Lay Pastor: Sis. Patricia Matthews
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis. Eileen Brooks
The purpose of ARISE is to operate on behalf of the church by praying for and sharing the word of God with all hospitalized, shut-in, or nursing home bound church disciples.
Lay Pastor: Deacon Fred Haynes
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis. Jacqueline Martin
The Barnabas Ministry provides a spiritual relationship to walk beside members who may be struggling in their faith and to offer encouragement and prayer.
BEACON OF HOPE MINISTRY (Cancer Care)
Lay Pastor: Reverend Deborah Gibbs
Assistant Lay Pastor: Deacon Claudette Giles
The Beacon of Hope Cancer Ministry was established to provide support (i.e., survivors’ support as well as the caregivers) education and care for patients diagnosed with cancer. Ministry works in partnership with the Arise Ministry to build a cohesive ministry that will be a sounding board to provide all survivors the support they need and desire through their journey.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Sis. Tracy Oliver-Gary
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis. Kimberly Johnson-Redder
The purpose of the Christian Education Ministry is to provide accurate teaching of the Word of God to the Mount Jezreel Baptist Church and community.
Lay Pastor: Sis. Sheila Lindsay-Johnson
The purpose of the Communication Ministry serves to support the Church and ministries of Mt. Jezreel Baptist Church in sharing information accurately, effectively, and timely within the congregation, local communities, and abroad through the use of various communication platforms (including social media channels).
COMMUNITY OUTREACH PROGRAM MINISTRY (COP)
Lay Pastors: Sis. Bernetta Robinson & Sis. Angela McCoy
The purpose of the Community Outreach Program Ministry is to minister to those in need of care, hope and love. Participates in the non-profit food program (SHARE).
Lay Pastor: Deacon Robert Barnard
Assistant Lay Pastor: Deacon Fred Haynes
The purpose of the Diaconate Ministry is to serve and minister, pray, disciple, assist, encourage, and love the congregation of Mount Jezreel Baptist Church. As well, assist the Senior Pastor however he needs, pray for him and his family constantly, be available, humble, and moldable to Christ and His people.
Lay Pastor: Reverend LaWanda Saddler
The purpose of Divorce Care is to help individuals find hope, help, and healing during and after separation and divorce. It is designed to encourage reconciliation, whenever possible. Divorce Care is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside persons during one of life's most difficult experiences.
Lay Pastor: Dr. Tracy Holoman
Assistant Lay Pastor: Deacon Vera Hamilton
The purpose of the Education Ministry is three-fold: To provide financial support to our high school graduates who are entering into college as well as smaller monetary support for currently matriculating college students to offset the costs of books or supplies. Also, provide information regarding education opportunities, other scholarships, internships, and other activities to support our youth in their educational pursuits.
Lay Pastor: Sis. Annmarie Wilkinson
Assistant Lay Pastor: Deacon Daryl Holoman
The purpose of Evangelism Ministry is to go and share the Gospel of Jesus and our faith with non-believers so that Jesus is elevated to point where He can draw unto Himself.
FOOD BANK MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Sis. Bernice Mays
Assistant Lay Pastor: Bro. Tyrone Lowery
The purpose of the Food Bank is to provide food staples to those in need of food assistance.
HEALTHY TEMPLE MINISTRY
Lay Pastors: Sis. Wendy-Hall Page, Sis. Beatrice Miller, Sis. Brenda Robinson
The Healthy Temple Ministry provides our church with a foundation for promoting optimal wellness to prevent chronic disease by offering healthy lifestyle tips and dynamic activities and programs supported by the Word of God.
Lay Pastor: Sis. Fatima Azeez
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis. Gina Stephenson
The purpose of the Hospitality Ministry is to serve the church in the areas of greeting visitors, serve continental breakfasts, assist with birthday celebrations, community day, seasoned saints’ day, and funerals.
INTERCESSORY PRAYER MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Sis. Monica Wiggins
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis. Dionne Hamilton
The purpose of the Intercessory Prayer Ministry is to hold up the arms of the church in prayer – going before the Father in intercession, praying on behalf of the needs, cares and concerns of the church, pastor, and members.
JEZREEL EMPLOYMENT MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Sis. Sharon Atterbury
The purpose of the Jezreel Employment Ministry is to educate, empower and equip individuals so they can maintain or obtain gainful employment opportunities from employers from the private and public sector.
Lay Pastor: Sis. Jacqueline Hall
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis. Cecilia Calhoun-Wells
The purpose of the LOCASHA Ministry is to make a difference in the lives of those who are less fortunate with specific focus on the needs of the children and the low-income elderly in the community.
Lay Pastor: Deacon Tyrone Willis
Assistant Lay Pastor: Bro. Carl Overton
The purpose of the Men’s Ministry is to seek personal growth in God by standing in the gap to transform the lines of men through the power of the Holy Spirit and to be Godly leaders in our homes, workplaces, and community by Kingdom building.
MENTAL HEALTH MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Sis. Crystal Dorn
The purpose of the Mental Health Ministry is to nurture the thoughts, feelings, and emotions of persons seeking help by creating a safe space for people to talk, relieve stress and become better decision makers.
Lay Pastor: Reverend John Grady
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis. Debbie Miller
The purpose of the Missions Ministry is to support all missionary efforts of the church, locally and internationally as well as support long term missionaries on the field and send short term missionary teams to other lands for short term service. The ministry also aids church members in the event of personal hardship and emergencies.
MUSIC AND ARTS MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Bro. David Lindsey
Assistant Lay Pastors: Sis. Valentina Smith & Sis. Angerlia Johnson
The purpose of the Music & Arts Ministry is making God’s Praise Glorious as well as bringing people into the heart of worship using all visual (signing), auditory (audio), oratory (singing and music), emotional (dancing and drama), and to develop mature and influential God-worshippers.
NEW DISCIPLES MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Deacon Vera Hamilton
The purpose of the New Disciples Ministry is to educate, nurture, and develop new believers and those who join by Christian experience.
ONE FLESH MINISTRY
Lay Pastors: Reverends Arthur & Patricia Williamson
The purpose of the One Flesh Ministry is to enhance the Kingdom’s agenda for married couples that will nurture the marriage, nurture the church family and be loving, caring, and sharing witnesses for the Lord Jesus Christ.
RACHEL'S CIRCLE MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Reverend Kristin Elliott
The purpose of Rachel’s Circle Ministry is to minister and walk with mother’s who have loss a child. Whether it be a child who experienced life outside of the womb or one who perished within the womb.
REACHING CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FOR CHRIST MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Andrea Thomas
The purpose of RCFC is to provide spiritual development and guidance and Christian fellowship to the children and families of the National Center for Children and Families (NCFC).
Lay Pastor: Sis. Deborah Lovett
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis Phyllis Hardy
The purpose of the Samaritan Ministry is to assist the congregation in periods of discomfort during worship and administer first aid. The ministry serves the community providing support to the single parents of Health Babies Project and provide comfort to the congregation during times of mourning by serving at funerals.
SOCIAL ACTION MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Sis. Beatrice Miller
The purpose of Social Action Ministry is to provide social and political information that is relevant to the Mount Jezreel Baptist Church congregation and immediate communities. The ministry also acts as a conduit for the dissemination of information and resources that can be used in the growth and development of the congregation.
TECHNICAL ARTS MINISTRY
Lay Pastor: Bro. Adrian Epps
Assistant Lay Pastor: Sis. Michelle Lopez
The purpose of the Technical Arts Ministry is to provide support to all technical operations that involve or support worship and technology at Mount Jezreel Baptist Church.
Lay Pastor: Deacon Gregory Brown
Assistant Lay Pastor: Deacon Daryl Holoman
The purpose of the Trustee Ministry is to provide financial and budgetary oversight and to maintain the building and grounds. The Ministry is also responsible for the overall business of the church as it pertains to our members and outside entities dealing with the wellbeing of our congregation based on the foundation and principles of Jesus Christ.
Lay Pastor: Sis. Patricia Jordan
Assistant Lay Pastors: Bro Ronald Taylor & Sis. Anna Roy
The purpose of the Usher Ministry is to maintain order in the sanctuary during the worship services and strives to foster Christian fellowship and a standard procedure of ushering with a commitment to serve.
Lay Pastor: Sis. Loveness Overton
Assistant Lay Pastor: Gina Stephenson
The purpose of the Women’s Ministry is to encourage women and develop their maximum potential spiritually, emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually through the Word of God, prayer, worship, and sisterly fellowship.
YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY (19-35)
Lay Pastor: Sis. Kennedy Mebane
The purpose of the Young Adult Ministry is to seek to develop young adults into kingdom disciples. Additionally, the ministry seeks to inspire young adults to discover their purpose, exercise their gifts and talents and grown in their knowledge of and faith in Jesus Christ.
YOUTH MINISTRY (E3)
Lay Pastor: Dr. Jennel Lockley
Assistant Lay Pastor: Dr. Wendy Giles
The purpose of the Youth Ministry is to respond to the social and spiritual needs of the youth at Mount Jezreel Baptist Church by providing relative programs and activities that will Educate, Equip and Empower (E3) them to express and share their faith within their church, homes, and broader communities.