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A Church That Serves

The dictionary defines the word "Haven" as a place of safety or refuge. The Haven of Rest Missionary Baptist Church lives up to that name. Whether you are new to the area or simply searching for a church to call your own, Haven of Rest is the place for you. Our church has a rich history of community service.  Haven of Rest operates a Food pantry, which feeds upwards of 300 people on a weekly basis. The church provides food to those members of the community who lack the financial resources to meet their family's needs. Our church's pantry relies on volunteers to package and distribute the food. Our food pantry program would be a great place to serve your church and your community!

A Church Preparing for the Future

Haven of Rest Baptist Church has a dynamic Youth Ministry! The bible tells us that we should, "Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it." Our Youth Ministry works toward the spiritual development of our community's young people, thereby assisting them in forming a Christ- centered spiritual foundation. Haven's Youth Ministry encourages our young people to serve God and their community through service. The church's young people create fruit baskets during the holiday season for our senior citizens. The kids also, minister through liturgical dance, singing and worship. The Youth Ministry is led by a staff who are committed to introducing our young people to Christ. If you are searching for a church that you will enjoy, Haven is the place for you!

We Care About Our Seniors

Haven of Rest Missionary Baptist Church has a rich heritage of serving the seniors within the community. Our church has Haven Tower, which is a State of the Art eighty unit apartment building designed for independent living. The apartment building provides our seniors with the opportunity to form friendships with other seniors, who may not have family in the area. Haven of Rest offers a weekly bible study at Haven Tower, which brings church to those, who in many cases cannot go to church.  The Haven of Rest Church campus is the perfect place for a senior who doesn't drive, but wants to attend church regularly; because the church is right next door. We want to be your place of worship!

Upcoming Events



Here at Haven of Rest...

We want you to GET INVOLVED!

Below are several of our current ministries. Email us to learn more information.


Adult Choir, President

Sister Karen Cage

Christian Education Dean

Sis. Bertha Bonner

Deacon Board, Chairman
Deacon Robert Gipson

Deaconess, President

Sister Sarah Duncan

Environmental Ministry, President

Sister Yolanda Richmond

Evangelism Ministry, President

Elder Francis Lewis


Food Pantry, Director

Deaconess Sarah Duncan

Greeter's Ministry, President

Deaconess Linda Sanders

Levite Ministry, President

Sister Regina Gates

Men's Department, President
Deacon Robert Gipson 

Minister's Alliance, Director
Min. Margaret Brimm  

Minister of Music
Sis. Janice Trice

Missionary Department, President
Msn. Alberta Plunkett 

Mothers Board, President

Mother Edna Butler-Rose

Nurses Board, President

Sister Dorothy Davis

Praise and Worship Leader

Sis. Keneshia Hudson

Repast Coordinator
Sis. Cassandra Davis Reed

Shepherd's Care, President

Reverend Mulbe Dillard

Student Ministries, Director

Sister Brenda Sharpe

Sunday Sch., Superintendent

Sister Creolar Hoover

Trustee Board, President
Sister Arlisha Kennedy


Usher Board, President

Brother Mack Harris

Women's Auxiliary, President

Sister Sharon May


Women's Department, President
First Lady Jenise Dotson

Women’s Ministry, Director
Sister Annette Dewberry