Rev. Gary Underwood
Gary has a passion to teach, motivate & encourage others through God’s Word. His Life Verse is Proverbs 3:5-6…”Trust in the Lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding. In all Thy ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct thy paths.”
Ordained as a Minister in 1991, Gary has served in various capacities at West Monroe Baptist Church and First Baptist Church Indian Trial - East Campus. He has also served as Pulpit Supply for many churches across North and South Carolina. Prior to joining Lakeview as Associate Pastor in September 2019, Gary also served as Pulpit Supply and Interim Pastor at Lakeview.
Gary is married to Debbie Humbles Underwood. They have been married for 47 years. Debbie is retired from the Union County School System. She is a Musician & a Soloist. She has coordinated & led Praise & Worship Teams & Ensembles. She enjoys teaching her weekly Piano Students at home. Debbie is a partner in various church-life ministries along side of Gary. They have a Daughter, Misty, who lives In Lancaster, SC. Misty & her Husband, Michael, have 2 Sons. Gavin, a recent graduate from Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC & Justin, who is a student at York Tech in Rock Hill, SC.