Vola W. Brown has served as pastor in Lincoln County for
over 40 years. In 1979, he came to Lincoln County from Pulaski County to become
pastor of the Pleasant View Baptist Church where he served for 20 years; then was
pastor of Freedom Baptist Church close to two years. After that, Vola was the
founding pastor of Grace Fellowship Church in Stanford where he served for 16
Having been in the ministry for many years and doing many
funerals, he has helped a lot of families through their grieving process. This
experience will enable him to help our families who are hurting.
Brown is a graduate of The University of the Cumberlands,
then served on the school’s Church Relation Board for a few years and has served
many areas of ministry through the years. He enjoys watching his cattle graze
on the farm.
Family is especially important to him! His wife, Jeanne
Brown, is a retired teacher from Somerset City School System. Other family
members include Kim Brown Jones, Stephen D. Brown, and Jeremy Compton. He is
Papa to seven grandchildren who are incredibly special in his life.
Vola retired from
Grace Fellowship and was installed as Pastor Emeritus. He enjoys helping other
churches and is currently serving as interim pastor of Stanford Baptist Church.