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2730 Anderson Road
Greenville, SC 29611

(864) 269-5783

Meet Our Staff


Dusty Raines - Senior Pastor

Phone: 864.269.5783, ext. 12


Dusty joined Welcome Baptist Church as pastor in June of 2012. He graduated from the University of Mobile with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication. After college, he attended New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and received a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Ministries. Dusty has served churches in Alabama and Georgia before coming to South Carolina.

Dusty and Amanda have been married since March of 1998 and have two children, Joshua and Abigail. His passion is teaching and preaching the Word of God and leading others into authentic worship of God.

MELINDA Gassaway - ministry assistant

Phone: 864.269.5783


Malinda has been serving at Welcome since the summer of 2016. 

Stan Williamson - Facilities Manager

Phone: 864.269.5783

Stan has served Welcome since June of 1999.  He truly has the servant's heart of Christ and goes above and beyond his duties. Stan is married to Melinda and they have a daughter, Callie.