Coming to Greater CalvaryEdit
Bishop and Lady Gavin came to greater Calvary Baptist Church where he accepted the call to pastor and was installed on August 28, 1988. within three (3) years of his arrival at Greater Calvary, the membership grew to such a number that the church body had to start looking for a larger place of worship.
Affillation With Full GospelEdit
bishop gavin became affillated with the full gospel Baptist church fellowship under the direction of international presiding bishop, bishop paul s Morton, Sr., in 1993.
Becoming State Overseer of the State of PennslyvaniaEdit
he was then given the task of overseeing the state of Pennslyvania in the fellowship. Greater Calvary has hosted Pennslyvania's 1st three state conferences.
Consecration as State BishopEdit
in the year 1996 Overseer Gavin was consecrated as the first ever bishop of Pennslyvania for the Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship.
Consecration as Regional BishopEdit
in January of 1998 Bishop Gavin was elevated and now serves as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Bishop presiding over the states of Pennslyvania, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia.