Pastor David Brighton has been at Mount Calvary since January of 1999. Pastor Brighton previously served congregations in Omaha, NE and Parkersburg, WV. He was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA, the oldest of four children born to Dr. Carl and Ruth Brighton. Pastor did his undergraduate work at Valparaiso University in Indiana, graduating with a history degree and received his Master of Divinity degree from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis in 1982. He did some graduate studies at Fuller Theological Seminary from 1987-1994. He currently serves the Florida-Georgia District as its First Vice-President and serves on the Lutheran Services of Georgia Board of Directors as well.
Pastor Brighton met his future wife, Marcia, on his vicarage at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Raleigh, NC. They were married in 1982 and have five adult children: Michelle, Emily, Jonathan, Benjamin, and Elizabeth. Marcia, a registered nurse, served as a nurse in the Houston County School system for 12 years, and is currently active with Georgia Right to Life.
Pastor Brighton is a big St. Louis Cardinals baseball fan, he enjoys sports of all types, especially playing on the church softball team, and loves music as well. He plays the piano and guitar.
Phone: (478) 922-1418