Deacon Joie Coppedge, Senior Deacon

Trustee Leonard Vanhook, Senior Trustee

Reverend Craig Burgess, Executive Director of the Life Center

Mrs. Selene E. Lambert, Office Secretary

Deacon Thomas Lambert, Financial Secretary

Mr. Ralph Whitley, Treasurer

Mrs. Jeanette E. Cartwright, Church Clerk 

Music Ministry

Adult Choir     

Director, Mrs. Sheila Diggs Jones                        Chief Musician, Mr. Vaughn Butts

Musicians: Mr. Alan Benthall, Mr. Wayne Stith, Mr. A.J. Davis                               

 "M.C. Carter Voices of Vision" Men's Choir  Chief Musician, Mr. Vaughn Butts

Musicians: Mr. A.J. Davis, Mrs. Karla Young


Compassionate Hearts 

Director, Mrs. Sheila Diggs Jones 



Luke 10:1-17 NKJV -- After these things the Lord appointed  seventy others also, and sent them two by two before his face into every city and place where he Himself  was about to go.  Then He said to them, "The harvest truly is great, bu the labourers are few, therefore pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest...

Men's Seventy:

Focuses on the need for  Christian men, young and old, to be involved in the church, and to present a positive role model for their families and the community. Supports other ministries of the church and provides support for the enhancement of church functions and programs.  Projects include:

  • Co-sponsorship of the Annual Church Cookout
  • Fish Fry and Car Wash
  • Breakfast with the Pastor
  • Annual Fishing Trip
  • Delivery of Thanksgiving Baskets 

Women's Seventy:

A spiritual group of women who meet to support one another, reach out to others, and to grow in grace with Christ.  One goal is to bring members closer together in fellowship through activities accomplished through team-building, leadership development, partnerships, mentoring, and linking to community resources. Projects include:

  • Co-sponsorship of the Annual Church Cookout
  • Preparation and delivery of Thanksgiving baskets
  • Embracement of the Elderly
  • Annual Martin L. King Jr. Day Celebration
  • Collection of coats, hats, gloves, and flip flops for homeless shelters
  • Encouragement cards to the Prayer Ministry List


Wednesday Inspirational Music, Prayer, and Yearning is designed to enhance the "whole person concept" for senior citizens throughout the community.  Each meeting includes fun and games, exercise, educational presentations on subjects such as health care, security, insurance, retirement benefits, and a host of other topics that meets the needs of seniors and other retirees.  WIMPY meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 12 noon in Unity Hall.