april 14 - CONFERENCE PREACHER
Rev. dr. michael l. silver
pastor - mt. calvary baptist church
Born: Enfield, NC, July 12,1945
Call to Gospel Ministry: Licensed-March 2001; Ordained-April 2003
Spouse: Jewel M. Silver
Children: 1 Daughter, Regina L. Silver, 2 granddaughters, Tiffany & Tawana, 5 great-grandchildren, Jakyhia, Davion, DeShon and twins Khalil and Brooklyn.
Employment: worked for Northrop Grumman Newport News as a Logistic Supervisor and retired after 43 years of service.
Graduated from George Washington Carver High, N.N. VA 1963
August 1990: Industrial Management Certificate, Thomas Nelson Community College
August 2001: Diploma in Biblical Studies & Certificate in Biblical Counseling, The Book of John, Sunday School Teaching and Hermeneutics: Liberty Home Bible Institute.
June 2005: Bachelor of Theology in Biblical Studies.
June 2011: Master of Divinity- Canaan Theological Seminary & College.
June 2012: Doctor of Ministry- Canaan Theological Seminary & College.
1981-1999-Deacon of Morning Star Baptist Church: Served on Usher Board, Male Chorus, Inspirational Choir, Adult Sunday School Teacher, Church Program Committee, Assistant Superintendent of Sunday School, taught 2 years MSBC’s Christian Education Conference and was Church Treasurer for 18 years.
Ministerial Experience Cont.:
2000-2004-Associate Minister of Morning Star Baptist Church: open Prayer and Praise Service on Thursdays, Assisted Pastor in teaching the Adult class on Thursdays, assisted Pastor in Preparation for Revivals, Director of the New Members Class.
2004-Present-Pastor of Mount Calvary Baptist Church-N.N. VA
New Ministries formed under my Administration: Mass Choir, Praise Dancers, Praise Steppers, Youth Ministry, Senior Citizen Ministry, Budget Committee, and Deacon Member Ministry. Purchased 2 houses and a church, 2 houses torn down for installation of parking lot, church was previously used for Free Clothes/Food Ministry.
2004-Present- Previous member of Peninsula Pastor’s Council, previous member of Ministers’ Coalition of Hampton & Vicinity, member of Aberdeen Garden Historic Civic Association, Inc. Assist Newport News City Council in Devotions and Partner with Christian Union in Community Day to support surrounding neighborhoods, on the Clergy Advisory Board and a previous member of the Board of Directors for H.E.L.P., Inc. Assist in helping street Church Ministries, appointed Vice Moderator of the Peninsula Baptist Association in October 2017, and graduated from the Hampton Police Academy, December 11, 2017.