Our Pastor

Reverend  Russell Burt

Rev. Russell Burt is our Pastor. He began serving as our Pastor in August of 2017. His first sermon at our church set the tone for his ministry and vision for Silver City Baptist and our devotion to serving together in the love of Jesus Christ. You can enjoy that sermon here:

The Potter’s Wheel

Rev. Burt is a Dawson County native, Rev. Burt is presently the farm manager at Burt’s Pumpkin Farm and has been in the Agriculture Tourism business for 28 years.  He has been a bi-vocational pastor for the last twenty years and has formerly served as a pastor at Oak Grove Baptist Church of Lumpkin County, Macedonia Baptist Church of Gilmer County, and Ebenezer Baptist Church of Gilmer County.

Rev. Burt is highly respected among our local North Georgia community and churches.

Russell has been married to Keena for 27 years; they have two children Kaila Fortner and Hunter Burt.  Kaila is married to Mr. Isaac Fortner of Dahlonega and Hunter is married to Mrs. Sydney Burt of Dawsonville.