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Pastor Benny Mingo Bio

Pastor Benjamin “Benny” Mingo is the twelfth of twelve children born to the late John and Ella Mingo of Heath Springs SC. He is a 1980 Graduate of York Technical College with a major in Technical Drafting and a 1983 graduate of York Technical College with a major in Engineering Graphics Technology. After launching his Professional career with The Standard Products Company in Winnsboro, SC as a Tooling Design Engineer, Designing and Programming Extrusion line and Injection Molding tools for the Automotive industries, servicing automaker such as Ford, Chrysler, GM, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, Toyota etc. He also installed and maintained the CAD/CAM Systems, such as CadKey, MultiCad, SmartCam, MasterCAm Concept and XLNC. He later launched a Career as a Project /Design Engineer with the German Based Company Lang-Mekra where he managed accounts for American Lafrance, Western Star, Sterling and Freightliner. Pastor B. Mingo severed as Senior Engineer overseeing and installation of the companies United State division’s first Two Million Dollar Multi axis Simulator all while continuing his pursuit of his Bachelor of Science Degree (with a discipline in Mechanical Engineering) from The University of South Carolina.
Pastor Mingo is currently employed with the UK based company Spirax Sarco in Blythewood SC where he has served as Product Support Engineer since 2006. Pastor B. Mingo was instrumental in transferring/establishing two assembly lines from Longmont Colorado to Blythewood SC. He also served as Senior Engineer for an LMP project which transferred 4 assembly lines from the company’s London England headquarters to the Blythewood, SC location. He holds CI certifications from the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessels. He also holds a 3rd class License from the American Society of Power Engineers for Boiler Operations.
Pastor Mingo accepted his calling by God into the Ministry October 2001, and was License to Preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ December 2001. He underwent Catechism and was Ordained January 24th 2004 through the St. Paul Baptist Association. He was elected as Pastor of the Beaver Creek Baptist Church in Liberty Hill, SC and began his tenure there September 7th 2005. He is a graduate of the Morris College Extension Ministerial School of Religion.
Pastor Mingo believes in giving back to the community through his services. He has been commissioned by the State of South office of Secretary of State to serve as a Notary Public since February 2002. He has co-chaired numerous Health, Education and Safety Awareness Fair in the Fairfield and Lancaster county areas. Pastor Mingo also organized Breast Cancer Awareness, Sickle Cell Awareness and Autism awareness campaigns in order to support the Susan Komen Foundation, James R. Clark Memorial Foundation and Autism Speaks Foundation respectively. He served several years as Assistant Scout Master and Merit Badge Counselor for The Boy Scouts of America. Pastor Mingo is also a Silver Life Time Member of the NAACP and currently serves as 2nd Vice President on the Camden- Kershaw County of the NAACP.
Pastor Mingo is married to the love of his life, the lovey Sandra McDaniel Mingo. Married since April 18, 1992 Pastor & First Lady Mingo are the proud parents to one son Omar Donovan Mingo whom is a 2019 Graduate of Wofford College in Spartanburg, SC. Pastor Mingo believes that every Child of God must live by the words of James 1: 22 “But Be Ye doers of the word, and not hearers only”.