Minister Russell Gregg
Temple Zion Baptist Church
Minister Russell B. Gregg heard the calling into the ministry at a very young age, however, he did not follow through until 2007 while attending Columbia International University. He worked in the restaurant business for 28 years until he joined “Transitions Homeless Recovery Center” where he worked four and half years and became the Day Center Manager and Lead Day Counselor to assist the Homeless in many capacities including those with mental illness and those who struggle with addictions. In January 2016, Minister Gregg started working at Palmetto Health full time where he became the Outreach Coordinator and now the Substance Abuse Coordinator with the Assertive Community Treatment Team, a SAMHSA funded grant funded program providing trans-disciplinary intensive services working with homeless, chronically mentally ill persons to help them in obtaining housing and independently to live productive lives. Minister Gregg joined Temple Zion Baptist Church in 2007 where he now serves as an associate minister the Gospel under the leadership Pastor, Andre T. Melvin. He has demonstrated his of commitment to God in his church and has used his talents, gifts, and leadership ability to glorify the Lord through faithful service as a member of the Love Fellowship Choir, overseer of the Pastors Aide and the Singles Ministry. He is also the president of the Men’s Ministry. Minister Gregg is an alumnus of Columbia International University where he has obtained a B.A. Degree in Bible and Psychology with a minor in Pastoral Ministries. He also graduated from Columbia International University Grad School and obtained his M. A. in Clinical Counseling. He honors his deceased wife, the late Minister Evelyn Gregg, who he was married to for twentyfive wonderful years. He is also the father of four loving daughters and grandfather of four beautiful grandchildren. He is going to continue to preach the word of God and follow Christ wherever He leads Him. Minister Gregg’s favorite verse is Philippians 4:13, “I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me.”
"Faith in Him and faithfully working for the Kingdom"