Mount Pilgrim Missionary
Baptist Church
143 Seminole Circle; Fairfield, AL 35064; 205-780-5068
OUR PASTOR


Pastor Craig has served as the esteemed pastor of Mt. Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church since
1981. He is a graduate of Wenonah High School, the Birmingham-Easonian Bible College and
the Birmingham Theological Seminary. Pastor Craig holds an honorary doctorate degree from
Grant Faith College.

He holds membership in several community and religious organizations. He serves on the
Executive Board of the Alabama Baptist State Convention and Lecturer for the Mt. Pilgrim #2
District Association of Christian Education.

Pastor Craig has received many honors and awards. Some of them includes: The Mayor's
Visionary Award, Fairfield AL; Outstanding Service and Exceptional Dedication Award from
Congressman Earl Hilliard, Alabama 7th District; and Community Service Awards from Fairfield,
Bessemer, Muscoda and Brighton.

Pastor Craig is responsible for the spiritual growth of more than 1600 members. Services are
held each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and each Wednesday evening at 7:00. Online sermons can be
heard at "MountPilgrim.podomatic.com". Mt. Pilgrim is a "people-building ministry, building people
for the kingdom of God". Pastor Craig says, "Mt. Pilgrim is a traditional Baptist church with a
contemporary flavor and freshness, and there is a place for you!"

Pastor Craig is the author of three books "Revival Begins with You and Me", "Why I Should Not
Be Broke", and "Revival of the Local Church." He enjoys golfing and riding his "Harley" and lives
in the Oxmoor area of the city. He and his lovely wife, Lauraetta, have three daughters, Kisha,
Indrea, and Alexis and two granddaughters, Aundreia and Ariel
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