CLINCH VALLEY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
The Association organized in 1856 and was composed of churches in Lee, Scott, and Russell Counties of Southwestern Virginia. Other Baptist Associations formed from Clinch Valley Baptist Association were the Powell River Association (1894) and the Wise Association (1927).
Reverend Paul Blessing served as associational missionary from 1972 to 1987.
Reverend Herbert Tuck served the Clinch Valley Baptist Association jointly with Wise Baptist Association as Superintendent of Missions.
Reverend Leon Castle also served Clinch Valley Baptist Association while pastor at Fort Robinson Baptist Church in Kingsport, Tennessee.
Reverend Clyde Simms was Director of Missions for the six-year period ending December 1993.
Reverend William Kendrick served as Director of Missions from July 1994 to December 1995.
Both Reverend Simms and Reverend Kendrick were part-time Directors of Missions. Reverend Jerry Hall was Director of Missions from 1996 until December 31, 2006.
Dr. Ralph T. Holtzclaw has served as Interim Director of Missions and Director of Missions until his retirement April 30, 2016.
James Hensley became Director of Missions at the Spring Association meeting 2016.
Hilton Missionary Baptist Church
Jeremiah Riner - Associate Pastor, First Baptist Weber City
October 15, 2017
First Baptist Nickelsville
Pat McArthur - Pastor, Hilton Missionary Baptist
Director of Missions - James Hensley
Missions Team Leader -
Rev. Wayne McCarty -
with links to websites
|Cowan's Branch Baptist||Daniel Boone Baptist|
|Darthula Baptist||First Baptist of Dungannon|
|Free Hill Baptist||First Baptist of Gate City|
|Heritage Baptist||Hilton Baptist|
|Marble Point Baptist||Moore's Memorial Baptist|
|New Bethel Baptist||First Baptist of Nickelsville|
|Rivermont Baptist||Thomas Village Baptist|
|First Baptist of Weber City||
Clinch Valley Baptist Association
P.O. Box 566
Gate City, VA 24251