Our Pastor and Assistant Pastor

REVEREND DR. ROBERT GROVE, PASTOR

Reverend Dr. Robert and Sister Pauline Grove

Email: robertgrove57@yahoo.com

Phone: 843-572-1025

FAMILY:

Wife: Pauline (Conyers) Grove

Three Children: Vincent, Donald, and Dennis

Seven Grandchildren: Daphane, Donald Jr., Destinee, Dennis Jr., Deshawn, McKenzie, and Madison

Two Great-Grandchildren: Au'Riana and Ra'Jon

MILITARY SERVICE:

25 Years United States Air Force (CMSGT Retired)

RETIRED:

North Charleston Housing Authority - 18 Years

EDUCATION:

AAS, Financial Management- Community College of Air Force

BS, in Education - Southern Illinois University

M.Div, in Theology - Cummings Theological Seminary

Honorary Doctor of Divinity - International Seminary

RELIGIOUS:

Pastor, Joshua Baptist Church, since April 1988

Vice-Moderator, Executive Board, Cooper-River Baptist Association

Chairman, Educational Committee, Cooper River Baptist Association


REVEREND MELVIN SCOTT, ASSISTANT PASTOR

Reverend Melvin Scott

Phone: 843-425-7210

Melvin Scott was born July 4, 1933 in Kingstree, SC; his parents were Mr. Willie and Mrs. Lily Scott. He grew up in a home with twelve children. His first job held was plowing the fields in Williamsburg county (Andrews, SC where he was raised) making 40 cents a day.

On December 11, 1955 he was baptized at Macedonia Baptist Church in Vero Beach, FL. He joined Charity Baptist Church in Andrews, SC in 1958 and served as a deacon. He was employed by Moore Drums for more 41 yrs. He married Martha Johnson on February 4, 1961. In 1962 he joined Joshua Baptist Church and served as a deacon until he was called into the ministry in 1977; almost twenty years later he became an ordained minister. He is active member of the Prison Ministry, Winding Chain Team number 1, bible study, prayer service, the brotherhood ministry, Sunday school and also serves as the assistant pastor. His hobbies are gardening, reading, and watching westerns and good old mysteries. He loves country home cooking. He has six children and five grandchildren.