Our Pastor

Rev. Lauthaught Alonzo Delaney, Jr., Pastor

Rev. Lauthaught Delaney, Jr. hails from the Donaldsonville, La. religious and educational systems. He was raised in the First Baptist and Mt. Zion Baptist churches; under the leadership Rev. Melvin Williams Sr., and Felton C. Caesar. He received an education from the  Ascension Parish School system and graduated with honors from Donaldsonville High School in 1995. Rev. Delaney is also a graduate 2011 of the University of Phoenix with a B.S. in Business Administration.

Rev. Delaney was licensed in August of 2000 by the First Baptist Church of Smoke Bend and ordained in August of 2002 by the Mt. Triumph Baptist Church. While serving under the leadership of Rev. Cornel Joseph at Mt. Triumph Baptist, Rev. Delaney served as Youth Pastor/ Director.

He is a Shepherd with a vision,  has a heart for the unsaved, and a passion for ministry. Rev. Delaney leads by example and often expresses that the best example that a leader can display is one of a servant. 

On June 3, 2012 Rev.  Delaney was blessed as the ninth pastor at St. Paul Baptist Church in Gonzales, La. Under his tenure membership has increased, the worship experience has moved to higher heights and the Word of God is delivered consistently. Rev. Delaney has a vision for St. Paul to constantly be a Word-Based fellowship where the the membership studies, believes, and lives the Word Daily.

We are blessed and highly favored to be in his presence as he deliverers the word of Jesus Christ.

Rev. Delaney is married to Christalyn Joseph Delaney and they have four children together Mark, Kiyah, Kyle, and Nolan.

Lauthaught Delaney Jr
Pastor Delaney’s Favorite Passage is:

Nehemiah 6:3
‘‘And I sent messengers unto them, saying, I am doing a great work, so that I cannot come down: why should the work cease while I leave it, and come down to you?”

The St. Paul Baptist Church First Family