Dr. Floyd E. Lacey, Sr., Senior Assistant to the Pastor / Director of Ministerial Training
work: (615) 452-8189
Email: floyd.lacey@firstbaptistgallatin.org

Dr. Floyd E. Lacey, Sr.

(Chaplain (Colonel), United States Army, Retired)

Career Objective:  To continue serving as Minister of the Gospel (Church and Institutional)


Current Employment:  Retired


Retired Pastor, First Baptist Church of East Nashville, Nashville, TN (August 1995 - Retirement date: April 1, 2006)


MemberFirst Baptist Church, Gallatin, Tn (290 E. Winchester Street)


Professional Qualifications include:

Doctor of Theology (Th. D.)

Doctor of Ministry (D. Min)

Bachelor of Divnity (Now called Master of Divinity) (B. D.)

Master of Science (Counseling) (M.S.)

Bachelor of Arts, English and Religion (B. A.)

Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)(4 quarters)

Command and General Staff College (Military)



Professional Service Summary (Dates of Service Omitted)



U. S. Air Force (Enlisted) (Administration)

United States Army Chaplain.  Highest military awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit), Bronze Star Medal(3)(Viet Nam), the Meritorious Service Medal(2), and the Army Commendation Medal(3), and others. 



National Baptist Convention Ministry (Leadership)

Director, Division of Christian Education, Sunday School Publishing Board, Nat’l Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.

Director, Chaplains Professional Development Institute, NBCUSA, Inc.

Writer, National Baptist Informer (National Magazine)

Member, National Education Committee, NBCUSA, Inc.


Academic Ministry

Instructor, National Baptist Congress of Christian Education

Instructor, Congress of Christian Education (Tennessee Baptist M&E Convention

Instructor, Congress of Christian Education (East Fork District Association, TBM&E Convention)

Dean of Chapel/Director of Student Development, and Professor of Christian Service, American Baptist College, Nashville, (Includes appointment as Interim Vice-President for Development)

Adjunct ProfessorTroy State University (Fort Benning Campus)(World History Instructor)

Adjunct Professor, Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin, TN(Assistant Professor, Humanities)

Adjunct Instructor, Highland Community College, Highland Kansas


Denominational Ministry (State and National), (Administration)

Executive Secretary for the Tennessee Baptist M & E Convention)

Chairman, Personnel Committee, TBM&E Convention (TBMEC).

Certified Dean of Christian Education (NBCUSA, Inc.)

National Educational Committee, National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc

Camp Director – Tennessee Baptist M&E Convention Youth Encampment Program


Community Service

Board Chairman, United Way of Sumner County

President, Hendersonville Community Pastors Association

President, Class #1, Hendersonville Community Police Association

Chairman, Sumner County Literacy Council

Member, Hendersonville Samaritan Association

Member, Hendersonville Senior Citizen Committee

Member, Hendersonville, Meals on Wheels Committee