Our Pastor

Rev. Moses Leon Drafts, Senior Pastor

 

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Reverend Moses Leon Drafts is a native of Batesburg-Leesville.  He is proud graduate of Clemson University with a B.S. Degree in Financial Management. Drafts has over 18 years experience in financial management in both the private and public sector.

Rev. Drafts just started his third term on the Lexington County School District Three School Board of Trustees, where he has served as Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

Rev. Drafts is a man of strong faith that loves God and loves God’s people.  Rev. Drafts was licensed to preach the gospel at Olive Branch Baptist Church in 2012 under the leadership of Rev. Dr. James E. Dukes and later ordained by the Friendship Baptist Educational Association.  Rev. Drafts adhered to the divine appointment by God to pastor the Calvary Grove Baptist Church in Bradley, SC in November 2013.

Under Pastor Drafts leadership the church has grown both spiritually and physically.  Several ministries were organized including:  Hospitality Ministry, Marriage Ministry, Praise Dance Ministry, Bus Ministry, Prayer Warrior Ministry, and Media Ministry.  God has blessed us to be able to do the following:

  • Start Intercessory Prayer every Sunday morning
  • Establish Weekly Grove War Room Prayer Line
  • Establish New Discipleship Classes
  • Started Prayer Warrior Ministry
  • Started Monthly Children’s Church Every 3rd Sunday
  • Implemented Early Service every 5th Sunday and Breakfast Fellowship
  • Develop church logo, website, social media pages, and member messaging service
  • Develop Church APP via Churchlink
  • Add seat cushions/coverings to church pews
  • Establish Online-Giving
  • Installed new Church Marquee
  • Purchased Church Bus
  • Established Incorporation status with the State of South Carolina
  • Install advanced sound system with monitors and video recording
  • Re-Establish Church By-Laws and Finance Operating Procedures
  • Purchase storage building/chairs and tables for fellowship hall
  • Train & License Ministers of the Gospel, Deacons, & Deaconess
  • Started an annual community fun day
  • Established partnership with local radio station
  • Pastor Drafts currently serves as Vice-President of the Macedonia Baptist Congress of Christian Education

Rev. Drafts has proven administrative and leadership skills and is an experienced facilitator leading seminars on church leadership, teacher training, budgeting and church strategic planning. Drafts’ is an innovative teacher and preacher of the gospel.

Drafts’ is a self-motivated and committed leader with strong family values. His leadership does not just extend into the church and community, but it starts in his home where he is gratefully married to his high school sweetheart, Sherrie, and they share in the joy of raising three beautiful daughters; Amaia, Jaya, and Taylor.

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Rev. Drafts & First Lady Drafts

Rev. Drafts is a humbled servant of God that has been called….chosen…and changed. He is a true visionary and operates under the motto that,

“God’s work done God’s way will be Victorious!”