Sis. Sue Harwell. A team of Believers dedicated to ensuring our church is marketed accurately, creatively, and professionally. This group is responsible for designing, editing and printing weekly church bulletins, assisting in maintaining the church Web site, providing support to the church administrative assistant, receiving new members, designing special programs and supporting the pastor with other administrative task as required.
ATTRACTIVE CHRISTIAN WOMEN
Sis. Kathleen Price. Sis. Debra Oliver. This ministry is committed to proclaiming the gospel of Jesus Christ, to cultivating Christian discipleship among women through Christian education, to encouraging Christian fellowship and remembering to serve in the community faithfully.
AUDIO AND VIDEO MINISTRY
Bro. Jei Strong, Bro. Brian Mitchell. The purpose of the Audio and Video Ministry is to spread the message of Jesus Christ through audio and video means. This includes operating all A/V equipment, CD/DVD duplication, recording of worship services, and producing public service announcements for radio broadcasting. Through Audio and Video, we help cultivate “Developing Godly People…Dedicated to a Life of Service.”
Deacon Appointee This ministry is set apart to assist individuals through difficult times by providing financial, food, clothing, rent, and spiritual support.
Sis. Michelle Harper The function of Bridge Builders is to let new members know they are indeed welcome and are an integral part of St. John Baptist Church. Bridge Builders will help new members with how to assimilate and participate in church ministries and activities. Bridge Builders will also ensure new members that despite the perceived lack of openness, which accompanies new faces and places, there is indeed an abundance of brotherly love at St. John Baptist Church. Bridge Builders tracks and enlists new members into new members orientation classes.
Sis. Maggie Childress The Card Ministry brings well wishes, words of encouragement, and peace to individuals hospitalized, recovering at home, grieving, or celebrating the blessings and joys of life.
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION MINISTRY
Pastor Herman Price, Jr. This ministry oversees the Christian education material used in the church. The Christian Education Ministry will be responsible for equipping teachers, volunteers, leaders, and laypersons to serve.
Rev. Milton Howard Junior Church is designed to allow our children the freedom of worshiping God for themselves and on their spiritual level. It teaches young children the value of corporate worship and Christian fellowship. It is worshiping God through the eyes of children and for their spiritual well being.
Bro. James & Sis. Janice Randolph The Children’s Shelter Ministry reaches out to the many homeless children that are displaced from their familiar lifestyles and homes and are currently residing in unfamiliar surroundings. These ministry aids in making the children feel at ease and comfortable without a second thought. This ministry allows each and every child genuine nurturing through the feelings of need, warmth, care, concern, inclusivity and most of all…LOVE!
COLLEGE STUDENT MINISTRY
Bro. Joe Millhouse College students away from home for the first time can experience difficult moments associated with the college life. The College Ministry seeks to maintain contact with our college students at home and while away from home. The College Ministry supplies college students with special gift packages, calling cards, and offer words of encouragement and prayer.
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS MINISTRY
Rev. C.J. Littlefield The Community Affairs Ministry speaks truth to power and partners with other churches and institutions fighting for peace and justice. This ministry creates an environment that encourages conversations regarding social issues.
Rev. Kenneth Jones Sis. Janice Randolph The Counselors Team receives new families into the St. John Baptist Church family. Our guest can become members of the church in three ways: (1) Christian Conversion/Baptism, (2) Christian Experience/Statement, and (3) By Letter (joining member has a letter from former church or former church will be sending a letter).
Bro. Herman Rover The Culinary Ministry’s supports the pastor, auxiliary ministries, and other special activities by preparing food with Christian love. Through the Culinary Ministry we hope to touch the hearts of bereaved families by providing consolation food for hurting spirits.
Bro. Sam Mitchell While acting in conjunction with and under the pastor, Deacons are appointed to manage the spiritual and disciplinary affairs of the church. Deacons are to partner with the Pastor in Christian ministry to equip the membership for Christian service and a lifestyle of worship.
DIVINE MEN OF VALOR
Pastor Herman Price, Jr. Bro. Anthony Childress Rev. Milton Howard The Men’s Ministry is to develop Christian men through God’s life-changing Word. This ministry increases men involvement and participation in church ministries, develops Christian men that can walk in a lifestyle of Christian discipleship, exposes men of the church to God’s unity and oneness through Christian brotherhood, teaches men the value of sharing, caring, worship, stewardship, and community service by participating in community and church activities.
Sis. Natisha Cottrell This ministry is a six-tiered program that encourages and coaches youth toward academic success and spiritual growth. With knowledge being the foundation from which Christians can further offer their support to the advancement of the church, it is imperative that we provide unconditional support to the effort.
Rev. C.J. Littlefield The Evangelism Explosion equips St. John Baptist Church members with basic Biblical truth about God’s plan of salvation and teaches Christians to share their faith in Christ with others in the marketplace. The purpose of Evangelism Explosion is to train members to be involved in the church’s evangelism ministry.
Pastor Herman Price, Jr. The Executive Ministry has the responsibility of managing the business affairs of the church and its property.
Sis. Sharon Mooney Bro. Brian Booker The Finance Ministry oversees and manages the financial resources of the church. Faithful stewardship of financial resources is critical to increase financial, spiritual and numerical growth. Through proper stewardship we’re able to reach souls and spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Sis. Tonya Ashford The Fitness Ministry works to enhance both our spiritual and physical well-being. Currently, classes meet each Saturday for one hour at the church. 1 Timothy 4:8 states “Bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable for all things”
Sis. Teri Hilliary The Greeter’s Ministry greets all who enters the church with a goal of making them feel welcome and at home. The Greeters encourages and invites our guest to return for worship and spiritual refreshing. Greeters have the awesome responsibility of setting the tone for the awaiting worship experience.
Admin. Office (210) 822-3559 The Honor Roll recognition effort is intended to inspire our congregation to take an active role in the lives and accomplishments of our members. Members are recognized for academic excellences, job promotions, and other personal achievements.
Sis. Debra Oliver Sis. Cathy Smith The Hospitality Ministry graciously welcomes guests, visiting ministries, and dignitaries to St. John Baptist Church. The Hospitality Ministry is responsible for entertaining or providing social activities for guests visiting the church.
HOSPITAL VISITATION MINISTRY
Rev. C.J. Littlefield The purpose of this ministry is to visit church members and their family members when hospitalized. The Visiting Team will read Bible passages and pray for patients and their families.
Bros. Gregory Lawrence, Nathaniel Lacey, Anthony Childress The Grounds Ministry ensures the outward body of Christ lends itself to the same inward spiritual functionality. This ministry allows the church to be conductive to the marketing and growing purposes of the church
Bro. Jei Strong, Bro. Brian Mitchell, Bro. William Harwell, Sis. Rae Lowery The Marketing-Media Ministry assists in the Pastor’s leadership with Growing the Body of Christ through…Evangelism via media distribution. Media engagements include: printed materials, electronic mail, banner/billboard displays, church website/Internet and media broadcasting to ensure the masses are reached and given the opportunity to hear the Gospel at all levels.
MINISTER’S AND DEACON’S WIVES’ MINISTRY
Sis. Kathleen Price The purpose of the Minster and Deacon Wives’ Ministry is to strengthen the relationships between the ministers and deacons’ wives. The wives will meet once a quarter to fellowship and minister to each other’s spiritual needs.
Bro. Anthony Thompson The purpose of our Music Ministry is to lift up the name of God through spiritual songs. To edify God and lead the congregation in it’s spiritual act of worship expression.
NEW MEMBERS ORIENTATION
Pastor Herman Price, Jr. The purpose of orientation is to ensure that new members understand St. John Baptist Church’s philosophy and Biblical doctrine and to provide new members with information about various ministries at the church.
Sis. Ida Terrell St. John’s Nurses Ministry provides limited medical treatment and support to individuals and families as needed. The Nurses participate with ushers to ensure the safety of worshippers moved by the Holy Spirit. This ministry also teaches, trains, and encourages people to practice living healthier lifestyles.
PRAISE DANCE MINISTRY
Sis. OlethaSabbs St. John Baptist Church Praise Dance Ministry purpose is to uplift hearts and spirits Godward through praise and worship in dance. In this ministry you do not need any experience in dance, just a love for God and wanting to express it through movement of dance. Light Dance Team ages range from 8 – 13 years and practice is held on Saturdays from 1 – 2:30pm. Unity Dance Team ages range is 18+ years and practice is held on Saturdays from 2:30pm to 3:30pm.
SAM SHELTER MINISTRY - SIS. ROBBIE MITCHELL
Sis. Neva Moten, Sis. Robbie Mitchell The Seniors Ministry encourages the continuation of Christian fellowship and spiritual growth among seniors. This ministry purposes to enhance the quality of life for seniors and provides them opportunities to contribute to the happiness of others.
Sis. Raven Fields, Bro. Joe Millhouse Bro. Sam & Sis. Whitney Turner IV This ministry affords young adult Christians to nurture their spiritual growth through Biblical studies and serving others. The Mix has the primary responsibility of reaching other young adults for Christ.
Sis. Catina Rover The purpose of St. John Baptist Church toddler’s ministry is to expose our babies to loving God through Biblical narratives. This ministry teaches our young children the value of loving one another the way God loves them and introduces our babies to worshiping God in a corporate body.
Rev. Milton Howard The Youth Ministry will meet twice a month on the second and fourth Saturday to develop Christ-centered youth. The goal of this ministry is to teach relevant Biblical truth to youth, to create opportunities for youth to have healthy Christian fellowship and fun, and to lead them in building Christian relationships that glorifies God and reaches out to other youth. Activities Coordinator – Sis. Angela Bohannon Children/Youth Choir – Sis. Bernice Brown Ministry Coordinator – Sis. Catina Rover Mime – Sis. Shawnee Mitchell Praise Dance – Sis. OlethaSabbs
USHER’S MINISTRY – SIS. IDA TERRELL
The Usher’s Ministry has the responsibility of performing various duties of the church under the direction of the pastor. Young Christian Women – Sis. LaPeteria Jordan – Sis. Rachel Strong – Sis. Nedra Weatherspoon Youth Mime – Sis. Shawnee Mitchell
YOUTH MINISTRY – REV. MILTON HOWARD – SIS. CATINA ROVER
TO CONTACT A PARTICULAR MINISTRY LEADER, PLEASE CALL THE Admin. Office @(210) 822-3559