Pastor John W. Davis, Sr.
Biography Of Dr. John W. Davis, Sr.
Office: 1028 Denny Avenue
Pascagoula, MS 39567
1981 to present: Pastor of The Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Pascagoula, MS 39567
Born August 10, 1934 to the union of the late Mr. Willie and
Mrs. Mary Davis of Laurel, Mississippi
Married to the former Virgie Louise Sumlin of Waynesboro, MS on
July 4, 1958
Father of two: Dr. John W. Davis, Jr., Pastor Of Faith Missionary Baptist Church, Gulfport, MS and Maurice B. Davis Assistant Chief, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Gauiter, MS
Pastor, Teacher, Businessman, Builder, Humanitarian and Counselor
Official Convention Title (s):
Member Of Advisory Committe Of National Baptist Convention, Inc.
Executive Advisor to President Jerry Young Of The National Baptist Convention, USA, INC.
Former Chairman of President's Council and Board Member
of The National Baptist Convention USA, INC., past President of The New Educational State Convention of Mississippi.
Member and Pastor of The Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church,
1028 Denny Avenue, Pascagoula, MS 39567
1955 Graduate of Oak Park High School, Laurel, MS
1960 Graduate of Jackson State University, Bachelor of Music with emphasis on voice.
1967 Graduate of American Bible College, Kansas City, Missouri, Bachelor of Bible Psychology
1968 Graduate of American Bible College, Kansas City, Missouri, Master of Bible Psychology
1968 Graduate American Bible College, Kansas City, Missouri, D.D.
Former Chairman of President's Council & member of The National Baptist Convention, USA, INC.
Pastor of The Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
1028 Denny Avenue Pascagoula, MS 39567
Church phone # 228-769-1044
Church Fax # 228-769-1045
Former Pastor of Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, Louisville, MS
Concord Missionary Baptist Church, Forrest, MS
St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, Laurel, MS
New West Point Missionary Baptist Church, Waynesboro, MS
Campbell Junior College, Jackson, MS
Teacher in the Public School System (MS) for seven years
Writing And Creative Works (including Dissertation):
Doctoral Dissertation "Christianity, A System Of Truth."
Author Of Daily Vacation Bible School Booklet
Civil and other political activities:
Life member of NAACP, Member of SCLC,
Former member of the Advisory Board of Jackson County (Mississippi) Youth Court
Former member of the Jackson County (Mississippi) Salvation Army Domestic Violence Task Force
Former member of the Jackson County Extension Advisory Council of the Mississippi State University Extension Board
Former Trustee of the M.I. College and Institute, West Point, Mississippi,
Organizer and former President of Pascagoula, Mississippi Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance.
Awards and Fellowships:
1988 Recipient of the Louis Peyton Humanitarian Award
1990 Recipient of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Meritorious Spiritual Outreach Award
1990 Recipient of Mississippi Jack Scroll Merit Award
1992 Recipient of the Jackson County Mississippi Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance Minister Of The Year
1994 Recipient of the Moss Point/Jackson County, Mississippi Youth Court Volunteer Award
2012~ Minister Of The Year,
Honors and Special Achievements:
1994 Who's Who among Black Americans
1985 & 1989 Who's Who in the National Baptist Convention USA. INC.
A National and International known singer and recording artist
Minister's Council, National Baptist Convention, U.S.A. INC.
Former member of the Board Of Directors, National Baptist Convention, U.S.A, INC.
Past President of The New Educational State Convention Of Mississippi
Vice President of the New Educational State Congress Of Mississippi
Parliamentarian Of The Jackson County Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance
POLITICAL AFFILIATION: Democrat
The Greater Antioch Missionary Baptist Church
1028 Denny Avenue
Pascagoula, MS 39567
OFFICE PHONES: 228-769-1044/228-769-1045
EMAIL: thegreaterantioc @ bellsouth.net
Website: www. thegreaterantioch. com