Terry has been our pastor since June of 1990. He is a native of Greenville, South Carolina. There he was reared with his four brothers and a sister. Terry is married to the former Kathy McAvoy, and they have two sons, Brent and Jeremy and two daughters-in-law, Shannon and Jeanette. Terry and Kathy also have three granddaughters: Georgia-Nell Wilder, McKinley Rei Wilder, and Caroline Evelyn Wilder and one grandson Charles Hugh Wilder.
Terry has an Associate Degree in Religion from the North Greenville College, a Bachelors Degree in Religious Education from the Southern Wesleyan University and a Master Degree in Divinity and Religious Education from the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
This is Terry's first pastorate. He came to this church from the First Baptist Church of Varnville, South Carolina where he was the Associate Pastor. Terry has served as Minister of Youth in churches in South and North Carolina.
Terry has also been involved with many activities in our county and community. Terry has been a part of Volunteer Missions eleven times in Kenya. He has been on missions trips to Mississippi, West Virginia and Montana.
We are very pleased with the leadership Terry has given our church through the leadership of the Holy Spirit!
Our church’s membership has continually increased under Terry’s pastorate!