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My name is Richard (Rick) Grammer. I am a Full- time Minister of Music at Concord Baptist Church in Cumming, Georgia. I am the coordinator of all church music and worship leader. I also am the Trumpet Instructor at North Georgia College and University in Dahlonega, Georgia.I currently play Eb cornet in the 37th GA Regimental Band in Athens, GA. My wife's name is Brenda (Puckett) Grammer, an English Teacher at Forsyth Central high School and I have two lovely children, Lynne 21 yrs.(Student at North Georgia College and University) & Libby 16 yrs.(Student at Forsyth Central High School).
I am a member of the 52nd GA SCV Camp # 1418 Cleveland, Georgia. This is an organization that honors our Confederate anscestors.



DAWSONVILLE, GA 30534-7071

PHONE 706-216-6382

Richard A. (Rick) Grammer
Objective- Minister of Music or Minister of Music/Senior Adults
Ordination- Ordained at East Lake Baptist Church, Chattanooga. Tennessee, February, 1994. Now merged with East Ridge Baptist, East Ridge, TN.
Education- Bachelor of Science in Music Education, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, May 1980 Master of Religious Education/Music, New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, May, 1983
Family- Wife: Former Brenda Ruth Puckett of Fort Oglethorpe, GA Married (5-31-75) Teacher in Public School System Daughter: Lynne Marie Grammer (10-1-80) College Student North GA College and University. Daughter: Libby Mae Grammer (11-29-85) High School Student
Ministerial Experience- Minister of Music, Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Covington, LA July-1982-June-1983 Minister of Music/Education, Britt David Baptist Church, Columbus, GA July 1983--July 1985Minister of Music/Youth/Education, Boynton Baptist Church, Ringgold, GA July 1985--November 1987
Minister of Music/Youth, First Baptist Church, McCaysville, GA November 1987--August 1995
Minister of Music/Senior Adults, Parkland Baptist Church, Clovis, NM August1995-June1997 Minister of Music, Concord Baptist Church, Cumming, GA October 1997--Present
Secular Experience- 1-Extensive experience as a professional trumpet player2-Trumpet Instructor North GA College and University 2000-Present.3-Managerial work 4-Sales
Denominational Activities-1-Moderator of Morganton Baptist Association 1993--19952-Morganton Association Music Director 1992--19943-Organized association choirs 1989, 19924-Helped organize area senior adult workshops 1990, 1991, 19925-Organized and led association youth choir on mission trip 19916-Assisted in organization and carried out relief mission to Florida City, FL, after Hurricane Andrew.7-Participated in evangelistic crusade in Zambia, Africa, planned by Hamilton County Baptist Association in conjunction with the Foreign Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1977.8-Former member of the Sons of Jubal Brass Choir 1983--1989
Civic Activities-1-Organized local chapter of Dulcimer Club 2- Former member of Board of Directors of the Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association 3-Former member of Kiwanis International, Copperhill Tennessee Chapter 4-Member Clovis (NM) Community Band 5-Member Longstreet Society
Ministerial Activities- 1-Former senior adult choir has 65 members and has performed by invitation at the Baptist Sunday School Board, Nashville; Smoky Mountain Christmas, Dollywood, Pigeon Forge, TN (1991, 1992); and an adult Chautauqua at Ridgecrest 1994.2-Organized senior adult trips to Glorietta, NM; New England and Nova Scotia; choir tours, senior adult conventions, etc.3-Oganized sextet, Keepsake, 1992-1995.4-Youth mission trips to New Orleans, LA, 1993, 1994.5-Organized and led association youth choirs on mission trip, 1991.6-Led area combined choirs 1989-1991, 1993.7-Organized orchestra, 1992.8-Full graded choir program 1983-Present.9-Youth Bible studies and activities 1985-1995.10-Youth choir musicals twice annually 1983-1996.11-Youth retreats annually 1985-1992.12-Youth choir tour 1984.13-Organized new senior adult choirs 1984, 1986, 1988, 1995, and 1997.14-Performed at the Southern Baptist Convention, New Orleans, 1982.15-Organized handbell choir 1988-1995.16-Current senior adult choir organized January, 1998.17-Organized first youth choir at Parkland Baptist, September, 1995.18-Reinstituted handbell choir at Parkland Baptist, October, 1995.19-Youth Mission/Choir Tour to San Diego, CA, March 1996.20-Organized "Living Cross" 1994-1995.21-Musicals at least twice yearly for Adult choirs 1982-Present.
Bro.HenryHankins Deacon:East Lake Baptist Church now joined with East Ridge Baptistlocated in East RidgeTennessee 2029 CarolStreet Rossville,GA 30741
706-866-6070 Dr. ClayTurner Director of Missions Morganton/Mountaintown Associations P.O. Box 1167 Blue Ridge, GA 30513 Office Phone: 706-632-5741 Home Phone: 706-632-8573 email:
Rev. Grover Jones Retired Associational Missionary Morganton Association Box120 Epworth, GA 30541
706-492-3309 CMS Martin (Ed) Miller Former Deacon/Chairman Personnel Comm.
Parkland Baptist, Clovis, NM 88101 c/o ACC/Q I Langley AFB, VA 23665 Phone:(757) 868-0497
Dr. Elmer Piper RetiredPastor
8 Clear lake Drive Simpsonville, SC 29681 (803) 963-1791
Dr. Thomas E. Miller Richmond, VA 23235
Dr. Maurice Crowder Retired Pastor First Baptist Church, McCaysville, GA P. O. Box 1135 Millen, GA 30442 (912) 982-1628
Dr. C. Dennis Muse (DDS) Deacon/Youth worker, FBC, McCaysville,GA Rt. 1, Box 302 Copperhill, TN 37317 O. (423)
496-5503 H. (423) 496-7694
Bro. Bo Brown, Deacon Parkland Baptist, Clovis, NM 88101 413 Diamondhead Drive Clovis, NM 88101-3023 (505) 762-4173
Alan Huesing Youth Mission Education Strategist North American Mission Board 7060 Greenfield Lane Cumming, GA 30040 Home Phone: 678-947-5686 Office: 770-410-6000

Rick Grammer:Bugler
SCV Camp #1418
52nd GA
Cleveland, GA


Favorite Quotes

Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country. -John F. Kennedy

May any grandson who fails to honor these men who sacrificed everything and lost, meet a different hereafter, for he would not be worthy of their reception. -Elijah Coleman

Favorite Stuff

Civil War History Reenactments, Memorials, and Living Histories.

Favorite TV Show:Walker, Texas Ranger, JAG, Nash Bridges
Favorite Movie:Gettysburg, North South
Favorite Music:Jazz,Country,Classical
Favorite Books:Tony Hillerman mysteries
Favorite Sports Team:Atlanta Braves
Favorite Food:Hamburgers & Mexican
People I Most Admire:My Wife & Kids

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