MEET OUR PASTORS
Senior Pastor: Dr. Terry A. Price
Dr. Terry Price has been involved in full-time ministry for 45 years. He was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He was born again at the age of eight while attending Camp Sankanac in Spring City, PA. and he was baptized into Calvary Baptist Church of Lansdale, Pa. His ministry began as the first youth pastor in his home church (1968-1971).
He graduated with 2 bachelor degrees (Bible and Christian education and Secondary Education – History) from Pillsbury Baptist Bible College in Owatonna, MN. He received a Master of Arts in Christian Education from Central Baptist Seminary in Minneapolis and his Ed. D in Christian Education from Temple Baptist Seminary in Chattanooga, TN.
From 1971 to 1984, he ministered at Pillsbury Baptist Bible College as a dean, Bible and History teacher, and a football coach. From 1984 to 2013, he ministered at Maranatha Baptist Bible College in Watertown, WI. as a dean, football coach, athletic director and Bible and Church Ministry department head and teacher. He led three football team mission trips to France, Ireland and Israel. He was an assistant pastor for three years during that time and also served four interim pastorates in area churches.
Terry and his wife of 48 years Colene have three grown sons that minister as teachers and football coaches in Florida, Georgia and Wisconsin. They are blessed with three godly daughters-in-law and nine grandchildren. They came to Maranatha Village in 2013 and planned to retire.
Administrative Pastor: Rev. Dwight Turbett
Rev. Dwight Turbett has been involved in full-time and part-time ministry for over 40 years. His ministry began during his Bible College and Seminary training years in the areas of youth, music, and preaching. He was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, South America into a missionary family serving in Ecuador. Upon returning to the USA, his family settled in St. Cloud, MN. He was saved as a boy of 8 years at First Baptist Church of St. Cloud, MN. He was baptized by immersion shortly after and was brought into the membership of the church there.
After graduating from White Bear Lake High School he attended Pillsbury Baptist Bible College (1965-1969). Then he attended Central Baptist Theological Seminary of Minneapolis (1969-1974). From 1974 until the present, his ministry experience has included the Pastoral Ministry, Assistant Pastor, School Administrator, and doing Interim Pastoral Work.
Dwight and his wife of 50 years, Cheryl, have 3 grown children and 10 delightful grandchildren. Their two daughters are involved in church ministry. One is a pastor’s wife. One is a Christian School teacher. Their son is in Law Enforcement. All three of the families live in Michigan.
Dwight and Cheryl came to Maranatha village and Maranatha Baptist Church in June of 2018. Dwight serves as Administrative Pastor.