Piney Grove Baptist Church, Midtown, recently called Thomas Baines as its pastor.
Baines, a native of Lebanon, is a 1965 graduate of Donelson High School.
He graduated with an associate’s degree in 1971 from Cumberland Junior College in Lebanon.
He received a bachelor’s degree in 1973 from Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1966-68 and served in Vietnam in 1967.
From 1973-80, Baines was a teacher and coach at Lebanon High School.