Pastor Frank Ellington

Administration & Education


Pastor Frank came to GRBC in March 2015. Beginning in 2002, he pastored 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.

Favorite Books

Not A Fan (K. Idleman)

Don’t Waste Your Life & Let The Nations Be Glad (J. Piper)

Radical (D. Platt)

Cross-Cultural Connections (D. Elmer)

Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches (J. Hammett)

Questioning Evangelism (R. Newman)

I am a Church Member (T. Rainer)

The Pastor’s Primer (O.S. Hawkins)


Frank and his wife, Giovanna, were married in 2004 and are the proud parents of three children: Sara ('07), Ingrid ('08), and Isaac ('11). He enjoys doing simple things with his family and traveling to new places.