Pastor Stanley E. Hayes, Sr., Moderator

Pastor Stanley E. Hayes, Sr. is a native of Sumter, SC. He is the Pastor of the Enon Missionary Baptist Church in Sumter, SC, where he has served for the past 18 years. Pastor Hayes also serves as the Moderator of the Sumter Baptist M & E Association, where he has previously served as the Vice Moderator and the Chairman of the Pastor's Ministry. Prior to arriving at Enon, Pastor Hayes served as the Pastor of the Elizabeth Baptist Church in Bishopville, SC for 6 years. At his home church of Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church in Sumter, SC, Pastor Hayes served as a minister, deacon, trustee and superintendent of the Sunday school. He is a graduate of Sumter High School, Central Carolina Technical College and the Minnesota Theological Institute (B.A., Divinity), having also completed studies at Morris College, the Full Gospel School of Ministry.

Pastor Hayes is married to Elect Lady Julie Ann Hayes; God has blessed their union with 6 beautiful children (Stanley, Jr. (Cheryl), Santanna, Shaddai, Savannah and Sterling), 1 daughter-in-law (Cheryl) and 4 grandchildren (Markel, Shalynn, Stanley III, and Sydney).

Under the direction of the Holy Spirit, Pastor Hayes continues to press toward the mark of the high call in Jesus Christ, abounding in the work of the Lord as he serves God and His people.