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Our Moderator

Our Moderator

Pastor Sam Livingston

Rev. Sam Livingston
Rev. Sam Livingston
Pastor Livingston is a native of Georgetown, SC born to Benjamin and Daisy Livingston at the end of the baby boomer era. He is the last of eight children who attended school in Georgetown County and graduated from Howard High School.

He later graduated from North Carolina A&T State University with a BS in Industrial Technology where he was a member of the MEAC Track Cross Country Championship team. Pastor Livingston holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Webster University and Master of Divinity from Luther Rice Seminary. He is currently a Doctoral student at Luther Rice Seminary

Pastor Livingston has served as board member for the following: Jerusalem Baptist E&M Executive Board, Christian Education Release Time for Students, Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation, Teach My People and the South Carolina Electric Heat Pump Association. He has served as chairman for the following: Georgetown County Solid Waste Commission, Atlantic Beach CDC, Five Rivers CDC, Horry County CDC, Coastal Better Business Bureau, Maryville Elementary School PTO, Georgetown Bridge 2 Bridge Run, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.

In his Twenty-four years of pastoral duties, he served Mt Olive Baptist in Georgetown, Antioch Baptist in Kingstree and presently Antioch Baptist Church in the Jordan Community of Manning.

Pastor Livingston is a published author, Competent Toastmaster, and a former Radio and TV ministry host. He served on the ordination committee, Pastors Chairperson, Vice Moderator and currently the Sumter Baptist M & E Association Moderator.

Pastor Livingston has been involved civically in the following: Surfside Rotary, Alpha Omega Young Male Group, Total Package Ministries, article writer for the, weekly articles for five newspapers, and recreation league coach for basketball, baseball, and track.

He was employed at Santee Cooper where he worked in Distribution Design Engineering, Energy Management, Marketing and Retail Services. He was blessed to have been the first African American in 3 of the 4 positions held at Santee Cooper. He retired April 30, 2017.

He is married to the beautiful Meraldine Hicks Livingston and to God’s credit they have a son Sam Jr., a daughter Candace and four grandchildren Brealon Samuel, Mila, Senahi and Naida.

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