Michael Gunter

Michael Gunter

Associate Pastor of Senior Adults & Discipleship

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Michael joined the Gayton staff team in 2007 and currently serves as the Associate Pastor for Senior Adults and Facility Manager. He is a graduate of Charleston Southern University (SC) and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (NC). Michael entered Christian ministry with electric guitar in hand, playing in two Charleston-based Christian rock bands from 1985-1994.

After earning his seminary degree in 1997, he served in churches in Wyoming and Tennessee before moving to Virginia in 2006. He currently divides his time at Gayton between Senior Adult ministry, pastoral care, Bible teaching and playing guitar in Gayton’s praise band. Michael is also very involved in the craft of writing. He has published five books and is currently working on “the next big idea.”

Michael and his wife, Tammi, have two children: Erik and Shea.