Youth Ministries

iPraise (Dance Ministry)

iPraise (illustrative Praise) presents the gospel in dance. The ministry is open to all, regardless of age or gender. For more information, please see Sister LaRosa Gibson or Sister Lisa Thomas.

Anointed Praise (Youth Choir)

The Music Ministry serves two functions:

  1. Enhances all aspects of worship and preserves our great African American religious musical heritage.
  2. Presents the gospel in music form in a manner that draws unbelievers and prompts Christians to praise, listen, examine, accept, serve, evangelize, give, and depend on Jesus.

For more information, please see Director Brian Williamson.

Basketball Ministry

The ministry utilizes basketball as a medium to teach young people discipleship, practical survival skills, and Christian ethics. This ministry competes against other area churches. For more information, please see Brother Brian Williamson.

Youth Rap Session

Youth Rap Session is a safe space for teenagers to discuss real life issues with caring and supportive adults. For more information, please see Sister Renata Scott.

Junior Usher Board

The Junior Usher Board is comprised of young people under age 18 who facilitate entry into the church sanctuary for worship. For more information, please see Sister Wanda Ridgeway.

Young People’s Division

The Young People’s Division is comprised of young people ages 2–26 who assist in implementing the Church’s missions program by performing service projects in the community and conducting workshops related to human rights and social action issues. The YPD meets the third Saturday at 1:00 pm. For more information, please see Sister Kyrsten Rosette.