Dr. Jerry Vittatoe

Pastor Emeritus

Pastor Vittatoe is a down-to-earth man of God, who is filled with the Holy Spirit and is committed to ushering in the Kingdom of God. Early on in his life he accepted his call to ministry, and developed a heart for those who are hopeless, helpless, and in need of a Savior.

Pastor Vittatoe has a degree in business from Knoxville Business College, and graduated from Andersonville Baptist Seminary with a Bachelors degree in ministry and a doctorate of Doctor of Ministry, Pastoral Leadership . Brother Jerry enjoys the pastorate very much and has also enjoyed serving in over 300 revivals, and Bible conferences during his ministry.

Prior to receiving the call to pastor Clear Springs Baptist Church, Pastor Vittatoe served as the Senior Pastor of five different churches throughout eastern Tennessee. He retired from Clear Springs in December 2017.

Pastor Vittatoe has been married to Shirley for 49 wonderful years and they have two beautiful daughters; Julie and Amy, as well as two grandchildren, Abby & Justin. God has given Pastor Jerry Vittatoe a genuine heart for all people and an extraordinary personality and approach to ministry that helps him to reach people of all ages with the Gospel.