About Pastor Gary
Gary Morton joined the staff of Second Baptist Church on June 1, 1988. He is a native Georgian, having grown up in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Gary has been a worship leader since the age of 16. His passion is leading people into the presence of Almighty God to worship Him through music.
Gary loves family time and also considers a great day to be riding his John Deere Gator and/or sitting in a deer stand. He and his wife Jan have two grown sons and five amazing grandchildren. Jan is actively involved in the ministries here at Second by leading the Women’s Ministries, singing in choir and on praise team, and teaching Bible study. Oldest son Jeremy and his wife Carrie live in Cartersville, Georgia where Jeremy serves as Senior Pastor of Cartersville First Baptist Church. Jonathan and his wife Erin are members here at Second Baptist where Jonathan serves as a deacon, is on the Worship Ministry Production Team, and assists in leading the Youth Praise Band.
He will tell you that the Music Ministry of Second Baptist Church exists for the sole purpose of lifting high the name of Jesus. Our method is music, our message is Jesus, and our motivation is eternity. If you are interested in using your talents to serve the Lord through music, contact Gary by phone or email. Rehearsals are open to visitors and you are cordially invited to come sing with us.