Meet Our Staff

Gary Green

Traditional Worship Pastor
Gary Green has been married to his wife Jo Kathy for over 40 years and together have two children, Alan Green and Shannon Birt. They currently live in Marietta, SC
Gary enjoys golfing, music, and food preparation. Gary graduated Slater-Marietta high school in 1970 and also attended many music classes and workshops. He has been serving at Renfrew Baptist Church for over 25 years and has been Renfrew’s Worship Pastor for many of those years. Gary’s favorite verses are Phillipians 4: 11, 13, 19.

J. Michael Baker

Educational Pastor

Michael is married to Melissa and has two children, John and Lauren. Michael came to Renfrew as the youth pastor in January of 2009. Michael is currently serving as the associate pastor of Education here at Renfrew Michael has an advanced Biblical degree from LBHI, is a certified Biblical counselor through IABC, and is finishing his degree at North Greenville University.


I became a follower of Christ on February 14, 2005. It was through the call of the Holy Spirit in my home that valentines night that I surrendered my life to Christ. I am no longer a religious man, but I am a surrendered and the humbled man whom God has called to make His name famous. It has been a pleasure to serve Him here at Renfrew all these years!

2 Timothy 1v7 “God has not given us a spirit of fear but of Power and of Love and of Sound Mind.”

Jimmy Harrison

Childrens Pastor
Jimmy and his wife Jessica live in Marietta SC. with their daughter Adalyn. God called him before he graduated high school with a love for ministering to children. He graduated from Travelers Rest High School in 2006, is a Certified Biblical Counselor, and has been in ministry for over 6 years now. He also assists along with Rev. Michael Baker in teaching in the Contemporary Worship services.

His life verse is 1 Peter 2:9 – But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.

Joshua Griffin

Contemporary Worship/Youth Pastor
Joshua Griffin is married to Kimberly, and together they have a son, Hunter and a daughter, Riley Ann.
Josh and Kim live in Greenville, Josh attended Travelers Rest High School, graduating in 2004. He has attended North Greenville University and is continuing his education in Christian Studies. Josh has been in ministry for 9 years.

Joy Redlinger 

Director of Renfrew Academy
Joy Redlinger,  better known now as Mrs. Red,  came to trust Christ as her  Savior at 7 years old. She is a graduate of Travelers Rest High School.   She received her degree in Early Childhood Education from Greenville Tech in 1995. She has been married to Randy Redlinger for 23 years and together they have  three children- Nicholas, Jonathan, and Timothy. 
After accepting the position of  director at the academy in 2010, she  led it in the direction of becoming a preschool rather than merely a daycare.