Min. Regina Clarke-Simpson

Rev. Steven L. Martin


Rev. Rosa M. Clark

M. Div.

Rev. Monica A. Teal

M. Div.

Rev. Wilbur Willis III

M. Div.

Min. David Crawford

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The Jerusalem Baptist Church is blessed to have six called, gifted and anointed ministers of the Gospel, 
who eagerly assist pastor and people in carrying out the Work of the Kingdom - both in-reach and outreach.


The Reverend Rosa M. Clark is the longest-tenured member of our ministerial staff, having served in ministry here since 1997. Rev. Clark is a graduate of the Washington Baptist Theological Seminary and the Howard University School of Divinity. She has distinguished herself as both preacher and teacher in the Jerusalem family and beyond. Hers is an open heart always ready to pray and to praise.


The Reverend Steven L. Martin brings a wealth of ecclesiastical and public sector experience to the Jerusalem Family.   A U.S. Army veteran and a graduate of the Carnegie Mellon University, having earned a Masters Degree in Public Policy & Management, he has also pursued post-graduate theological studies at the Howard University School of Divinity and is currently a D. Min.  candidate at the Ashland Theological Seminary (Cleveland, OH). Rev. Martin enjoys and excels at preaching and teaching the Gospel.

The Reverend Monica Teal joined the ministerial staff when her husband, Rev. Rodney Teal, became pastor of our Church.  She is a gifted preacher, teacher and counselor.  Rev. Teal is graduate of the Samuel  DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.  She is the Comptroller of the Baptist World Alliance and is the leader of our Women's Ministry.


The Reverend Wilbur Willis III is a member of our ministerial staff.   Rev. Willis is a graduate of the Candler School of Theology of Emory University.  He is a former school teacher and a credentialed chaplain, with extensive experience in Christian education and ministry to youth and young adults.


Minister Regina Clarke-Simpson is the newest addition to the ministerial staff, having preached her initial sermon and been licensed to the preaching ministry in May 2017.  She is on-track to graduate in the Spring of 2018 from the Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University with both  Master of Divinity and  Master of Arts in Christian Education degrees. 


Minister David Crawford is a life-long member of the Jerusalem Baptist Church.  He is the son of the late Deacon Frank  Crawford & Deaconess Jermaine Crawford.  Min. Crawford preached his initial sermon in November 1999.