Meet our Pastor

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Pastor Arthur L. Greene Sr

Email: pastorgreene@swiftfordbaptist.org,            Phone: 540-948-3717

Pastor Arthur L. Greene Sr is the son of Deacon James and Deaconess Dorothy Greene, Rev Greene has 5 brothers and 5 sisters.  Rev. Greene and his lovely wife Cheryl reside in Aroda VA.  The Lord has blessed Rev and Mrs. Greene with four wonderful children Tangi Smith, Tonya Weaver, Toni and Arthur Jr.; five beautiful granddaughters Sierra and Kalyn Smith, Aniya and Ananda Brown and Tristen Weaver.

Rev Greene received his education in the Madison County public schools and St. Paul College in Lawrenceville, VA.  Under the leadership of the late Rev. James Burrell, he became a member of the Swift Ford Baptist Church and several years later, appointed to the Deacon Ministry.

By the direction of the Holy Spirit, Rev. Greene was called into the Ministry to Preach the gospel.  After receiving his calling, he preached his initial sermon and obtained his license in 1990.  Rev. Greene desired to further his education in the Lord and enrolled in the Advanced Level of Theology from the International Seminar Training Course for Ministry under the direction of Dr. Wendel L. Grant and received his diploma.  Rev Greene enrolled in Religious Studies of Theology and received his Masters’.

Due to the failing health of Pastor Burrell, Rev. Greene accepted the position as Assistant Pastor of Swift Ford Baptist Church.  Pastor Greene continued to carry the church in the direction that the Lord gave Pastor Burrell.  He continued to keep the church active in all organization including the 2nd National Kectocton Baptist Association.  When the Lord called Pastor Burrell home to glory Rev Greene accepted the position as Pastor of Swift Ford Baptist Church in March 2001.  In 2008 Pastor Greene was nominated and accepted the position as Moderator of the 2nd National Kectocton Baptist Association.

Pastor Greene has dedicated his life to preaching and teaching God’s Word.  His favorite passage of scripture is Psalms 34:1 “I will Bless the Lord at all times His praises shall continually be in my mouth”.  The Lord has blessed Pastor Greene with a unique ability to relate to both the young and the old.  His love and dedication first to the Lord, and Swift Ford Baptist Church is exemplified every Sunday morning as he brings forth the mighty Word of God!