Pastor Dennis St. Lawrence has been the pastor of Grace Baptist Church for 20 plus years. A graduate of Maranatha Baptist Bible College in Watertown, Wisconsin, he has been in the ministry for over thirty years. He pastored the Clio Baptist Church in Clio, Iowa for four years and left there to plant a church in Livingston, Montana which he pastored for six years.
Pastor St. Lawrence has been married to his wife, Marilyn for over 30 years and they have been blessed with seven children, whom they educated at home.
The chief focus of the ministry under Pastor St. Lawrence has been a commitment to the Word of God through practical Bible teaching and preaching.
Assistant Pastor Andrew St. Lawrence is the son of Pastor Dennis St. Lawrence. Andrew has been developing a heart to follow the Lord while serving in a mission church in Uruguay with brother Sergio Duarte over many months in 2008. He accepted the current position in the Fall of 2008 after his return from Uruguay.
Andrew has grown up in Chariton and has attended Grace Baptist Church in his formative years, and he has served in numerous teaching positions during the recent years in the church.
Andrew is excited to minister under the leadership of his father, and he is looking forward to being in the place where the Lord can use him most.