The Officers and Members of Royal Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate the Reverend Dr. Isaac J. Holt, Jr for his service as Senior Pastor for 25 years. The 25th Pastoral Anniversary Celebration will take place May 1–6 and promises to be a great week. The celebration services leading up to the anniversary will be a time of spiritual renewal, reflections, refreshing and just praising God!
Under Dr. Holt’s leadership, the church began with a congregation of 200 members and year by year has grown today to a membership today of over 3,000 members. The church began with one building seating 200 with limited parking and today under God’s guidance the church has 6 state of the arts recently constructed buildings that form a church campus that spreads across 3 blocks. New facilities include multipurpose Life Center complex, fitness center, walking track, full size regulation gymnasium, conference center, restaurant with a chandeliered banquet dining facility that seats 600 hundred, and a sanctuary that seats 1200. The church began with a congregation of 200 members and year by year has grown today to a membership today of over 3,000 members.
Dr. Holt is a native of Alabama, a veteran of the United States Navy and a cum laude honors graduate of Morris College in Sumter, SC where he received his bachelor’s degree in Organizational Management with additional studies at Alabama A&M University, Huntsville Alabama and US Naval schools of leadership and electronics. Dr. Holt was bestowed an honorary Doctorate Degree from Morris College in 2017. He serves on the Trustee Board for Morris College, is Moderator for the Charleston County Baptist Association, Vice-President at Large for the Baptist E&M Convention of South Carolina and serves as an instructor for both the Charleston Baptist Association and the South Carolina Congress of Christian Education.