Pastor Jesse Stroud, Th.D.

Jesse Stroud, Th.D., Senior Pastor
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Pastor Jesse L. Stroud, Th.D. has been the Senior Pastor for over eighteen (18) years. He was born in Iredell County, NC and attended North Iredell High School. Pastor Stroud was a student in the Physical Education program at Catawba College, Salisbury, NC and a player on the Catawba football team. During his time at Catawba, Pastor Stroud responded to the call to ministry. He has earned his B.A. of Theology, Master of Theology, and Doctor of Pastoral Theology from Andersonville Theological Seminary; Camilla, Georgia. Pastor Stroud has been a pastor for over twenty-five (25) years and has pastored three (3) church including Fern Hill. He was a Youth Leader in his home church of Pleasant View Baptist as well as Gays Chapel and Cochran Street Baptist for over five (5) years and was able to grow those ministries both numerically and spiritually. In addition to being senior pastor of Fern Hill Pastor Stroud is a sitting Board of Directors member for Hope Christian Academy Mooresville.

Pastor Stroud's desire for the congregation of Fern Hill is to understand the importance of standing firmly on the Word of God. He is an outspoken historian who desires to see the true Christian history of America taught and understood. Pastor Stroud's main focus is the spiritual growth and maturity in each person. 

He serves faithfully with a true servant's attitude. Pastor Stroud is always the first one to arrive and the last one to leave. Through his leadership, Fern Hill has become a soul wining station for the Statesville NC / Troutman NC / Mooresville NC areas. We are thankful for his stand on the Word of God, his commitment to Biblical principles, and his ability to lead by example. 
Pastor Stroud has been married for over twenty-five (25) years to Mrs. Annette Stroud and together they have raised two (2) wonderful children who are currently serving the Lord. And if given the occasion Pastor Stroud will gladly clear his schedule for an afternoon round of golf!