Dr. Gregory K. Moss, Sr. was called to pastor Saint Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Charlotte, N.C., in November 1998. He ministers intentionally to provide an atmosphere for disciples to experience spiritual growth through exercising their God-given gifts and talents through service to the church and community. During the last thirteen years, Saint Paul Baptist Church has experienced both numerical and spiritual growth. Over 3600 disciples have united with the Saint Paul family and over 1700 of them came by way of baptism. Ministry teams developed under the leadership of Dr. Moss include a comprehensive Youth Ministry, Samson Ministry for men, Chosen Vessels Ministry for women Davidic Praise Dancers and Discovery of Spiritual Gifts Ministry. His leadership also facilitated the transition to implement a model Deacons’ Family Ministry.
Dr. Moss’ educational accomplishments include earning an Associate of Arts degree from Mitchell Community College in Statesville, NC in 1976. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 1978. He continued his education and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. He attended Shaw Divinity School in Raleigh and continued further to earn a Doctor of Ministry in 1992 from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Moss is a champion for personal and spiritual empowerment, as well as economic and social justice. He currently serves as Senior Pastor of Saint Paul Baptist Church, President of General Baptist State Convention of North Carolina, 1st Vice President of Lott Carey Foreign Missions Convention, and chairman of the Strategy Team for HELP (Helping Empower Local People), a local extension of Industrial Area Foundation (IAF), a national grassroots organization established for the purpose of organizing for social justice.
Mature in his youth and youthful in his maturity, Dr. Gregory Keith Moss, Sr. is a renaissance man in so many ways. He brings to every aspect of his ministry those qualities that embrace life and empower people. As friend of those who hurt, a pastoral caregiver to pastors, a guide and mentor for those who are seeking, and a tireless worker for justice and peace, he has won the admiration and respect of thousands, along with his son, Gregory K. Moss, Jr.