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The Reverend Eric W. Baker has been the Pastor of New St. John Baptist Church since 2009.  He is married to First Lady Kimberly W. Baker
who has diligently worked by his side for the cause of Christ. They have been blessed to have four children: Malik, Miles, Marcus, and Hanna. 
 
 
Rev. Baker was born and raised in Sparta, Georgia and graduated from Hancock Central High School. He is  the fourth child in a family of six
children. Rev. Baker confessed his belief in Christ at the early age of twelve and was baptized. He comes from a family line of ancestors
who were strong in the Lord. He is the son of a Deacon and Deaconess Joe and Annie Baker who reside in Sparta, Ga.

Rev. Baker is a graduate of DeVry Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia where he earned an Electronic Engineering Degree.
He is also a graduate of ITC – Interdenominational Theological Center of Morehouse in Atlanta, Georgia. Rev. Baker has worked
for the following companies for the past 20 years: IBM, Solectron & Flextronics in a variety of management roles.

Rev. Baker previously served as a Trustee, Christian Education Director & Associate Minister all under the leadership of the late 
Dr. Robert H. Leak at New St. John Missionary Baptist Church.

webassets/pastor_family_photo.JPGIn March 2009, Rev. Baker was installed as Pastor of the New St. John Baptist Church.
Pastor Baker believes that the Holy Bible is the true Word of God and that Salvation is
by none other than Jesus Christ. Therefore, he prides himself in teaching and preaching
God’s uncompromising Word. He strongly believes in tearing down traditional attitudes
within the church and getting on with the business of giving God our very best ministry
possible.

New St. John Baptist Church | 2000 St John Church Road Charlotte, NC 28215 | (704) 536-6490