June 12th, 2022

Pastor Ralph VanNess was born in Lexington, Virginia and grew up in Lexington and Natural Bridge. He
was saved at the age of 16 on June 24, 1984. Later that summer to Lord called him into the ministry. He
has served the Lord in local churches for 34 years starting with working in the youth program at his
home church, Collierstown Baptist Church, Lexington, Virginia.
Pastor Ralph Graduated from Atlantic Baptist Bible College, Chester, Virginia in 1996 with a Bachelor of
Christian Missions. While he was in college he went on staff as a Mission Intern/Youth Pastor for 4 years
at Broadway Baptist Church in Hopewell, Virginia.
He took the his first senior pastorate at Faith Baptist Church, Natural Bridge Station, Virginia in January,
1996. He served at Faith Baptist until September, 2001.
Pastor Ralph has been the pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Hayes, Virginia since September, 2001.
He has been married to his wife Tavy for 29 years and they have two grown sons, Micah and Nathanael.

Share:

More Posts

October 2, 2022

Jared became the Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church in November of 2019. He has his Masters of Divinity in Expository Preaching and has previously

Worship In Unity September 2022

Join us for Worship in Unity What an amazing time worshiping together at Newington Baptist as one body, the Body of Christ. His Bride, His

September 25, 2022

Pastor John Pouchot Celebrating 35 years of marriage to high school sweetheart Tracy in July 3 Children:28-year-old John Montgomery – a police officer in Steamboat

September 18, 2022

Laquan Green, is a Bible teacher, writer, and church planter. Born and raised in Gloucester, he has a deep passion for the people of Gloucester