Our Pastor

The Rev Debra Lee



Rev. Debra Lee was ordained in 2010 by the First Baptist Church in Fall River and holds ministerial standing in The American Baptist Churches of Massachusetts.

She comes to Swansea after serving as the Pastor of the North Baptist Church of New Bedford.   Her undergraduate work in Humanities and Social Science, with a minor in Gerontology from Southeastern Massachusetts University (Now UMASS Dartmouth)  and She holds a Masters Degree from Bridgewater State College, (now Bridgewater State University) in Public Administration, and she holds a Masters of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological Seminary.

Debra has grown up in the American Baptist Tradition, having spent the nearly fifty years of her life prior to Seminary at the First Baptist Church of Fall River.

Debra is a firm believer in the gifts from God that we all possess, and is committed to helping people to find those special traits within themselves for furthering the Kingdom in their own backyard. She believes that we are all on this journey together, and that God is the head of the journey, and devoting ourselves to following God’s lead is the most important thing that we can be engaged in on this road.

Debra believes that we are all called to be the hands and feet of Christ in the world and that each and every one of us can make a significant impact in the lives of others, by sharing the difference that Jesus has made in our lives.  Debra can be reached by calling the church office or via email at adulteach@hotmail.com.