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Reverend Dr. Sid Batts

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Preaching while Rod is away will be done by the Reverend Dr. Sid Batts. Sid will be preaching Sunday, January 30th - February 27, 2022


Sid recently retired as the pastor/head of staff for First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro. He attended High Point University and has advanced degrees from Princeton Theological Seminary and McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. He is the author of The Protestant Wedding Sourcebook.


Batts grew up in eastern North Carolina and lived in Charlotte as a teenager. Prior to arriving in Greensboro in 2001, Batts led congregations in Atlanta, Georgia; Mobile, Alabama; and Lowell, North Carolina. He currently resides outside of Southport, NC. 


He and his wife, Cathy, have two grown daughters and one grandson.

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