Our Pastor

Reverend Jerry R. Chumley

Ministry Objective:

To serve the Lord in whatever capacity He chooses
 
 
Born: 1955, Chattahoochee, FL
Marital Status:  Married to Norrie Arno Chumley, 1977
Children:  Amanda Joy Chumley, Born 1986
 
Seminary:
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, New Orleans, Louisiana, Graduated 1980, Master of Divinity
College: 
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, PhD in Higher Education (All But Dissertation), 1997 to 2000
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, Graduated 1977, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tallahassee Community College, Tallahasse, Florida, Graduated 1975, Associate of Arts
License and Ordination:
  • Licensed to the Gospel Ministry, 1982, Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, Quincy, Florida
  • Ordained to the Gospel Ministry, 1982, First Baptist Church, Chattahoochee, Florida
Church Related Experience:

Pastor
  • Lake Mystic Baptist Church, 2011 to present
 Associate Pastor
  • Baker's Grove Baptist Church, Mt. Juliet, Tennesee, 2010 to 2011
Pastor
  • First Baptist Church, Defuniak Springs, Florida, 2001 to 2009
Director of Missions
  • Apalachee Baptist Association, Blountstown, Florida, 2000 to 2001
Pastor
  • First Baptist Church, Blountstown, Florida, 1997 to 2000
  • First Baptist Church, Bonifay, Florida, 1992 to 1996
  • Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, Quincy, Florida, 1982 to 1992
Youth Minister
  • Thomas Memorial Baptist Church, Quincy, Florida, 1980 to 1982
Teaching Experience:
 
Adjunct Instructor
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Pastoral Ministry Extension Course at The Baptist College of Florida campus in Graceville, Florida, 2004
  • New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, Old Testament Survey Extension Course at The Baptist College of Florida campus in Graceville, Florida, 2000
  • The Baptist College of Florida, Graceville, Florida, Pastoral Ministry Semester Course, 1996
Honors:
  • Phi Beta Kappa at FSU, 1977
  • Stetson University Minister of the Year, 1992
Denominational and Associational Activities:
  • Florida Baptist Historical Society, 2012-present
  • State Board of Missions, Florida Baptist Convention, 2003-2009, 1999-2000, 1984-1990
  • Nominating Committee, Florida Baptist Convention, 1996
  • Resolutions Commitee, Florida Baptist Convention, 1985
  • Evangelism Director, Gadsden, Holmes, Apalachee, and Walton Associations
  • Moderator, Holmes, Apalachee, and Walton Associations