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Dr. William Frank Crawford Jr.


Frank is a graduate of University of Tennessee where he received his Bachelor of Science in Wildlife and Fisheries Science in 1979.

After finishing college Frank served as a Southern Baptist Missionary in Brazil for two years (1979 - 1981). He then went on to receive his Master of Divinity at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1984.

Frank was called to his first pastorate in 1985, Millfield Baptist Church, Ivor, VA.  He was pastor here at Millfield for six years before going on to share his love for Christ with other churches.

Frank has been able to share his love for Christ, missionary work, and community outreach projects with the 5 different churches in Virginia and Tennessee that he has been able to pastor in 33 years.

Since his previous time at Millfield Baptist Church he has received his Doctor of Ministry from the Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, focusing on Pastoral Care and Grief Ministry.Frank also has received additional training in Crisis Intervention through National Organization for Victims' Assistance (NOVA) and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), Church Conflict Mediation, and also training in Police Chaplaincy through International Conference of Police Chaplains.


Frank has been a Volunteer Hospital Chaplain in several hospitals, Police Chaplain, served on many boards and has been to Brazil, Costa Rica and Mexico on mission trips.

We are very excited and blessed to have Dr. William Frank Crawford, Jr., along with his lovely wife Janet, back to Millfield Baptist Church as our Pastor beginning March 29, 2020.

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