​​​Calvin Wallace Woods, Jr., was born in Birmingham, Alabama. He is the fifth child of 13 born to Rev. Dr. Calvin Wallace Woods, Sr. and the late Lucille Grayson Woods. He was called at the age of 19 to preach God's Word. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Miles College in Fairfield, Alabama, a Master of Divinity Degree, and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans.

Calvin Woods, Jr. married  Constance Craig Woods on June 6, 1981. They have one daughter, Crystal DeAun Woods.

"The Church That Cares"

To God Be The Glory

Dr. Woods has been Pastor of the Greater Liberty Baptist Church since December 1981. As a servant-leader, he humbles himself by serving the brethren rather than sitting on a pedestal being served by others. He focuses his attention towards building up the Body of Christ through evangelism, missions, worship, leadership development, Christian Education, family ministries, and church administration.

As a community leader, he is involved in the following areas of ministry:

● President,  First District Missionary Baptist Association
● Vice President, Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention Southeast Region                                         ● Director, Louisiana Baptist Youth Encampment
● Instructor, LMBSC Congress of Christian Education and the First District M.B. A
● President, Greater Liberty Ministries, Inc. (501 C-3) 
● Founder, It's Our Turn Louisiana™(Disaster Relief Program)
● Writer, Singer, and Producer of three CD's and several books 
●Advisor, Dr. Matthews McGary Scholarship Program, First District Missionary Baptist Association
● President, Amazing Grace Enterprise, Inc., Laplace, La. 
● Creator, Bookie Book's Campaign: A Motivational Literacy Program
● Creator, The Civil Rights and Literacy Flags, Songs, and Books

You may contact Dr. Calvin W. Woods, Jr. at cwwoods@bellsouth.net