Bro Jerry Shacklett

Jerry has served either as a pastor or military chaplain since 1993. He pastored Hill Grove Baptist Church at Guston, KY and Irvington Baptist Church at Irvington, KY prior to coming to Rineyville. Jerry is bi-vocational as he currently serves as a Chaplain in the KY Army National Guard. He served in the military in the U.S. Air Force 1977-81, KY Air National Guard 81-84, and KY Army National Guard 1994 to present. (His retirement date is 1 March 2019). Jerry is endorsed by the North American Mission Board as a military chaplain. He served as a full time chaplain in the KY Army National Guard from 2007 to 2014 when he accepted the pastor position at Rineyville Baptist Church.

Jerry is married to Ruth Ann (Pogue) of Greenville Kentucky (Muhlenburg County). Ruth Ann is a music educator at David T. Wilson Elementary School in Brandenburg, KY. They have three children: Faith, Ben, and Rachel.

Jerry is a graduate of Meade County High School, Boyce Bible School, Campbellsville University, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in which he has a Master of Divinity degree in Missions, Evangelism, and Church Growth.

The family enjoys their two corgis, three outdoor cats, and “Rachel’s Rabbits.”