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“If They Only Knew”

Rev. James H. Wilkes, Jr. - Senior Pastor March 5, 2017

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Our Pastor

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REV. JAMES H. WILKES, JR.
SENIOR PASTOR - ELON FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

Born in Gastonia, North Carolina to Mr. James H. Wilkes, Sr. and the late Deborah Wright Wilkes, Rev. James H. Wilkes, Jr., served at The Genesis Church, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, and Union Baptist Church of Winston-Salem, NC before making history as Elon First Baptist Church's youngest installed Pastor. In addition to over ten years of preaching experience, Pastor Wilkes was formally educated in the Gaston County School System and is a graduate of UNC-Greensboro. He currently attends Wake Forest University where he will receive his Masters of Divinity. Rev. Wilkes is also engaged to marry Melia Burris, native of Gastonia, North Carolina. Most importantly, Pastor Wilkes loves the Lord.