This year's evangelist is Rev. Dr. Vernon Graves, Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, Laurel, Mississippi.
was called to pastor Calvary Baptist Church
in 1984 and remained there until 1997.
He relocated to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1997 where he served as pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church from 1997-2002.
returned to Calvary Baptist Church
in 2002 and has resided as pastor since that time.
In addition to Pastor, he also is currently employed by the Jones County Youth Court Judge where he holds the position of Youth Counselor for at risk children throughout Jones County.
Pastor Graves is a charismatic spiritual leader, destined to make a difference by proclaiming the gospel and winning souls for Christ!
Fairview's evangelist, Dr. Graves
, will be preaching for Late-night service on Thursday night, which will be hosted by the Greater New Zion Baptist Church.