Grace Baptist Church, Norwalk, CT

Where Jesus Christ is Lord!!

Ministerial Staff

Rev. Gilbert Burgess

Assistant to the Pastor


Rev. Gilbert Burgess became a resident of Stamford Connecticut in 1989. He acquired a passion for cooking pursued it in the Stamford restaurant industry for over 12 years. Rev. Burgess accepted the call into ministry in 1997 at New Light Missionary Baptist Church in Norwalk, Connecticut. Shortly after, he became a member of the New York Baptist Minister’s Conferences in Harlem New York while working for NEON men’s halfway house, and the Boy Scouts of America inner-city program for Norwalk. After completing the program at Hartford Seminary, he became a member of Grace Baptist Church. Rev. Burgess is currently employed at Chris’s auto repair in Norwalk, CT and proudly serves as the Assistant to the Pastor Lindsay E Curtis of Grace Baptist Church.

Rev. Barbara Davis

Assistant to the Pastor
For Seniors Ministry

Barbara M. Davis was born in Norwalk, Ct to the late Sarah Mildred Freeman she was the 7th of twelve children. She is a graduate of Norwalk High School class of 1958  and a Graduate of School of Theology of Virginia Union in cooperation with the Ct. Institute of Religion in 1996.


She is a retired State of Connecticut Community service Representative for 25 years with the State of Connecticut which after retirement in 1997 went on to work at the Norwalk Courthouse, Norwalk Emergency Shelter and volunteered for the Norwalk Hospital Emergency room, State of Connecticut probation and senior center.


She is a musician in her spare time and has now gone on to teach children for the last 9 years her gift of music, her love of Seniors has lead her to her internship for ministry with seniors at Westport Healthcare.


She is the wife of the late Deacon Nathaniel Davis and the mother of 4 children 2 daughters in laws and 5 grandchildren 1 great grandson