Barry Murry serves a regional mission catalyst with the Baptist state convention.

Prior to joining the state convention in January 2022, Barry served the Lord for 21 years as a pastor, church planter and church planting catalyst in Maine and North Carolina.

Barry graduated from Guilford College in Greensboro with a bachelor’s degree in business management and later earned a master of divinity in North American church planting from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Barry and his wife, Missy, have four children and are returning to eastern North Carolina where Barry grew up.