Reverend Barry Young
Rev. Barry L Young is a native of Wake County NC and was born to the late Weldon L Young and Eteria Jones. He is the third of four children Weldon, Cheryl, and Deborah. He is married to his lovely wife Ann Lucas of Wake Forest, and they are the proud parents of three sons, one daughter in law, and one granddaughter.
He is a graduate of St. Augustine College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts-Religious Studies. In addition he earned and received the following awards and recognition: Presidential Scholar Award, Elected to Honor Society, and Who’s Who among College Students Award. Rev. Young is currently a student at Shaw University Divinity School Raleigh, NC working on his Masters of Divinity Degree.
He was chosen to the ministry in Oct 1998 at a Promise Keepers Convention in South Carolina. He preached his initial sermon and was licensed in December of 1998. He was ordained in May of 2000 at Friendship Chapel Baptist Church. He has served as Associate Minister and Youth Pastor of Friendship Chapel Baptist Church under Rev Dr. Enoch Holloway Sr. He is currently serving as Pastor of Oberlin Baptist Church.
Rev. Young has served in several ministries through the years including Chairmen/Trustee Board, Evangelism Team, Sunday School Teacher, Church Clerk, and Deacon Board, Usher Board, Male Chorus, Young Adult Choir, and Unified choir. He has work with the community being an Advisor to the youth in regards to their spiritual walk with Christ. He has worked with Triangle Ministries, Harvest of Hope Ministries, Boyz 2 Men, AWANA, and Relay for Life, and 4H to help serve the community. He gives God the glory for all that God has allowed him to do.