“Now all these things are from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation; namely, that God was in Christ reconciling the world to Himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and He has committed to us the word of reconciliation.” ~ 2 Corinthians 5:18-19

We are a multicultural congregation preaching the Word of God in an atmosphere of acceptance and reconciliation.

Our Leadership Team

Dr. Kenneth Barker, Lead Pastor

Associate Pastor
Lisa Williamson Barker

Assistant Pastors
Vanessa Burtin  •  Walter Burtin  

Deacons & Deaconesses
Britannica Reed
Michael McNeal
Zelma Hodge
Sterling Bolden

Emeritus Elders
Jesse Bellamy • Eugene Dumas  •  Barbara Williamson  • Dolphus Williamson   

Our Mission

Following Christ and Making Disciples.

Our Vision

To provide an environment where every member develops and demonstrates love for the Lost.

Our Core Values

    • We are a multi-ethnic place of worship committed to obedience to God and His Word.
    • We believe in Christ-centered fellowship, based upon principles found in the Old and New Testaments.

Senior Pastor

Kenneth Barker

Dr. Kenneth C. Barker is a Pastor, a Psychologist with more than 15 years experience in the mental health field and over 30 years of teaching experiences which span the range from kindergarten through university.  Prior to serving as one of God’s pastors, he served as a full-time associate professor of psychology, sociology, and communications. His goal is to simplify the learning experience and promote a greater understanding of the gospel message.  He believes a clear understanding of the gospel…
Presenter & Worship Leader

Traci Gunnum

Jane Hill


Michael McNeal

Deacon & Grief Share Team Leader

Sterling Bolden

Deaconess, Hospitality Team

Britannica Reed

Deacon, chief cook and bottle washer!

Mike Hill

Pam Johnson

Associate Pastor

Eugene Dumas

Eugene & Juanita Dumas
Associate Pastor

Lisa Williamson Barker

A passionate exhorter, desiring to stir up the body of Christ to good works. Always active, Lisa equips and coaches others to help them overcome obstacles, create change and achieve their goals. Born and raised in Chicago, she is married to Kenneth Barker and they have two children, Kelsey and Michael. FAVORITE SCRIPTURE #1 Mark 9:23-24 23 “‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.”  24 Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!” Favorite SCRIPTURE…