Meet Our Team

Garth Gittens

Adjunct Faculty

Department: Bible & Theology

Office Location: Lancaster

Dr. Garth Gabriel Gittens was elected Pastor on October 3, 2002. On Sunday, March 30, 2003 Dr. Gittens was officially installed as the Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. Pastor Gittens is an anointed and dynamic Bible Teacher and Preacher who holds tenaciously to the biblical standard for marriage, particularly, the standard for pastors found in First Timothy 3:1-7. Pastor married his Childhood sweetheart First Lady Evangelist Dr. Gillian Gittens. They have two sons, a daughter in-law, and 5 beautiful granddaughters. Our Daughter church, CBC South Jersey is currently led by Pastor Andre and First Lady Adrienne Gittens. While, Pastor Gabe Gittens is the current Youth and Assistant Pastor of Calvary Philly. He also believes in the biblical standard of inclusiveness of all members of Calvary Baptist Church. Under the leadership of Pastor Gittens and consistent with the Calvary pattern of growth, the membership continues to flourish.


EdD, Northern Illinois University, Normal, IL

Courses Taught:

Romans; Pastoral Epistles; Work & Wealth: Christianity and Culture

Publications/Creative Works:

Religion and Liberation in the Antebellum South.


Philippians 2:5-11