Our Pastor and First Lady
Pastor Michael Curry
Curry is a native of Warrenton,
he was reared in a Christian family home. 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
Church where he has
served for approximately 10 years.
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 a 2014 graduate of Andersonville Theological Seminary with a Master’s in Biblical Counseling. His future plans include pursuing a Ph.D. 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 Greater New Evergreen Baptist Church of
East Dublin, GA and the New Bethel Baptist Church of Irwinton, GA.
He is currently employed with the USDA, Rural Development in Sandersville, GA
as a Community Development Specialist with 29
years of service. He is a member of the Chaplin staff at the Washington Regional
in Sandersville, GA. He is a member of the Washington County NAACP.
Pastor Curry reaches out to all ages and has a genuine spirit of love. He is a role model for other young men to emulate. His motto for life comes from Philippians 4:13 “I can do
all things through Christ which strengthens me.”
Our First Lady
Sharon Stuckey Curry is a native of Dublin/Laurens County Georgia. She is the daughter
of the Late Danny and Lillie Mae Stuckey. She is married to Rev. Michael Curry
and they are the proud parents of one lovely daughter, Sharonica.
She is a
1983 graduate of West Laurens High School. She received an Associate’s Degree
from Middle Georgia College,
Bachelor’s Degree from Georgia Southern University and a Master’s Degree from
Andersonville Theological Seminary. Her
future plans include pursuing a PhD in Biblical Counseling and she plans to
become an Elementary School Teacher.
currently resides in Sandersville,
Georgia. She is
employed with Regency Hospital Company as Nutrition Director. She is affiliated
with several professional organizations. She is a member of the ANFP
(Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals); she is a Certified
Dietary Manager, A Certified Food Protection Professional and a Certified
Servsafe Instructor.She is a
member of the Mt. Tilla Baptist Church
in Nicklesville, Georgia. She received her religious
training under the leadership of Rev. Johnny Hood. She served in several
capacities, including: Youth Ministry, Sunday School Secretary, Youth Choir,
Women Ministry and the Usher’s Ministry.
She is currently under watch care at the Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church where
her husband is Senior Pastor. She serves in many capacities, including: First
Lady, Youth Director, Youth Sunday School Teacher, Youth Bible Study Teacher,
President of the Women of Promise, Chairperson of the Orange Team and Spirit
Curry enjoys working with her husband and leading God’s people. She loves
teaching and spending time with the Youth. Her ultimate Goal is to be a light
and an example that young women can emulate. Her motto for life is: “If I can help somebody as I pass along, If I
can spread God’s message with a word or song, If I can show somebody he’s
traveling wrong then my living shall not be in vain.”
The First Family
of Hickory Grove
The Lord has sent a loving, caring family that is
blessed with many talents to perform the Lord's work at the Hickory Grove Missionary Baptist Church.
Missionary Baptist Church
Grove Church Road
Sparta, GA 31087