Pastor Melton W. Johnson
Pastor Melton W. Johnson is a native of
Houston, Texas and is married to the former Margaree Pearson of Sumter,
South Carolina. He is the son of Reverend and Mrs. M. L. Johnson.
Pastor Johnson is a graduate of Southeastern
Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina with a Master's
of Divinity Degree and a graduate of Campbellsville College in
Campbellsville, Kentucky with a BS in Business Administration.
The Pastor's objective is to move us "From
Maintenance to Ministry: Preparing the Next Generation"
(I Corinthians 3:5-10) When asked
how he plans to do this, the pastor said, "By developing a well rounded
Christian program with Baptist Doctrine that will contribute to the
spiritual growth and wholeness of the Church by Proclaiming God's word with
reverence, clarity, vigor and compassion."
Pastor Johnson brings to First Baptist Church 20
years of pastoral experience, pervious Pastorates in North Carolina
They accepted the call to the First
Baptist Church in Salem in December 2004 and started serving as the 15th Pastor
of Historical First Baptist Church in Salem, Virginia on March 6, 2005.
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Church of Salem
226 South Broad
Salem, Virginia 24153