Pastoral Staff

Pastor, Reverend Brian R. Thompson, Sr.
First Lady, Director of Women’s Ministries,
Reverend Felica R. Thompson

Fayetteville District

Presiding Elder

Rev. Joseph C. Brown, Sr. 

Convenes quarterly conferences at each local church, district conference (annual)

Evans Metropolitan

New Bethel

Lock’s Creek

Mt. Hebrew

Willis Creek

St. John

Gardner’s Chapel

Chapel Grove

Spring Branch

Moore’s Chapel

Simon Temple

Mattocks Memorial

Mt. Zion

Wesley Chapel


Rock Spring

Clark’s Chapel

Hood Memorial

Snow Hill

New Life

Eastern North Carolina Episcopal District

Presiding Bishop

Bishop Kenneth Monroe

Convenes check-up meetings and annual conference; receives reports, gives out appointments, ordains / passes ministers-in-training to next level, collects funds for operation of conference (Home Missions, etc.) and the connectional assessments.

Durham District

Sanford District

Dunn-Lillington District

Fayetteville District

Laurinburg District

Raleigh District


Associate Ministers

Rev. Felica Thompson
Rev. Gloria Williams
Rev. Rosemary Matthews
Rev. Faith Ladson
Rev. Linda McCall
Rev. Rani Brown
Rev. Ida Bennett
Rev. Christopher Oliver
Rev. Samaria Richardson
Rev. Caroll Davis-Forte
Sis. Jonette Camp
Bro. Ronnie VanDyke
Rev. Carlton Smith (Retired)
Rev. Beulah Greene (Retired)
Rev. Dr. Leon Newton
Rev. Geraldine McLean
Rev. Brenda Richardson
Rev. Ruby Jones
Rev. Paula Battle-Young
Rev. Adrianne D. Newton
Rev. Brechelle Pinkett
Rev. Wilhelmina Rogers
Rev. Dr. Vanessa Alford
Rev. Timothy Carmichael
Sis. Donelle Simmons
Rev. Dr. Juanita Greene
Rev. Charlotte Wilson
Rev. Geneva Anderson
Rev. Mark Eubanks
Rev. Cynthia Olden
Rev. Baga Glaize
Rev. Jevonne Bradley
Rev. Adrian McNair
Rev. Tracey Sneed
Bro. Tyrone Williams
Sis. Vonda Fairley
Sis. Tracy Harris
Rev. Loretta Welch-Norton



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