Mass Choir, Male Chorus, and Ignite Dance Ministries

These groups provide godly song service and creative dance for especially our worship services. The Mass Choir is our primary choir that sings in almost all worship services. Sis. Katrina Powell is the contact person. The Male Chorus is for men.  Ignite Dance is for all ages. Sis. Brielle Edwards-Norman and Sis. BreAnna Henry are the contact persons.

Media Ministry

This group manages the sound, video, and recording equipment in primarily our worship services and other selected events. They manage the selling of media products (e.g., CDs and DVDs). Sis. Belinda Ballew is the contact person.

Usher Ministry

This group works at welcoming people to the sanctuary and assists with congregational orderliness. This group also manages the security monitoring and greeters. Sis. Josephine Brownlee is the contact person.

General Missions

This group ministers to local nursing homes, the homebound, and others who may be in need of prayer and comfort. This group regularly studies the convention’s mission book and fellowships with other mission groups in the city and in the local association. Sis. Margaret Johnson point of contact. 

Prison Ministry

This group ministers to local correctional facilities. There is often singing, praying, and the sharing of a Bible based message. There is a rather rigorous screening process for those who actually go into the facilities. Sis. Charlene Mills is the contact person.

Van Ministry

This group manages the transporting of members to Sunday School and home after the worship service. They also provide transportation for other trips, as the situation calls for such services. Bro. Malentine Benson is the point of contact.

Community and Follow-Up Evangelism Ministry

This group insures that hovers are performed in primarily the Avondale area aimed at distributing Christian literature, securing contact information for follow-up, and sharing the plan of salvation and prayer as the occasions present themselves. This group follows up on communication forms and sign-in sheets. Bro. Ozie Davis III and Calvert Smith, Jr. are the contact persons.

Training Union Ministry

This group teaches the core course and two workshops to those disciples who are willing to serve as trained discipled servants of the Lord, especially as ministry managers, teachers, and follow-up workers. Periodic classes, tutoring, and individual studies are offered throughout the year. Sis. Carolyn Stone, Sis. Chauntay Stone and Sis. Sonya Brady are the contact persons.

Sunday School Ministries

This group offers devotional studies at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday for young people and adults.  Sis. Carrie Smith and Sis. Joyce Johnson are the contact persons.

Wednesday Night Bible Study

This group offers devotional Bible studies  at 7:30 p.m., in a Growth Group style.

Children Ministry

This group meets Sunday during the 10:30 a.m. worship service, in the chapel. This ministry group offers worship and structured group activities for those under the age of 13 years old. There are also enrichment projects scheduled throughout the year for fun and outreach. Based on cooperation a bi-weekly Wednesday evening enrichment curriculum is taught as well. Sis. Michelle Owens and Deborah Smith are the contact persons.

Youth Ministry

This group offers year-round fellowship, study, and service projects for our teenagers. Special  enrichment curriculum is taught as well. Sis. Shauna Murphy is the contact person.

Men Ministry

This group manages year-round projects aimed at helping men be disciples of Christ. Special teachings, fellowship projects, and outreach efforts are planned. Bro. Michael Davis is the contact person.

Women Ministry

This group manages year-round projects aimed at helping women be disciples of Christ. Special teachings, fellowship projects, and outreach efforts are planned. Sis. Sharon Ward is the contact person.

Deacon Ministry

This group of ordained Deacons assist the Pastor with modeling discipleship (i.e., study, serve, and give), ministering to troubled members (e.g., hospitalized, bereavement, benevolence, nursing home, homebound, etc.), assisting with worship affairs (e.g., ordinances, devotion, homegoing services, etc.), and giving advice. Dea. Ted McConnell and Dea. Lamont more are the head officers.

Deaconess Ministry

This group of respected trained discipled ladies assist the Pastor with modeling discipleship (i.e., study, serve, and give), ministering to troubled members (e.g., hospitalized, bereavement, nursing home, homebound, etc.), assisting with worship affairs (e.g., ordinances, etc.), managing repasts, and giving informal advice. The “Mothers” are respected aged ladies (i.e., advanced years and exemplary service) who are duty bound to pray for the church, urge the discipleship of the members, and carryout miscellaneous assignments from the Pastor. Sis. Carrie Givens is the contact person.

Trustee Ministry

This group assists the Pastor with managing the property, business, and financial affairs of the church. Because of the nature of these duties, church agreement is needed to serve in this ministry group. The head officers are Sis. Henrietta Moore and Sis. Thelma Dorn.

Treasurer

This position is responsible for insuring that the church’s money is properly deposited, bills are paid appropriately, and reports are generated in a timely fashion. Bro. Michael Davis and Sis. Leah Stewart serve in this office.

Church Clerk

This position manages the recording, reading, and filing of especially the church business meeting and cabinet meeting minutes. Sis. Brenda Stewart and Sis. Josephine Brownlee serve in this office.

Pastor’s Love Ministry

This group manages the details related to the Pastor’s anniversary services, birthday gifts, and Christmas gifts. Sis. Margaret Chiles is the contact person.