Minister Mae Frances Sarratt is a native of Gaffney, SC. She is the fifth child of the late Joe and Louise Manning Holmes. She is married to Deacon Willie Dean Sarratt. They have two children: their son, Reverend Rickie Dean Sarratt and his wife, Minister Timena Sarratt of Boiling Springs, SC; and their daughter, Minister Adrienne Young, and her husband, Minister Edward J. Young of Charlotte, NC. They have four grandchildren, Emmanuel Young, Elisha Young, Ambria Sarratt and Asha Sarratt.
Min. Sarratt is a 1968 graduate of Granard High School and a 1970 graduate of Cleveland Tech, Shelby, NC with a degree in Practical Nursing. In 1993, she graduated from York Tech with an associate degree in Allied Health and became a Registered Nurse. She continued her education at Gardner Webb University and received a Bachelors of Science in Counseling and Human Services. She retired from nursing after 43 years. She currently serves our county as the Outreach Professional for Cherokee County First Steps.
After serving God faithfully for over 40 years at Concord Baptist Church in Gaffney, God called and her husband to serve at the Fountain of Life Baptist Church in Spartanburg, SC. Under the leadership of their son, Rev. Rickie Sarratt, God called Min. Sarratt into His vineyard as a minister of the gospel. She was licensed November 25, 2012. Min Sarratt answered the call to return to Concord Baptist Church in December 2016.
Min. Sarratt’s heart’s desire is that everyone come into an intimate relationship with Christ through His promise in Jeremiah 29:13, “And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.”