First Baptist Church welcomes Rev. Leigh
by Emanuel County Live | October 1, 2013 8:15 am
First Baptist Church of Swainsboro is pleased to announce Rev. Paul Christopher Leigh has been selected as the new senior pastor of the church. He began serving in this capacity on October 1, 2013.
Rev. Leigh has been an Associate Pastor at First Baptist Church since March, 2009, capably serving as Minister of Students. Prior to coming to Swainsboro, he served in several churches in North Carolina as Children, Youth, and Music Minister including serving almost nine years at First Baptist Church in Kernersville, N.C. as the Student Pastor.
He attended Brevard College in Brevard, N.C. and graduated from Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. with a BA in Music and Religion. He then earned a Master of Divinity in Christian Education from the Gardner-Webb University M. Christopher White School of Divinity.
Rev. Leigh is married to the former Anna Kea from Dublin. Anna teaches mathematics at Swainsboro High School.
First Baptist Church invites the community to a reception on October 6, 2013 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. to meet and greet Paul and Anna Leigh. The reception will be held in the Family Life Center. Light refreshments will be served.
First Baptist Church also invites all community members to join them in worship at 11 a.m. each Sunday to hear his message as he begins his new ministry of leadership.