President of the Tyger River Youth Extravaganza.

In 2016, Gerry was called to pastor the Lewis Chapel Baptist Church in the Clifton Glendale Community. As he continues to be lead by the Holy Spirit he keeps this scripture in his heart: Philippians 1:21 “…For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.”