Pastor Frank Ellington

Administration & Education


Pastor Frank came to GRBC in March 2015. Beginning in 2002, he pastored small rural churches in central and eastern North Carolina. He is a graduate of The College at Southeastern and also Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 

As our Pastor of Education & Administration, he works closely with our Connect Group Leaders to ensure members are cared for, community life flourishes, and people are plugged into ministry. He has a burden to see our local community, as well as every nation on earth, come to know and love the salvation of God in Christ.

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Frank and his wife, Giovanna, were married in 2004 and are humbled to be the  parents of three children: Sara ('07), Ingrid ('08), and Isaac ('11). Giovanna is from Peru and she enjoys healthy exercise and diet, hiking, traveling, cooking Peruvian cuisine, and caring for her family. Pastor Frank enjoys history, nature, working in his yard, coaching basketball, doing simple things with his family, and traveling to new places.