MINISTRY PROFILES

AUDIO/VISUAL MINISTRY

The Audio/Visual Ministry promotes Jesus’ charge of sharing the gospel with the globe using technology and social media platforms. They develop and utilize creative ways to enhance service presentation, live stream, and produce quality audio and visual presentation of the worship experience.

BIBLE CENTER

DIRECTOR-LENA RICHARDS

The purpose of the Bible Center is to reach people of all ages for Christ and to teach God’s word, which is the ultimate source of truth for living a life that honors Him. To Provide spiritual care in accordance with Jesus’s Great Commission that we are not only to “make disciplines and baptize but to teach them to observe all that I have commanded you.” Matthew 28:18-20.
 
The objective of the Bible Center is to:

  • Provide a Christ-centered and Bible-based foundation that will assist the

students in experiencing a closer walk with God.

  • Provide an atmosphere that demonstrates how the Bible is relevant in their

lives.

 

  • Teach and demonstrate what it means to be a Christian by instilling ethnic and spiritual pride in each student.

DORCAS MINISTRY

LEADER-SHARON ALPHONSO

The Dorcas Ministry is guided by the life and service of Dorcas found in Acts 1:9-43. The Dorcas Ministry aims to help the needy and less fortunate through acts of service, community outreach, and empowerment via spiritual development sessions.

EVANGELISM MINISTRY 

LEADER-AARON CORBIN

The Evangelism Ministry shares the message and love of God with neighboring communities and the world. They are guided by the Holy Spirit to serve as conduits connecting men, women, young adults, and children to Christ.

EXERCISE AND FITNESS MINISTRY 

LEADERS-SHAWN FORDE AND PETULA HANLEY

The Exercise/ Fitness Ministry facilitates fun exercise sessions for persons of all fitness levels. The aim is to honor and care for the body through the incorporation of exercise and healthy sustainable lifestyle changes.

HEALTH MINISTRY 

LEADER-CHRISTINE MILLS

The health ministry empowers the congregation and community to honor and care for the body. This is accomplished through proactive education, and health seminars geared towards the incorporation of healthy lifestyle practices such as diet and exercise, preventive care, and medication management. Medical professionals also serve during services and events providing emergency
intervention as necessary.

HOSPITALITY MINISTRY 

LEADER-DENISE CREESE

The Hospitality Ministry has been empowered and equipped by the Holy Spirit to be joyful servants. The ministry aims to minister to the hearts of all who enter the church through excellent greetings, food service preparation and delivery, serving
the community with bite sized blessings.

MEN'S MINISTRY

LEADER-GARFIELD MASON

The Men’s Ministry foster an environment where men share, grow, support, and uplift each other thereby strengthening the body of Christ and the community.  Men engage in bible study to address their spiritual needs. They participate in health seminars and discussions about health issues affecting men and engage in recreational activities to care for and improve their physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing.

PANTRY

LEADER-BERNICE LAYNE

The pantry ministry provide food to the community from grants provided by various city agencies. Members of the church volunteer time, exercise patience, and utilize organizational skills to interact with the public to ensure that the basic need for food is met.

PRAYER MINISTRY

LEADER-JOYCE MASON

The prayer ministry models God’s word of praying without ceasing. Prayer is the key that unlocks God’s power to act on our behalf. The prayer ministry serves as intercessors promoting a fervent relationship with God praying for the needs of the Body of Christ, the community, and the globe.

SCHOLARSHIP AND EDUCATION MINISTRY

LEADER-VERONICA BROWN

The objective of the Scholarship and Education Ministry is to assist in educating the youth of Bedford Central Presbyterian Church and its neighboring communities on the importance of higher education. Youth and families are supported to navigate the academic process, to access resources, identity a career path and successfully achieve career goals.

SENIOR MINISTRY

LEADER-JUDY BEST

The Senior Ministry fosters an environment where senior members of the congregation and community can fellowship through weekly bible reading, devotions, exercise, birthday celebrations and the enjoyment of breaking bread.  Members are connected and serve as a support for each other.

SOLID ROCK PRAISE DANCERS

LEADERS-CHRIS PETERS & NONA REECE

The Solid Rock Praise Dancers are guided by the word of God and the Holy Spirit to minister His word through dance. The aim is to develop a Solid Rock -hard faith that will meet and stand the test of any storm.

SOCIAL JUSTICE MINISTRY

LEADER-PETULA HANLEY

The Social Justice Ministry actively engage in the political process through community organizing and engagement, challenging local and state government to effectively meet the needs of the respective communities they are elected to serve.

TOTALLY HIS

LEADER-SIMEON BOGUE AND TATITANA BUTTERS

The Social Justice Ministry actively engage in the political process through community organizing and engagement, challenging local and state government to effectively meet the needs of the respective communities they are elected to serve.

USHER BOARD

LEADER-VILMA SMITH

The Usher Board is the beacon of light to everyone who enter the doors of the church. They spread the love of God with warmth as they greet and usher persons in the building and maintain and orderly environment during services and events.

WOMEN'S MINISTRY

LEADER-VALERIE REID

The Women’s Ministry’s aim is to see women come together in fellowship to:

  • To experience spiritual growth through studying the word of God.

  • Discuss and share issues impacting women and provide Godly solutions.

  • Grow in faith and love for God’s Word.

  • Connect with one another in service for Christ and the community.

  • Engage in social activities to care for and improve their physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing.

WORSHIP AND MUSIC MINISTRY

The Worship and Music Ministry joyfully usher in the presence of God through organized, organic, spirit led music, song, and worship.

YOUTH MINISTRY

Bedford Central Youth Ministry creates a safe space for teens and young adult to share and experience God’s transformative power. Youth are encouraged and equipped to live for Christ and to share their faith with others.