Church Auxiliaries

Ministerial Staff – Dr. Demetrius Lloyd Williams, PhD
The Ministerial Staff of the Garden of Gethsemane are the right hand of the Pastor. They gladly serve in several ministries throughout the church spreading the word of God and teaching the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Deacon Board – Deacon Martin Hillman
Our Deacon Board serves as armor bearers to the Pastor sanctifying the leader in the eyes of the people also in strengthening the families and our local community as soldiers for Christ.
In Memory:  Deacon Alexander Brown – (2004)     Deacon Chris Young – (2006)       Deacon James Young – (2006)

Hospitality - Missionary Sharon Hillman, President
Our Hospitality Board welcomes our visitors and guest, encouraging them to join us in our weekly services where we celebrate Christ. We welcome you once; we welcome you twice; we welcome you three times; in the name of Jesus Christ.

Mother’s Board – Church Mother Lucy Palmer, Mother Willie Bea Armstead, Mother Dorothy Rich,
Mother Rosetta Dupar, Mother Fanny Palmer

The Mother’s Board, Mother’s with wisdom and experience are able to teach the younger women how to live holy and virtuous lives. As recorded in Jeremiah 9:17 “Thus saith the Lord of hosts, consider ye, and call for the mourning women, that they may come; and send for cunning women, that they may come”.
In Memory:  Mother Bernice Gaines – Mother of our Pastor – (2008)   Mother Enese Winston – (2007)

Women’s Department - Evangelist Angel Gaines, President
Our Women’s Department is a ministry established for women for the purpose of instructing according to scripture the mandates of holy living.
In Memory:  Missionary Evelyn Miller – (2002)

Usher Board - Missionary Carol Frater, President, Missionary Pauline Henry, Assistant
You will find our Usher Board takes pride is serving our pastor, parishioners and guest. We will gladly welcome you in the house of the Lord with love and open arms, as we join together in unity, lifting up the name of Jesus.
In Memory:  Sister Latitia Lewis-Gaines – (2009)

Youth Department - Missionary Timea Gaines, President
Our Pastor and First Lady put great emphasis on teaching and caring for the youth of today. Our children are the most precious part of our future and we want to encourage them to learn of the Lord and feel that they are at home at the Garden of Gethsemane. We provide counseling and wholesome activities for our youth to enjoy and learn of the goodness of the Lord.

Music Department - Evangelist Precious Holmes, President
Our ensemble has become one of the most recognized groups in our area. As they sing to usher in the presence of the Lord, you will indeed be blessed through the ministry in song.