The Reverend Gary M. Bailey is a lifelong Free Will Baptist who grew up in Rose of Sharon OFWB. He is a graduate of Mount Olive College (UMO) and North Carolina State University. He was ordained on July 12, 1972, in the Central Conference, of which he is still a member. He married the former Kristie Raper in 1973.
He has pastored three Churches in his ministry, Elm Grove (1974-1979), Stoney Creek (1979-2013) and the First FWB Church of Goldsboro (2014-2018). He has been actively involved in the work of our Convention serving on several boards and committees as well as several offices of his Conference.
The Bailey’s reside in Goldsboro, NC and are the proud parents of two adult children, Suzanne Bailey and Justin Bailey. They have four beautiful granddaughters, Alexis Sanders, Morgan Wise, Miranda Blizzard and Shannon Wise. Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org