“In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths.” Proverbs 3:6
Rev. Gregory Thomas
2 Thomas Lane Metter, Georgia 30439
Home: 912-685-6517 E-Mail: email@example.com
Rev. Gregory Thomas was born February 27, 1959. He is the eldest child of the late Rev. Ervin Thomas and Bertha Thomas
of Savannah, GA. Rev. Thomas grew up in the West Savannah community. He attended Bartow Elementary School, Scott Jr.
High School, and graduated in 1977 from Tompkins High School, Savannah, GA. Rev. Thomas Attended Tuskegee Institute,
Tuskegee AL, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL, Gadsden State College, Gadsden, AL. He Studied Religion at
Chaminade University of Honolulu, Hawaii. He is a 1996 graduate of Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA. where
He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Studies. He furthered his academic studies by earning a Master of
Public Administration from Columbus State University, Columbus , GA. May 2009. He is currently studying for Doctorate of
He attended the Baptist Extension Courses at Georgia Southern where he received all A’s in the book of Amos, The teachings
of Christ, How to teach the Bible, The book of Romans, The Book of Exodus, and Marriage and Family Counseling.
Rev. Thomas actively supports and attends Sunday School. He is an Anointed Teacher of the Bible. He faithfully attends
training as possible. He attends and supports the work of the National Baptist Convention USA INC. as a Delegate. He also
attends and supports the work of the General Missionary Baptist Convention of GA. He is a Member of the Moderator’s
Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention USA INC. He is a Member of the Moderator’s Department of the General
Missionary Baptist Convention of GA. He attends and teaches workshops in the Queen of Victory Missionary Baptist
Association. He Teaches Bible Study and often Sunday School. Rev. Thomas also serves as Vice Moderator of the Pilgrim
Missionary Baptist Association.
Rev. Thomas was Baptized at age 9 at the Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church, 201 Baker St. Savannah, Georgia 31401.
He worked in the youth department and is one of the original members of the Junior Choir. Rev. Thomas was ordained as a
Deacon of the Thankful Baptist Church of Metter, GA. He served faithfully until called by God to Preach the Gospel. He taught
Sunday school at Thankful. He preached the initial Sermon the 1st Sunday October 1994, and was licensed to preach by the
Thankful Baptist Church, Rev. Dr. R. A. Lawrence, Pastor. Rev. Thomas was further examined by the Ordaining Counsel at the
Queen of Victory Missionary Baptist Association, where the members were Rev. Isaac Culbreth, Rev. A.D. Baker, Rev. S.L.
Ruth, Rev. Roscoe Hunter, Rev. Joe Frank Brown and Rev. Dr. R.A. Lawrence, Jr. The council had full and sufficient
opportunity for examining his gifts, and after satisfactory examination by the council in regard to His Christian experience,
call to the Ministry and views of Bible Doctrine. Rev. Thomas was solemnly and publicly set apart and Ordained to the work
of the Gospel Ministry by the Authority of the Thankful Baptist Church of The Queen of Victory Missionary Baptist Association
on the 23rd day of September, 1995.
Rev. Gregory Thomas served as interim Pastor of St. Luke Independent Methodist Church, where He led the Church upon the
death of their Pastor He was latter called to Pastor the Church. Many members were added to the church. Bible Study was
implemented. The Church structure was renovated enlarged and bricked in. He resigned in September 1997 to make Himself
available for a struggling rural Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church, of Stilson GA. Many Members had left the church and
the structure conditions were dilapidated. In November of 1997 The Members of Gethsemane Baptist Church called Rev.
Thomas as Pastor. The church added running water in-door restrooms and over the years has been completely renovated.
Many old and new members have joined the Church. Many had claimed that the Church was gone and the doors should close
but Rev. Thomas is a believer that God will provide. He inspired the Members and much was accomplished during his
administration. February 2008, he resigned as Pastor of Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church Stilson, Georgia. In February
2000 Rev. Thomas was called to serve as Interim Pastor of Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church of Statesboro, GA. Upon the
death of their Pastor, Rev. Dr. R.A. Lawrence Installed Him as The 8th Pastor of the Spring Hill Baptist Church which meets
every 1st & 3rd Sunday at 10:00 AM and every Tuesday evening at 7:00 p.m. for bible study.
Rev. Thomas currently serves as Pastor of Spring Hill Baptist Church in Statesboro GA. (1st & 3rd Sunday10:00 a.m.) January,
1997 he was elected to serve as Vice Moderator of the Queen of Victory Missionary Baptist Association. July 2011 Upon the
resignation of the Moderator Rev. Thomas became the current Moderator and He is also the President of the Sunday School
and BTU Convention. He is the founder of the Stilson Holydays Union in which the three Baptist Churches in Stilson host joint
worship services on each major holiday (Easter, Christmas, New Years Eve, and Thanksgiving).
Rev. Thomas is married to the Honorable Letrell L. Thomas (former Candler County Commissioner district one and President of
the Candler County Branch of the NAACP). He has four daughters Shemeka and Tammie of Upper Marlboro, Md. Janice and
Jada of Metter, GA. He has three grandsons Jeremiah , Jonathan, and Jayden and two granddaughters Tameka, all of
Upper Marlboro, MD.
Rev. Thomas currently is serving his third term (Started Jan. 02) as City Councilman on the Metter City Council. He is an active
voice in the community, and Past Vice President of the Candler County Branch of the NAACP and Life Member. He is also a
Life Member of the S.C.L.C.
Rev. Thomas is a 10 and ½ year veteran of the US Army Military Police Corps and former Drill Sergeant. He faithfully served
on numerous security details for Presidents Reagan and Carter, and numerous Kings, Queens, and foreign Heads of State.
Rev. Gregory Thomas is one who has answered the Masters call and often challenge others to pick up their cross and follow
Christ. He loves helping mankind and believes that Christ is the answer to many of our problems in life. He has received
numerous awards and honors.