Pastor Henry C. Long

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Pastor Henry C. Long

Rev. Henry C. Long was born on December 7, 1954. He was the eighth of thirteen children and the fifth of seven sons to Rev. Daniel Long, Sr. and Mrs. Ethel Valentine Long. Raised on a tobacco farm in Caswell County NC, he was taught the importance and value of good work ethics.

Rev. Long married his high school sweetheart, Warneda Gunn, on June 7, 1975. They have three daughters: Natarsha, Laveta, and Belinda, as well as four grandchildren.

He received his education in the public schools of Caswell County at Stoney Creek Elementary, Dillard Jr. High and Bartlett Yancey High School, where he graduated on June 3, 1973. He later received an associate degree in industrial management from Alamance Community College, where he graduated at the top of his class with a 3.95 grade point average. While attending Alamance Community College he received the following awards: National Deans List 1993-1994, Who's Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges 1994-1995, Academic All USA nominee, Business Merit Award, National Achievement Academy, and member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

The Pastor became a member of High Rock Baptist Church at an early age and served as a Trustee, member of the Pastor's Aid Committee, member of the Board of Deacons, and as a teacher for Sunday School and Bible Study. He was called into the ministry and preached his initial sermon on December 23, 2001. Afterwards, he served High Rock as Associate/Youth Minister assisting the Pastor as needed as well as preaching the Word whenever the Lord gave him an opportunity to do so, at home and in other churches.

On December 18, 2004, Rev. Henry C. Long was elected Pastor of The High Rock Baptist Church. He was ordained on February 26, 2005, by the Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Association.

Pastor Long served as Treasurer and executive board member of the Cedar Grove Ministers and Deacons Union, as well as Treassurer and member of the board of directors of the High Rock Community Outreach Center. He is a member of Dan RIver Masonic Lodge #490, where he served as Junior and Senior Deacon, Junior and Senior Warden, and Worshipful  Master. He is also a member of the Pride of Locust Hill Order of the Eastern Star, where he is a past Worthy Patron.

One of Rev. Long's favorite passages of scripture is Romans 12:1-21.



High Rock 2018

High Rock Baptist Church wishes everyone a happy and prosperous new year. May the love and blessings of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, cover and guide you throughout 2018.

You are most welcome to join us in worship at any time. God bless you.

Morning Worship Service - 11:00 am Sunday

Bible Study/Prayer Meeting - 6:30 pm Wednesdays