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May 17, 2012

By Christine Kapurch

Gregg, Billy

Ebenezer Baptist Church, Stanton
Chilton Baptist Association

Favorite Verse: Psalm 23:1 
Favorite Hymn: “Love Lifted Me”
Hobbies: unting, playing with the grandchildren
Family Status: arried to Earline for 61 years; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren

Billy Gregg has served as the deacon for Ebenezer Baptist Church for more than 50 years. He served as chairman of the maintenance committee and is an active member of the church’s men’s ministry (previously called brotherhood).

Q: What led you to become a Christian?

A: [I] was brought up in a Christian home and taught early in age that was important in life. 

Q: What led you to serve in the ministry?

A: It was a call … and I felt like I could serve and be glad to serve. 

Q: What does the ministry demand?

A: We meet on a regular basis and we all have a certain membership of the church. We minister to those in a time of need or rejoicing.  

Q: How do family members support you?

A: My mother was very supportive. She was a member (of Ebenezer Baptist) for many years. Having traveled that family member route, it was something that I wanted to do. 

Q: How do you see yourself involved in ministry work in the future?

A: Probably sooner or later, we have a group of younger deacons and I will probably
step down and let them lead. I will always be a member of this church.  

Q: What difference will this ministry make for you in the future?

A: I feel like each member of the church is interested in each other. I have done a lot for the church and as I get older I hope they do as I have done. 

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