Ministerial

Ministerial Director

Calvin Preston
Phone: 404-792-0535, ext. 104
Fax: 678-701-0812

Administrative Secretary

Marlene Edwards
Phone: 404-792-0535, ext. 111
Fax: 678-701-0812

The role of Ministerial Department

• Communicate with the members and employees on behalf of the South Atlantic Conference Administration.  The Ministerial Department provides the local congregation with pastoral resources. The department director and associate minister to the individual pastors in the role of a pastor’s pastor to help enhance their ability to serve. The department’s goals are to provide an atmosphere in which pastors may be used of God as dynamic channels for the Holy Spirit and to offer opportunities for them to improve skills through numerous seminars as well as continuing education.
• Serve as a resource for the Pastors—The pastor has been appointed to be the spiritual leader of the local congregation by the conference committee. It is the pastor’s function to coordinate all the evangelism activities that present the gospel message of Jesus Christ to the community. By sermons, visitation, counseling, and earnest prayers in behalf of those in need, the pastor sets the example for church members and leads the way by inspiring the members to be a truly caring, soul-winning body of people.

The pastor’s highest work is to develop the local church leaders, and Conference departmental directors and support staff  into a training center for Christian service