Pastor Don BarrettPastor Don Barrett

Don and AngieDon and Angie

Don, Angie, and familyDon, Angie, and family

    Our pastor, Don Barrett, has been in ministry for forty years, and he has also been the Executive Director of Camp Pearl Ministries for twenty-one years. Don first began his education at McNeese State University by earning his Bachelor’s Degree. He furthered his education by going to Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon and received his Masters of Divinity. He is still pursuing his educational goals, and he has thirty hours of post graduate studies.

   Don chose his career in ministry because it was something he honestly felt led to do. While a student at McNeese State University, he had the opportunity of becoming a music and youth director at Lake Charles Bible Church. It was during this time that Don says, “I knew pastoring was what God wanted me to do.”

     Don has been married to his loving wife, Angie Barrett, for forty-three years, and they had three children together. They now have six grandchildren, with one in heaven where she is living the rest of her eternal life with Jesus Christ.