Greater First Baptist Church

Ministries and Auxiliaries

Associate Ministers

Rev. Joyce Dodd
Rev. Willie Chambers
Rev. Terrence Gibson


Deacon Board

Chairman: Thornton York

Board members: Bobby Dodd, Charles Flemons, Bozzie Phelps, Fernando Jackson, King Wooten, and Thornton York

Meets Tuesday before first Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

Trustee Board

Chairman: Richard Mitchell

Treasurer: Donald Dodd

Board members: Margaret Dodd, Ron Tribble

Meets second Monday at 6 p.m.


Usher Board

Leader: Vanessa Shepherd

Meets third Saturday at 10:30 a.m.


Sanctuary Choir

Minister of Music: Rene Paul

Organist/Pianist: Rev. Terrence Gibson

Bass Player: Thornton York

Meets Thursdays at 6 p.m.


Sunday School

Superintendent: Margaret Dodd.

Teachers: Rev. Willie Chambers, Verna Rogers and Bobby Dodd

Meets Sundays at 9:15 a.m.


Bus Ministry

Leader: Vanessa Shepherd

Drivers: Bill Burgess Jr., Steven Hoffer

Meets as needed


Christian Education

Director: Margaret Dodd

Meets as needed

Decorating Committee

Leader: Rev. Joyce Dodd

Meets as needed


Hospitality Committee

Leader: Rev. Joyce Dodd

Meets as needed


Media Ministry

Leader: Karey Burgess

Meets as needed


Men's Ministry

Facilitators: Bobby Dodd

Meets second and fourth  Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.


Senior's Ministry

Facilitators: Gwen Roberts

Meets second and fourth Tuesday at 11:30 a.m.


New Members Class

Facilitator: Rev. Victor Paul Sr. 

Meets third Sunday at 9 a.m.


Leader: La'Rita Johnson 

Meets as needed


C.R.E.W (Youth Ministry)

Youth Director: Margaret Dodd

Meets as needed


Pastor's Auxiliary Team

Leader: Rev. Joyce Dodd

Meets as needed

Praise Team

Meets one hour prior to choir rehearsal - Thursdays 5 p.m.

Prayer Ministry

Facilitator: Rev. Willie Chambers

Meets as needed


Website Administration

Leader: Natasha Mitchell

Meets as needed


Women's Ministry

Facilitator: Vicki Sayles

Meets first Monday evening of each month at 5:30 p.m.