Our Pastor

Pastor Michael Curry

Pastor Michael Curry is a native of Warrenton, Georgia where he was reared in a Christian family. He is the son of the late Robert W. Curry, Jr. and the late Agnes Curry. He is married to Sharon Stuckey Curry (a native of Dublin/Laurens County) and they are the proud parents of one lovely daughter Sharonica. He is currently the Senior Pastor of the Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church where he has served for 7 years.

Pastor Curry’s academic background includes the following:  He is a graduate of Warren County High School, Warrenton, Georgia; A graduate of Fort Valley State College with a B.S. degree in Plant Science and a minor in Agriculture Education. He is currently a student at Andersonville Theological Seminary in Camilla, Georgia, where he is pursuing a Master’s in Biblical Counseling 

He is a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Warrenton, GA where he served in many capacities.  He is the former Pastor of the New Bethel Baptist Church of Irwinton, GA and the Greater New Evergreen Baptist Church in East Dublin, GA.  He is currently employed with the USDA, Rural Development in Sandersville, GA as a Community Development Specialist with 26 years of service.  He is a member of the Chaplin staff at the Washington Regional Medical Center in Sandersville, GA.

God has truly blessed Pastor Curry’s Ministry over the years as he is sought out to preach the gospel throughout this area. He takes Matthew 28:18-20 and Acts 1:8 both seriously and literally. So in the name of Jesus he goes here and there preaching as God’s witness to the ends of the earth.

He reaches out to all ages and has a genuine spirit of love. He is a role model of conscience, commitment and dedication to the cause of moral leadership and a true solider of Christ. Pastor Curry’s motto for life comes from Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.” 


The First Family of Hickory Grove

The Lord has sent a loving, caring family that is blessed with many talents to the Hickory Grove congregation.






Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church

4933 Hickory Grove Church Road

Sparta, GA 31087