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GREG CRANE

Worship Pastor

Greg grew up in Huntsville, Alabama. He is a graduate of Samford University in Birmingham, where he received his Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Music degrees. While in college and serving at a local church in the Birmingham area he met Melanie and married in 1979. They have two sons, Nick (Kacy) and Lee, and two grandchildren, Lilly and Liam. Greg has served churches in Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, and most recently First Baptist Church of St. Petersburg, Florida. He and Melanie have extensive leadership experience in Celebrate Recovery and founded the CR program at their previous church. Greg started his ministry here at FBC in July 2014. Greg’s life verse is Philippians 3:13-14, “…forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.”Greg enjoys golf, watching sports, gardening, hunting and fishing, range and skeet shooting, and traveling.