MEET PASTOR GARY AND LORENA
Gary, a native of Jackson, MS, is the founding Pastor of Bridgeway Baptist Church, in Mt. Pleasant, MS from which he retired in July of 2021. He is a past member of The Executive Committe of The MS Baptist Convention Board, past Chairman of the Church Planting Committee of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board and served on the Board of Trustees for the Education Commission of the Mississippi Convention Board. Gary is a past Assistant District Governor for Rotary District 6800, and Paul Harris Society member.
He served on the Mayor of Holly Springs' Pastoral Advisory Council, and is a graduate of Mississippi College and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.
Gary also enjoys playing Bluegrass Fiddle, Guitar and Dobro.
He and his wife, Lorena, have two sons: Seth, and his wife, Nicole live in Madison with their two sons and one daughter, and Brent who lives in Miami, FL. Lorena retired as the school nurse for the Holly Springs primary school in 2016.
In October of 2022 Gary came out of retirement to accept the call from Damascus to serve as their pastor.