Dr. Claybon Lea, Jr. is the distinguished senior pastor of Mt. Clavary Baptist Church in Fairfield and Suisun City, Calif. Mt. Calvary is a multi-ethnic church that is one church in two locations. It’s a church where the Spirit leads, the Word feeds and the ministry meets life’s needs.
According to Mt. Calvary’s website, Dr. Lea is only the second pastor in the history of the church, having succeeded his late father and church organizer, Rev. Claybon Lea, Sr. Their website goes on to say that Dr. Lea is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga. with a Bachelor of Arts degree in religion. He went on to receive a Master of Divinity degree from Union Theological Seminary in New York City and earned a Doctor of Ministry degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.
Not only is Dr. Lea an anointed and devoted preacher and teacher, he’s a composer, instrumentalist and singer which manifests in his first CD, It’s About Time. Appropriately, Dr. Lea was nominated in the New Artist of the Year Category for the 28th annual Stellar Awards.
Dr. Lea is the author of Lessons From A Dying Savior and contributing author to Sound the Trumpet Again.
Mt. Calvary’s mission is to lead individuals into a DYNAMIC relationship with Jesus Christ and equip them for service to God and humanity. Because of Dr. Lea’s prolific and impassioned preaching and teaching, skillful and competent leadership, and clear vision, Mt. Calvary and its ministries continue to enjoy tremendous growth.
Dr. Lea is married to Janel Francis Winstead Lea and have four fabulous children.
Dr. Lea can be seen and heard on the internet every Sunday at 9:30 and 11:45 a.m.
Mt. Calvary is located at 1735 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield, Calif. 94533 and 601 Whispering Bay Lane, Suisun City, Calif. 94585 and can be reached by calling (707) 425-1849.