Robert Pressley Brawley was born
to Robert and Betty Mayfield Brawley, August 13, 1953, in Mooresville,
North Carolina. He was educated in the Mooresville City Schools,
and was a member of the Mooresville A.R.P. Church. He graduated from
the University of North Carolina in Charlotte in 1974, and from Erskine
Theological Seminary, Due West, South Carolina, in 1978. He also
received the Doctor of Ministry degree from Erskine Theological Seminary.
He served as supply pastor for Neely's Creek A.R.P. Church, Rock Hill,
South Carolina, during the summer of 1976. He served as supply pastor
of Rocky River Presbyterian Church, Abbeville, South Carolina, from September
1976 to May 1978.
Robert Brawley was married
to Beverly Ann Cobb of Mooresville, North Carolina. They are the
parents of four children, three sons and a daughter.
Rev. Brawley was installed
as pastor of the Bethel, Camden and Prosperity A.R.P. Churches on June
25, 1978, in a service at the Camden A.R.P. Church. He continued
his work at these churches until 1982, when he became pastor of a Presbyterian
church in Mooresville, North Carolina. He presently serves as pastor
of the Covenant Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in Statesville,