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Christian Ministry Foundation Fall Banquet

Event Details:

Dr. Gary Hollingsworth

Dr. Hollingsworth came to the South Carolina Baptist Convention in January of 2016. Reared in a Christian home, he accepted Jesus as his Savior at seven years of age and was baptized in the Northside Baptist Church in Anniston, Alabama. He was called to ministry at age 17 at the Highlands Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama.

Gary married his high school sweetheart, Gwen, in 1978. They have two adult children. Jonathan and his wife, Caroline, who are the parents of their two granddaughters, Camilla and Eleanor who reside in Birmingham, Alabama. Their youngest son, Ryan, lives in Charleston, SC.

Dr. Hollingsworth has served as a student pastor, associate pastor and senior pastor of four Southern Baptist Churches: Shively Baptist in Louisville, Kentucky; First Baptist, Alexandria, Virginia; First Baptist, Trussville, Alabama, and Immanuel Baptist, Little Rock, Arkansas. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama (B.S. in Recreation Administration, 1979); Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity, 1984) and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Doctor of Ministry, 1995).

He has served on the Boards of Trustees for the Alabama State Board of Missions, the Arkansas Baptist Convention, the North American Mission Board, and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Additionally, he was elected President of the Arkansas Baptist Convention and served as President of the Alabama Baptist Pastor’s Conference.

Please RSVP by September 9th to Jennifer Campbell at 864.231.2147 or

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September 20, 2022
6:30 PM
G. Ross Anderson, Jr. Student Center Banquet Hall
$22 per person or $176 per table