Chairman: Deacon Clyde Mitchell, Jr.
OBJECTIVE: The Deacon’s Ministry strives to ensure the physical, as well as some spiritual, needs of the membership are met. Our Deacons primary focus points are to provide a spirit-filled devotion service at home and abroad, attend to the physical needs of the general membership, visiting and communing the sick, and praying for the spiritual wellbeing of the Pastor and the body of Christ.
Scripture: Acts 6:3 - “Therefore brethren, seek out from among you seven men of good reputation, full of the Holy Spirit and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business;”
Chairperson: Deaconess Mary Tisdale
OBJECTIVE: Helping the Deacons with serving those in need, visiting and praying with the sick and home bound. Our Deaconess also sets the example of a Godly woman. They live Godly and stand ready to be mentors to the younger women in the church and in the community. The Deaconess also prepare and set up the
Lord’s Supper every 1 st Sunday.
Scripture: Titus 2:3-5 - “ 3 the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things – 4 that they admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed.”
Chairman: Brother Patrick Swinton
OBJECTIVE: Our Trustees are responsible for the operations and maintenance of all of the church’s physical assets. The Trustees ensure the church vehicles are properly maintained; as well as the HVAC system, lawn equipment, kitchen appliances, and lavatories. The Trustees are responsible for the project
management of the vision(s) of the church. They work directly with the Pastor and the Deacons to ensure that everything we endeavor to achieve physically, is down with one accord and decent and in order.
Scripture: 1 Peter 4:10 – “As each one has received a gift, minister it to one
another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.”
President: 1 st Lady Barbara Mitchell
Youth Music Leader/Vice President: Vacant
OBJECTIVE: First and foremost, we must provide an environment where our youth can learn, communicate, and mature spiritually in an environment conducive to teaching. We will teach, guide, and motivate our emerging generations of youth to find their identity in Christ, while growing as faithful disciples. We will teach our
youth not to be ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ; as they must live in a world dominated by secularism everywhere we go. We will teach, guide, and motivate our youth to love the Lord and serve the Lord with gladness.
Scripture: Psalm 119:9 – “How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By
living according to your word.”
Chairperson: Sis. Miriam Oquendo
OBJECTIVE: Meet the needs of visitors and members that enter our sanctuary. Greet
them with a warm smile, a loving heart, and a commitment to serve their needs and
make them feel comfortable. Ultimately, we strive to make EVERYONE feel
Scripture: Psalm 84:10 - “For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand. I
would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of
Leaders: Bro. Terrell Medlock and Bro. Charlie Roberts
OBJECTIVE: Work diligently to ensure the churches sound system is fully prepared for every worship service or event. Our goal is to ensure our sound and media system is capable of delivering a quality sound for the worshipers and reliable capability for the speaker/choir.
Scripture: Joshua 6:5 - “And it shall come to pass, that when they make a long blast with the ram’s horn, and when ye hear the sound of the trumpet, all the people shall shout with a great shout; and the wall of the city shall fall down flat, and the people shall ascend up every man straight before him.”
Ministry Leaders: Sis. Vera Vickerson and Sis. Mae Wimes
OBJECTIVE: Provide Pastoral care and needs for the Pastor, the First Lady, and the
Ministerial staff. We ensure the Pastor’s Study is an environment conducive to the
spiritual, loving, caring atmosphere desired by our Pastor. We ensure the pulpit has
what is necessary for our Pastor and guest ministers to direct their attention to the
Word and the Spiritual flow of the service.
Scripture: Hebrews 13:17 – “Have confidence in your leaders and submit to their
authority, because they keep watch over you as those who must give an account.
Do this so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no
benefit to you.” (NIV)
Ministry Lead: Sis. Miriam Oquendo
OBJECTIVE: Enhance the visual appeal of the sanctuary and church as a whole.
Make special preparations for holidays and special events as we glorify God. When
we enter His place of worship, we will honor God with good stewardship and
respect through esthetic efforts to the best our abilities.
Scripture: Psalm 96:6 - “Honor and majesty are before Him; Strength and beauty
are in His sanctuary.”
Head Chefs: Sis. Doretha McCall and Mother Dollie Spencer
OBJECTIVE: Satisfy the physical soul after the spiritual soul has been filled with the
preaching and teaching of God’s word! The Kitchen Ministry serves unselfishly
because we love to cook and see people enjoy a good meal or refreshments while
Scripture: 1 Timothy 6:8 - “And having food and clothing, with these we shall be
Music Director: Brother Timothy Dunbar
OBJECTIVE: Provide a musical worship experience fitting for the various types of
services. Let the music that is being sung and played be spiritually uplifting to the
soul and joyful to the ears of the congregation. Work with the Pastor to ensure the
music ministry correlates with the worship experience desired; collectively
providing a Holy Spirit filled worship service.
Scripture: Psalm 105:1-2 – “Oh, give thanks to the Lord! Call upon His name;
Make known His deeds among the peoples! 2 Sing to Him, sing psalms to Him;
Talk of all His wondrous works!”
Superintendent: Sis. Emma Roberts
OBJECTIVE: Teach all in attendance about the goodness of the Lord. Provide a structured, interactive learning environment where everyone is encouraged to share their life experiences as the teacher guide the students through the planned study.
Scripture: 1 TIMOTHY 4:16 – “Study to show thyself approved unto God, a
workman that has nothing to be ashamed of, rightly dividing the word of truth.”
NEW MEMBER ORIENTATION
Ministry Lead: Sis. Lizzie Mitchell
OBJECTIVE: Instruct new members on the doctrines and ordinances of the church. Prepare them to serve the Lord through faith. Orientate them with the various ministries of the church. Prepare them to get involved in ministry works knowing that faith without works is dead.
Scripture: Proverbs 22:6 - “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when
he is old, he will not depart from it.”
“Men Anointed, Needed, and Necessary”
Ministry Lead: Bro. Harold Tisdale
OBJECTIVE: Be the example of what a man that has been anointed by the Holy Spirit of God walks like, talks like, act like, and love like. Be a positive reflection of the image of Christ in our daily journey. Stand ready to disciple and help the men of the church and in the community be who God called them to be.
Scripture: Psalm 133:1-3 – 1 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for
brethren to dwell together in unity! 2 It is like the precious oil upon the head,
running down on the beard, the beard of Aaron, running down on the edge of his
garments. 3 It is like the dew of Hermon, descending upon the mountains of Zion;
For there the Lord commanded the blessing - Life forevermore.
"The Tie That Binds"
MARRIED COUPLES MINISTRY
Leading Couple: VACANT
OBJECTIVE: Provide a Christ-centered marriage ministry equipped to prepare engaged couples for marriage, strengthen existing marriages to be more prosperous, and restore love and trust into marriages that have been fractured.
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 – “ 9 Two are better than one, because they have a
good reward for their labor. 10 For if they fall, one will lift up his companion. But
woe to him who is alone when he falls, for he has no one to help him up. 11 Again,
if two lie down together, they will keep warm; But how can one be warm alone?
12 Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. And a
threefold cord is not quickly broken.”
WOMEN IN GOD’S SERVICE (WIGS) MISSIONARY
Chairperson: Sis. Unita Hamilton
OBJECTIVE: Visit the sick and home bound to provide support however needed. The
WIGS will carry fruit to the sick/home bound, pray with them, read scripture,
perform light chores if needed, and most importantly, just let them know they are
loved by their church family. The WIGS will spend quality time with the
sick/home bound so they will know that we care and we are concern. The WIGS are
also capable of leading praise and worship at church and during programs elsewhere.
Scripture: Romans 16:1-2 – “ 1 I commend to you Phoebe our sister, who is a
servant of the church in Cenchrea, 2 that you may receive her in the Lord in a
manner worthy of the saints, and assist her in whatever business she has need of
you; for indeed she has been a helper of many and of myself also.”
Chairperson: Sis. Evonne Johnson
Vice Chairperson: Sis. Danielle Mitchell
OBJECTIVE: Advertise the church programs and events on the radio, newspaper, and
social media outlets. Prepare event flyers, administer the church marque and
website. Our Publicity Committee also greets visitors at the door during worship
services, revivals, anniversary programs, wake services, and repasts. They publish
a monthly information pamphlet called “The PM Voice.” If the word must get out,
our Publicity Committee is the “Town Crier!”
Scripture: John 4:29-30 - “ 29 “Come, see a Man who told me all things that I ever
did. Could this be the Christ?” 30 Then they went out of the city and came to Him.”
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