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Tommy Kelly

Pastor Tommy was born May 29, 1963, son of  Thomas and Ola Jean Kelly.He is married to Phyllis Darlene Adams of Union, South Carolina and they have a daughter Rebekah.

He was licensed to preach at his home church, Carlisle Baptist, in Carlisle, South Carolina on November 2, 1986. 

He was ordained there on November 13, 1988.

Educational Background

  • Spartanburg Methodist College, Spartanburg, South Carolina A.A. Degree in Liberal Arts, Graduated May 10, 1983
  • Lander College, Greenwood, South Carolina Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Teacher Certification, Graduated December 20, 1985
  • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, Wake Forest, North Carolina Master of Divinity, Graduated December 10, 1988
  • New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina Clinical Pastoral Education, Two Basic Units, Graduated April 30, 1993
  • Erskine Theological Seminary, Due West, SC. Received Doctorate of Ministry,  May 15, 2005.

Ministry Experience

  • Pastor First Baptist Church, Union, SC - Summer Youth Worker May 1985- Sep 1985 
  • Blaney Baptist Church, Elgin, SC - Summer Youth Minister/Part time Youth Worker Jun 1986 - Dec 1986
  • Mon-Aetna Baptist Church, Union, SC - Minister of Youth  Jan 1987 - Jun 1988
  • Temple Baptist Church, Wilmington, NC - Minister of Education & Youth Jul 1988 - Jan 1991
  • Atkinson Baptist Church, Atkinson, NC - Pastor  Feb 1991 - Apr 1994
  • First Baptist Church, Varnville, SC - May 1994 - Present