Church Ministries
St. John has several ministries designed to fulfill the needs of all our disciples. Take a look at the list below and if you are interested in participating in a ministry, please use the Contact us page to contact the ministry leader.


  • Children and Youth Ministries
    (GEMS – God’s Excellent Maturing Saints)

    Min Sharice Troupe Minister of Children & Youth
    Sheila Cox Coordinator of Youth Activities
    Jeannie Saffold Nursery Director
    Jordan Seamster President of Youth


  • Children’s Education Ministries
    Pastor Daryl R. Richardson , General Overseer

    Sunday Church School Doug Johnson, Superintendent
    Baptist Training School
    New Disciples Orientation Pastor Delwynn G. & Minister Susan C. Williams
    Vacation Bible School Sheila Cox, Director


  • Deacons Ministry
    Jonathan Wilson Sr, Chairman
    James Cox, Vice-Chairman

    Ivie R. Burch Ernest Brinson
    James Cox Paul Hunt
    Karl Morris, Sr Alonzo Keys, Sr.
    Jonathan Wilson, Sr Michael Farley
    Fred Peterson Sedric Lee
    James Finklea Kenneth Herbert
    Mark White, Sr Allen Kelly
    Stacy Saffold
  • Deaconesses, Deacons & Ministers’ Wives Ministry
    Carla Farley, Chairperson

    Kareta Bowers Jewel Wilson
    Theresa Lee Jeannie Saffold
    Quillar Herbert Emma Brinson
    Shirley Morris Michelle Pilot
    Maggie Houston Lucille Hunt
    Yvette Kelly Luvenia McNair
    Jeannette Peterson Elizabeth Ponds
    Joann Richardson Bobbie Robinson
    Shurron Finklea
    • Evangelism & Discipleship Ministries
      Minister Nichole Corder, Minister of Evangelism & Discipleship

      This ministry encompasses the following programs:
      Prayer Intercession
      Transportation – James Cox, Director


    • Family Life Ministries
      Minister Cynthia Howell, Minister of Family Life

      This ministry encompasses the following programs:
      CHAMPIONS (Christian Honorable Anointed MEN Positioned in Obedience, Never Straying) – Paul Hunt, Coordinator
      JEWELS (Joyful Energetic WOMEN Exalting our Lord & Savior) – 1st Lady Min. Susan C. Williams, Leading Lady
      HOPE (Helping Our People Excel) – Tammy Anderson, Coordinator
      MARRIED & COUPLES – Jonathan & Jewel Wilson, Coordinators
      SINGLES – Sybrena Reynolds, Coordinator
      SEASONED SAINTS –                           HEALTH & WELLNESS – Charlotte Barnes, Coordinator
      FINANCIAL FREEDOM – Vicki Gainer, Coordinator


  • Hospitality Ministries
    Ushers Ministry Carolyn Saffold, President
    Greeters Ministry Regina Seamster, Director
    Pastor’s Aide Ministry Shirley Golden & Vickie Gainer, Co-Chairpersons
    Nurses Guild Ministry Dea. Sedrick Lee, Director


    • Domestic and Foreign Missions
      Min. Adell Williams, General Overseer

      This ministry encompasses the following programs:
      Senior Women’s Mission
      Women’s Intermediate Auxiliary
      Young Women’s Mission
      Food & Shelter


    • Media Ministries
      Karl Morris, General Overseer

      This ministry encompasses the following programs:
      Website Maintenance


  • Ministerial Staff
    1st Lady, Minister Susan C. Williams Pastor Bobby L. White
    Pastor Terrance D. Bulger Pastor Anthony Pilot
    Minister Nichole Corder Minister Dr. Tammy Anderson
    Minister Dr. Roderick L. Robinson, Jr. Pastor V. Dion Gilbert
    Minister Leshel Barker Minister Twyla Warren-Williams
    Minister Adell Williams Minister Cynthia Howell
    Minister Sharice Troupe
    Pastor Daryl R. Richardson


  • Music & Fine Arts Ministries
    Minister of Music & Fine Arts Minister Matthew W. Belthrop
    “Forsa Thanya” Drama Ministry Shelia Cox, Director
    Joyous Voices of St. John
    CHAMPIONS Chorale Pastor Daryl R. Richardson, President
    GEMS Singers


  • Trustees
    Sedrick Lee, Chairperson

    James Finklea Rochelle D. Cutler
    George Smith Jean Warren
    Jeannie Saffold Fred Cade
    Al McCambry