Andre Hawkes – Head Usher    804-712-0165

The Combined Ushers Ministry Unites the Ladies, Male and Youth Ushers of Metropolitan Baptist Church for complete obedience and service to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, in an effort to minister to His people, in our church and community. Our mission is to also follow the wishes of our Pastor and governing body in providing adequate seating and any necessary literature for all worshippers during all services.

2017-2018 Ushers Officers:
Head Usher: Andre’ Hawkes
                             Men:                                                                Women:
President:           Reuben Howard                                          Cynthia Hawkes
V. President:      Alphonso Burrow                                        Sharon Gilchrist
Secretary:           Reginald Glover                                           Wanda Jones
Treasurer:          Kevin Hill                                                     Roberta Morgan
Chaplain:            William Steele                                              Wanda Knight
Asst. Chaplain: Ernest Harrison

President: Rex Morgan

Our mission is to oversee the Hospitality Tables for all regular and special church services. This includes preparing the tables and making sure the areas around the tables are clean and inviting as well as decorating the tables. We also plan, supervise, and implement small, medium and large group gatherings for all occasions for church functions and church member functions such as Anniversaries and Season of Life events when tasked to serve.

Our ability to communicate warmth using hospitality-related language-body language as well as welcoming words and a smile-may help the other person, and make their day!

1 Corinthians 12:25-27

President: Deacon-Elect Eddie Rose

Ironmen is a progressive, Spirit lead ministry dedicated to creating disciples for Jesus through witnessing. We stand unified on the promises of God. We are spiritually motivated with direction and purpose-seeking opportunities for spiritual growth and renewal.

President: Deacon-Elect Eddie Rose

Boys to Men Ministry strives to provide spiritual, social, educational and economical guidance to young males by sharing what we have learned through Christ to expand their spiritual growth.

marriage-ministryPresident Rev. Leroy Evans

Vice-President Mary Burrow

The vision of the Marriage Ministry is to build strong Christian families that contribute towards building a strong church and community, to promote Christian values, and the need for a Godly family through the word of Jesus the Christ.

The mission of the Marriage Ministry is to study the word of God and to use the word of God to strength a Marriage between a man and a woman by concentrating on Faith, Family, Finance, and Intimacy.

Help yourself by reaching out to others. The Missionary Ministry meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30PM

nursesPresident: Rosa Epps

The Mission of Nurse’s Ministry is to strengthen the relationship between the nurses and the congregation by providing supports that will assist in promoting better mental and physical health and emotional well-being.

The Vision of Nurse’s Ministry is to aid our members with compassionate care in their time of illness by providing professional excellence in first aid services until medical staff arrives.

pastors-aideWHO ARE WE
The Pastor’s Aide Ministry assists the Pastor with ministry, serving as caretakers of the Pastor and his family. The purpose of the Pastor’s Aid Ministry is to provide service to the Pastor, ensuring that he or she is fully equipped, prepared, and able to fulfill his responsibilities in leading the congregation. The ministry provides the support needed to the Pastor and his family, whether it be in the form of prayer, encouragement through words, or other actions that show their love and gratitude to the pastoral family. Members must be prepared to assist by caring for pastor’s belongings, anticipating the pastor’s needs and demands so as to properly furnish and supply what is needed.


CARE AND SUPPORT –The most basic responsibilities of a Pastor’s Aide ministry is to provide care and support for the pastor and his family. This includes, but not limited to, praying for the pastor, offering verbal encouragement and voicing gratitude for the Pastor’s work. Members are charged with caring for Pastor’s spiritual health. If the pastor has a crisis of faith, for example, the Pastor’s aide ministry will help him work through it and find divine guidance.

SPECIAL EVENTS – Pastor’s Aide Ministry are usually in charge of celebrations and special events that honor the Pastor, the Pastor’s wife’s birthday, their wedding anniversary, Father’s Day and even the full month of the Pastor’s church anniversary. Pastor’s Aide plans the celebrations, coordinates with other church ministries, solicits donations from the congregation, gives and receives gifts of appreciation on behalf of the Pastor.

MISSION – To serve and be of support to pastor and his family in all areas of their lives with the love of God, ensuring their needs are met at all times.

To keep track of pastor’s birthday and other special anniversaries or occasions, and plan activities, in collaboration with other ministries, for these events.

To assist the pastor in whatever he may need to best meet his goals for serving the congregation.

Season-CitizenPresident: Mazie Blount
Secretary: Josephine Jenkins

The Seasoned Citizen’s Ministry meets the first Tuesday of each month at 11am. In addition, we host two activities each month.

President: Kimberly Evans

Women unified in Christ

Our mission is to pray, support, encourage and empower one another by coming together through the Grace of God, and by sharing life experiences.

Fellowship, Unity and Salvation!!!!! To become the Women that God has called us to be.

Who Are We?

  • We are Women of GOD, We serve Jesus Christ the Living Son of GOD.
  • We are his Daughters, He is our Father
  • We are Seasoned Women, we bring wisdom and knowledge
  • We are Youthful Women, we bring new insight and refresh the Seasoned Women

We are genuine women with a love for God and our Sisters in Christ!!!!

Women of Wisdom Leadership

The Women of Wisdom meet on the 4th Saturday of each month at noon at Metropolitan Baptist Church.

W.O.W. fellowships each 4th Saturday at Noon

w_bland_praise_dancersThe William N. Bland praise dance ministry is designed to express the art of dance through praise and worship of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; for it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful. Psalm 147:1