Jeremy and his wife, Carrie, are lifelong Georgia residents who were church planters in the central part of the state for many years. Since the fall of 2018, Jeremy has been serving as the lead pastor at First Baptist Church Woodstock. Previously, he was the senior pastor of Cartersville First Baptist Church for five years. Jeremy also served as senior pastor at Cross Point Baptist Church in Perry, Georgia, since its inception in 2002.
He has been preaching since the age of 16. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Christianity from Brewton Parker College in 2004, a Master of Divinity in Biblical Studies from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2007, and a Doctorate of Ministry in Expository Preaching from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in May 2022.
Jeremy’s hobbies include sports, reading, enjoying nature, and spending time with family. Pastor Jeremy’s life purpose statement: “I aim to glorify God by being a faithful husband, supportive father, loyal friend, and loving leader.” Jeremy and Carrie are the proud parents of Zeke, Madie, and Abe. The Mortons believe God’s call upon their family is to immerse themselves in the local church. They have a clear passion for people and their community. Their earnest prayer is for God’s glory to be displayed in their personal and public life as a family.