First Christian Church Welcomes Three New Pastors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 1st, 2019

Local Church Welcomes Three New Pastors

Middletown, Ohio-First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is excited to welcome three new ministers to the Pastoral Staff. The Rev. Dr. Willie J. Barnes-Jackson will be installed as Senior Pastor during a special service at 3:00 p.m. on October 20th. The Rev. Dr. Pamela T. Barnes-Jackson will also be installed as First Lady/Associate Pastor in that special service. The Rev. Connor L. Thompson will be commissioned as Associate Pastor at the 10:30 a.m. service on October 20th.

New Pastors to the Community

The Rev. Dr. Willie J. Barnes-Jackson

The Rev. Dr. Willie J. Barnes-Jackson from Dayton, Ohio and a United States Air Force Veteran. Rev. Dr. Barnes-Jackson has attended Central State University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Management Information Systems, Payne Theological Seminary receiving a Master of Divinity in Theological Studies and Pastoral and Marriage Counseling, and United Theological Seminary completing a Doctor of Ministry in Christian Education and Urban Ministry Development.

The Rev. Dr. Pamela T. Barnes-Jackson

The Rev. Dr. Pamela T. Barnes-Jackson also from Dayton, Ohio has attended Central State University receiving a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Management and Master of Education for Administrative Specialist in Higher Education and United Theological Seminary completing a Doctor of Ministry in Prophetic Preaching and Praxis.

Rev. Drs. Barnes-Jackson are both ordained ministers of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and they have been married for Thirty-two years and have six children and fourteen grandchildren.

Middletown Native Joins Pastoral Staff

The Rev. Connor L. Thompson

The Rev. Connor L. Thompson is a Middletown Native having graduated from Madison High School and graduating from Miami University in December with a Bachelor of Science in Non-Profit and Community Studies. Rev. Thompson has been a member of First Christian Church his entire life and is excited to serve in his home community as he continues graduate level studies from Philips Theological Seminary. Rev. Thompson is a commissioned minister of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is part of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States & Canada.

For more information, press only:

The Rev. Dr. Willie J. Barnes-Jackson

(937) 259-4475

pastorwjbj@frontier.com

For more information on First Christian Church:

http://www.fcc-middletown.org/

First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)