Minstries


Brotherhood Ministry

Co-Leads: Bro. Joe Berry & Min. Donyell Fowler

Mission Statement

To support the ministry of the church and encourage men, young men and boys in worship, Christian study and service by stressing fellowship, loyalty to family, home, church, community and friends and by teaching responsibility with honor.

Scripture

I Peter 2:17"Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king."

Dance Ministry

Leaders: Sis. LaKeya Moore & Sis. Telena Berry

Mission Statement

To grow and deepen worship experiences by engaging in the creative worship form of Christian dance; allowing dance participants to express their love and appreciation for the Creator.

Scripture

Romans 12:11"Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;"

Deacon Ministry

Chairman of Deacon Ministry: Bro. Richard Suber

Mission Statement

To serve the church through God's love, with strong moral compass and while supporting the Pastor, teaching the Word with humility, visiting the members and practicing good stewardship in all matters of the church.

Scripture

I Timothy 3:8-9"Likewise must the deacons be grave, not doubletongued, not given to much wine, not greedy of filthy lucre. Holding the mystery of the faith in a pure conscience."

Deaconess Ministry

Chairperson of Deaconess Ministry: Sis. Gladys Suber

Mission Statement

To exemplify Virtuous women; reaching out in love to those that are hurting in the church with understanding and providing spiritual guidance for young women while supplying inspiration, help and modeling the Christian walk with Jesus for all.

Scripture

I Timothy 3:11"Even so must their wives be grave, not slanderers, sober, faithful in all things."

Development Coordinator & Education Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Mamie Mills Reid

Mission Statement

To provide educational opportunities for all ministries and new converts and equip the church body with the necessary tools to edify and win souls for Christ.

Scripture

Ephesians 4:11-12"And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ:"

First Response Ministry

Co-Nurses: Sis. Charlotte Glover & Sis. Courtney Fowler

Mission Statement

To provide immediate care for any emergency health need arising within the church until the appropriate professional help arrives.

Scripture

III John 1:2"Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth."

Flowerama Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Marie Young

Mission Statement

To provide floral and decorative services that enhance and beautify the physical church in general, for special occasions and coordinate the ordering of florals for funerals and church functions as requested.

Scripture

I Kings 6:29"And he carved all the walls of the house round about with carved figures of cherubims and palm trees and open flowers, within and without."

Greeter's Ministry

Ministry Leader: Bro. Randy Blackmon

Mission Statement

To give a lasting "first" impression on visitors and members by making them feel welcome and comfortable as soon as they come through the door, with a smile and a gracious handshake

Scripture

III John 1:14"But I trust I shall shortly see thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace be to thee. Our friends salute thee. Greet the friends by name."

GROVE Store

Ministry Leader: Sis. Lillian Young

Mission Statement

To provide service-centered and Christ-centered support to all church ministries by stocking a variety of Christian literature and products; making them available to members, visitors and the community at a low markup cost.

Scripture

I Corinthians 4:1"Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God."

Guests & Membership Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Angela Miller

Mission Statement

To provide support for the welfare of our church members.

Scripture

Colossians 3:23"And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;"

Hospitality

Ministry Leader: Sis. Barbara Jones

Mission Statement

To provide coordination and oversight of the church kitchen, ensure it is stocked with essential supplies for church functions and when requested, provide food and/or meals for selected occasions.

Scripture

Romans 12:13"Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality."

Library Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Lillian Young

Mission Statement

To maintain and make available an appropriate collection of Christian and other information in order to build a resource base for research, personal and spiritual growth; thereby strengthening minds and hearts and equipping God's people for His service.

Scripture

Ephesians 3:4"Whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge in the mystery of Christ"

Media Ministry

Ministry Leader: Bro. Stephon Brock

Mission Statement

To support the total church by providing a sound technician for worship services and other church functions; and coordination services for sound system, photography, videography and reproduction of church-owned recorded media.

Scripture

I Peter 4:10"As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God."

Missionary Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Loreina Brown

Mission Statement

To encourage Christian education in the home and community through service.

Scripture

Matthew 28:19"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:"

Music Ministry

Minister of Music: Bro. Christopher Glover

Mission Statement

To lift up Jesus Christ through song, ministering to those searching for hope, encouraging the believers through harmonies and melodies that touch the heart and soul.

Scripture

Psalm 149:1"Praise ye the Lord. Sing unto the Lord a new song, and his praise in the congregation of saints."

Parking Ministry

Ministry Leader: Bro. Marvin Henderson

Mission Statement

To provide directions for safe and orderly parking during church events and security observation for the grounds.

Scripture

Proverbs 11:14"Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety."

Pastor's Care Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Loreina Brown

Mission Statement

To minister to the physical and spiritual needs of the Pastor and insure that he is recognized and acknowledged during appropriate occasions during the year.

Scripture

Jeremiah 3:15"And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding."
Romans 10:15"And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!"

Prayer Circle Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Rosa Miller

Mission Statement

To coordinate a group of believing members, coming together with one mind and heart, and provide for a sustained and perpetual circle of prayer each Sunday morning and during special times of prayer within the life of the church family.

Scripture

Nehemiah 1:4-5"And it came to pass, when I heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, and fasted, and prayed before the God of heaven. And said, I beseech thee, O Lord God of heaven, the great and terrible God, that keepeth covenant and mercy for them that love him and observe his commandments."
Acts 6:4"But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word."
Ephesians 6:18"Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints."

Sunday School

Superintendant: Bro. James Flowers

Mission Statement

To recruit, train and maintain a staff of enthusiastic Christian teachers, dedicated to the teaching and sharing of God�s Word each Sunday morning and at any other times called on.

Scripture

II Timothy 3:16"All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness."
Matthew 28:19-20"Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen."

Trustee Ministry

Ministry Leader: Bro. Wilfred Brown

Mission Statement

To manage and maintain the physical properties of the church and provide the coordination of worship service offertory collections by receiving all monies and ensuring an accurate accounting is submitted to church finance officers.

Scripture

Luke 12:42-43"And the Lord said, Who then is that faithful and wise steward, whom his lord shall make ruler over his household, to give them their portion of meat in due season? Blessed is that servant, whom his lord when he cometh shall find so doing."

Usher Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Gloria Thurman

Mission Statement

To be committed to dedicated service for the glorification of God by making the worship service a comfortable, peaceful and safe experience.

Scripture

Psalm 84:10"For a day in thy courts is better than a thousand. I had rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God, than to dwell in the tents of wickedness."

Youth Ministry

Ministry Leader: Sis. Barbara Jones

Mission Statement

To provide age-appropriate, fun-filled and educational activities designed to grow youth in their Christian walk, interpersonal relationships, sportsmanship, service to others and service to God.

Scripture

I Timothy 4:12"Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity."