About Victory Baptist Church of Clewiston

Pastor John Hankins

Pastor John Hankins


Pastor John Hankins has been saved for 70 years and preaching for 53 years. He’s been a pastor for more than 42 years.

He’s married to his beloved wife Dorothy for 59 years.

A 1955 high school graduate and a 1972 graduate of Midwestern Baptist College in Pontiac, Mich., Hankins is a son of the late Chester and Edith Hankins of Coal Grove, Ohio. Hankins received his doctorate degree from Landmark Baptist College in Haines City, where he taught college and seminary for 14 years.

He is now pastoring Victory Baptist Church of Clewiston, Florida.

To contact Pastor John directly, please call (863) 214-6121

Our Story

Welcome to Victory Baptist Church of Clewiston Florida, “Americas Sweetest Town.” We are located in the heart of Sugar Cane country on the southwest tip of Lake Okeechobee.

Victory Baptist is an independent and fundamental church dedicated to faithfully serving our Lord Jesus Christ.  We desire to glorify our Lord through all the ways we speak, sing, and serve.


Missionaries for Victory Baptist Church

Missionaries to Nepal

Adarsha & Rekha Gurung

Missionaries to Spain

Julio & Andrea Velasquez

Missionaries to Honduras

Leroy & Amber Rolston

Missionaries to Rock of Ages Prison Ministries

Glen & Janet Sebast