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  The Leadership of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church  

Pastor

Rev. Dr. Lovely Haynes

Contact: Pastorlovelyhaynes@stmarkmbcofla.org
Learn more: About Our Pastor


Associate Ministers

Rev. Dr. Carl Washington
Contact: revcarlwashington@stmarkmbcofla.org

Licensed ministers, teachers and evangelists called by God to proclaim and teach His word and support the Pastoral vision of The St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.


Sons of St. Mark

Rev. Kwame Crosby
Pastor, Sermon on the Mount MBC
Rev. Harold L. Mitchell
Pastor, Greater Emmanuel MBC


Deacons

Chairman:
Dea. Nathan Battle
Contact: charimanofdeacons@stmarkmbcofla.org
Vice-Chairman: Dea. Roy Brown
Meeting Date: Friday before the 1st Sunday
Meeting Time: 7:30 PM

The Deacons Ministry is overseen by the Chairman and Vice-chairman, while other areas of ministry are assigned a personal Deacon to oversee them. This includes (but not limited to): Visiting the sick & shut-in; overseeing the benevolent needs of the congregation; caring for the church's building and grounds; supervising transportation needs of the congregation; assisting in preparing candidates for Baptism; overseeing the security and liaison to the Core Ministries per direction of the Pastor.


Dea. Nathan Battle Dea. Roy Brown Dea. Woodrow Thomas Dea. Robert Smith  
Dea. James Sheffield Dea. Rufus Cobbs Mr. Freddie Lathan Mr. Theodore Johnson Mr. James Frazier

Trustees

Chairman: Dea. James Frazier
Contact: chairmanoftrustees@stmarkmbcofla.org
Vice Chairman: Dea. James Sheffield

The purpose of the Trustee Ministry is to create short and long range plans for property care and improvements, to represent and act in the best interest of the membership to assure continuation and protection of the church's assets and make sound judgments with respect to property and financial investments. The trustees handle the financial operations of the church, and the general maintenance and well-being of the church facility.

Dea. James Frazier

Dea. James Sheffield

Dea. Nathan Battle   Mr. Freddie Lathan
Debra Frazier, Trustee Church Secretary and Trustee: Ann Woodmore Cletta Banks, Trustee    

Deaconesses

President: Ann Bernard

Vice President: Loretha Battle
Meeting Date: Saturday before the 1st Sunday
Meeting Time: 1:00 PM

The mission of the Deaconess Ministry is to meet the needs of the St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church members, under the spiritual guidance of its Pastor and the Deacons by promoting the spiritual growth in the church.

The purpose of the Deaconess Ministry is to care for and assist the needs of the overall congregation. Wherever there are sick and shut-in members as well as members in need of prayer, the Deaconess Ministry will be there to help. They will be in contact with all sick members and monitor the prayer list to ensure that members are not alone. They are responsible for the preparation and setting up of Holy Communion on the first Sunday of each month. The Deaconess should instruct all female baptismal candidates as to what they are suppose to wear.

1 Timothy 8:11 - "Even so must their wives be grave, not slanders, sober, faithful in all things."


Ann Bernard Loretha Battle Mosie Blow Lorene Harper  
Wanda Dean Joyce Matthew  Irma Chamber Pearlie Brown  
Emma Anderson Ann Woodmore Johnnie Dixon    


Church Secretary

Church Secretary: Ann Woodmore

Ann Woodmore
Contact: annwoodmore@stmarkmbcofla.org

The church secretary is a very special ministry and important in a church setting. She is on the frontlines, and is one of the first people the public sees and talks to. The person working in this position should be a Christian who is knowledgeable in administrative work and willing to go "above and beyond" the personal investment in a job that is considered "normal" in the secular world of work.




Church Clerks

Ann Bernard

Church Clerk: Ann Bernard
Assistant Church Clerk: Mosie Blow

The Church Clerk maintains accurate membership count and records of its official business decisions. The Church Clerk is elected to fill this capacity in the local church.




Church Website Administrator

Website Administrator: Rev. Dr. Carl Washington

Rev. Dr. Carl Washington
Contact: revcarlwashington@stmarkmbcofla.org

The St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church Website Administrator, also known as Webmaster, maintains, oversees and manages the church website. The Website Administrator interacts with website developers, network and server technicians, and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to ensure that the church keeps an updated website.




Audio, Video, IT Technician

Shareca Swan - Audio, Video, IT Technician

Technician: Shareca Swan
Contact: sharecapaulk@stmarkmbcofla.org

The Audio, Video and IT Technician has a passion for participating in planning, set-up, operation and maintenance of audio, video, and lighting equipment for all worship services, conferences, telecommunication, and special events such as live streaming and recording services. This ministry also serves to diagnose computer problems, install software, and perform tests on computer equipment and software. Also set up computer equipment, schedule maintenance, and teach members to use software.

This position has a strong emphasis on video directing and producing, and provides an incredible opportunity to grow, refine and/or develop new skills. Our technician must be self-initiating, motivated and a problem-solving, action-oriented person. Organization skills are a must with the flexibility to lead and follow, respond quickly and efficiently to on-call situations, and be able to work a flexible schedule. This position is created to help people all over the world connect to work and ministry of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.




Church Historian

Patricia McNeal - Church Historian  

Sis. Patricia McNeal

The Church Historian keeps the historical records up to date; provides an annual report on the care of church records and historical materials to the church membership, records any historical materials including all documents, minutes, journals, diaries, reports, letters, pamphlets, papers, manuscripts, maps, photographs, books, audiovisuals, sound recordings, magnetic or other tapes, or any other documentary material, regardless of form or characteristics.




Ministry Leaders

Learn more about our auxiliary ministries on our ministries page.

Brotherhood
President: Freddie Lathan
Deaconess
President: Ann Bernard
Senior Mission / WMU
President: Ann Woodmore
Contact: annwoodmore@stmarkmbcofla.org
Women Fellowship
Coordinator: Ann Woodmore
Contact: annwoodmore@stmarkmbcofla.org
Junior Women
President: Terell Smith
Senior Ushers
President: Erica Wesley
Sunday School
Director: James Sheffield
Inspirational Choir
President: Vanilla Lathan
Male Chorus
President: James Sheffield
The Voices of St. Mark
President: Jazzmin Leftridge
Health Ministry
President: Johnnie King-Dixon
Health Fair Ministry
Coordinator: Darlene Cobbs

Evangelism Coordinators
Ann Woodmore, Debra Stew, Yvonne Lee

Children, Youth & Young Adult Ushers
President: Ja'Juan Johnson

Pastor's Support Group
President: Jean Saffold-Lester
Contact: jeansaffoldlester@stmarkmbcofla.org

T.M. Durr Scholarship Committee
Director: Loretha Battle
Contact: tmdurrscholarship@stmarkmbcofla.org
Tutorial Program
Coordinator: Shareca Swan
Contact: sharecapaulk@stmarkmbcofla.org
Home Visitation
Coordinator: Robert Smith, Deacons, WMU, Deaconess

Church Transportation:
Driver: Freddie Lathan

Culinary Committee
Coordinator: Patricia McNeal

Repast
Coordinator: Ora Collins

Wednesday Noon Day Prayer
Leaders: Rev. Dr. Carl Washington, James Sheffield, Yvonne Lee, Jean Preston
Food Ministry
Director: Roy Brown
Safety Ministry
Coordinators: Freddie Lathan, Theodore Johnson
Church Decorators
Coordinator: Rachel Neal
Publicity Ministry
Coordinator: Gloria McBride
Audio, Video & IT
Shareca Swan
Contact: sharecapaulk@stmarkmbcofla.org