Van R. Johnson, Pastor - Teacher
Called and licensed at the age of 13, Pastor Johnson has been carrying the Word of God for quite some time now. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Pastor Johnson attended Chicago Baptist Institute focusing on classes such as Old Testament Theology, Evangelism, Old Testament History and more. He pastored the Oakton Community Church in Evanston, Illinois for 2 years. In 1994, the Lord led Pastor Johnson and his family to move to Thomasville, North Carolina. In September of that same year, he was called to lead a wonderful family of people at Union Baptist Church of Thomasville and God has been doing great things. To God Be The Glory!

Pastor Johnson has done extensive work with youth in the Triad. He founded and directed HomeBoyz, Inc., an organization developed to mentor at-risk youth ages 9-16. He has done volunteer work at homeless shelters in Chicago and High Point, North Carolina for several years. Pastor Johnson performed missionary work in Honduras, Central America during the summers of 1996 and 1998. During these mission trips he helped to build churches and evangelized. Pastor Johnson served for two consecutive years as president of Ministers United For Christ, a local minister’s alliance; he served on the Uptown Thomasville committee, and was an Ambassador for the Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce. He is a past member of the Davidson County Diversity Council and the High Point/Thomasville Chapter of the American Red Cross. Pastor Johnson holds a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing as well as a Bachelors degree in Religious Studies. 

In 1986, Pastor Johnson married wife Terri L. Wallace. Together they have three children: Jazmine, Brandon, and Joshua. Pastor Johnson has several other children that is not his by blood, but definitely his by love. In April of 2013, Pastor and First Lady were blessed with their first grandchild. Mr. Collin Johnson has stolen their hearts and is the source of great family joy!

The Ministry of Union Baptist Church of Thomasville is an awesome ministry designed to Give God the Glory and bring people into a passionate and real relationship with the Savior.

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UNION BAPTIST CHURCH OF THOMASVILLE - 828 Mary James Avenue - Thomasville, NC 27360 - 336.476.4948 - www.ubcthomasville.com
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