B.G.C. - By the Grace of the Cross, the Church, and the Community

Baptist General Convention of Virginia

General Board (41 Members)

Commissions (9 Chairpersons)

  • Christian Education
  • Social Concerns
  • Evangelism
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Missions
  • Technology
  • Worship and Arts
  • Writing Task Force

Our Leadership

State Officers


  • The Rev. Dr. Steven G. Blunt                     President                                                                Pastor, First Baptist Church Mahan Street

           Suffolk, VA


  • The Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Howard                   Vice President                                                         Pastor, First Baptist Church East End                  Newport News, VA


  • The Rev. Dr. Sylvester T. Smith

       Secretary

       Pastor, Good Shepherd Baptist Church

       Richmond, VA


  • The Rev. Dr. C. Diane Mosby

       Assistant Secretary

       Pastor, Anointed New Life Baptist Church

       Henrico, VA  

         

  • The Rev. Willis A. Funn

          Treasurer

       Powhatan, VA


  • ​The Rev. Dr. Robert L. Pettis, Sr.

           Parliamentarian

       Pastor, Zion Baptist Church

       Richmond, VA


  • The Rev. Dr. Robert G. Murray

           Chairperson, BGC Foundation Board

       Pastor, First Baptist Church Bute Street

       Norfolk, VA


Ministry Presidents


  • The Rev. Patricia Ford

           Clergy Ministry 

       Vienna, VA


  • Mr. Larry Pinchback

           Men’s Ministry

       Danville, VA


  • Mrs. Florene Taylor

           Women’s Ministry

       Charlottesville, VA


  • Vacant

           Youth Ministry


  • Vacant

       Chairperson, Church Office Personnel    

       Fellowship





Administration


  • The Rev. David L. Chapman                    

        Interim Executive

        Minister                            


  • Mrs. Sheryl Blowe McDowney

           Director of Christian Education and   

       Programming


  • The Rev. Dr. J. Elisha Burke

           Director of Health Wellness, Men's and

       Social Justice Ministries


  • Minister Kaiya Jennings

       Director of Youth and Young Adult

       Ministries


  • The Rev. Janet L. Wynn

       Office Manager/Accountant


  • Mrs. Keshia H. Butler

       Program Secretary/Receptionist


  • Mr. Bruce J. Martin

       Maintenance Technician