Elective Pastoral Ministries
Leader: Pastor Dwayne K. Pickett, Sr.

Under pastoral leadership, these persons are qualified according to scripture to assist the pastor in shepherding in ways that are supraculturally defined.

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Associate Ministers
Men and women called by God to administer the Word of God in various ways.

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Qualified men and women who are to assist the pastor and elders in caring for God’s people .

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Deacons’ Wives
Purpose: To support the pastor and their spouses, the deacons, to support the church in whatever capacity needed, and to oversee the ordinances carried out by the church: baptism and communion.

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Mothers’ Ministry
Purpose: To enhance the spiritual matters of the church by helping to bring peace, love, and Christian unity in the membership throughwitness and conduct

  • To pray consistently for the pastor and his family
  • To pray for all ministries and leaders
  • To pray for the church family

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Power of 12
Purpose: To establish an immediate contact and fellowship network for our present membership allowing sufficient care of each member

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Counseling Ministry
Objective: To bring comfort and spiritual guidance and to restore hope to hurting Christians through the HolySpirit and the Word of God

Armor Bearer
Purpose: To assist the first family in advancing the Kingdom of God through prayer, verbal encouragement, and various acts of kindness

Prayer Ministry

Media Ministries: Leader – Min. Luigia Hodge

  • Television
  • Audio/Sound
  • Photography
  • Lighting
  • Duplication
  • PowerPoint
  • Magazine
  • Email/Texting
  • Website
  • Runner

(Edifice) Building & Facilities Ministries
Leader: Elder Alvin Jackson

  • Events
    Purpose: The Trustee Ministry
  • Trustees
    Purpose: The Trustee Ministry of NJC is responsible for holding in trust all property belonging to the church and shall take all necessary measures for its protection, management, and upkeep.
  • Custodians
    Purpose: To maintain the cleanliness and the beautification of the buildings
  • Decor
    Purpose: To provide guidance in the selection of all things that lend to aesthetics of the buildings of New Jerusalem Church
  • Grounds
    Purpose: To maintain the beautification of the grounds
  • Transportation
    Mission: To help meet the needs of whole man by providing transportation to and from services for those in need
  • Parking Lot
  • Taste Kitchen
  • Harvest Food Ministry

Executive Business Administration Ministries: – Leader: Elder Al McDowell

  • Business
  • NJ Bookstore
  • Finance
  • Office

Edifying and Training Ministries:
Dr. Tracy Pickett | CE Asst.: Dr. Deidre Wheaton

  • Christian Education
  • NJ Christian School…Academy, Preschool & Afterschool
  • New Members
  • Orientation
  • Visitors’ Project
  • Shepherding Project
  • Birthday Project
  • Telephone Ministry
  • Servant Ministry
  • Christianity 1on1
  • Life to Life

Executive Pastor: Jim Nelson

Enrichment and Support Ministries: Leader: Elder Sam West

  • Couples
  • Marriage and Family
  • Family Enrichment
  • Health Ministry
  • Maximized Manhood
  • Singles
  • Sisters In Christ Women’s Ministry
  • Grace Abounds
  • Legal Ministry
  • College/Young Adult

Evangelizing Ministries:
Pastor Dwayne K. Pickett, Sr.

  • Evangelism
  • Food and Clothing
  • Prison
  • Missions

Exalting Ministries:
 Rev. Chandra Wise

  • Music
  • Dance
  • Mime
  • Theatre
  • Ushers
  • Greeters
  • Step

Children Ministries:
Julian Pickett

  • Nursery
  • Children
  • Children’s Church
  • Children’s Bible Study

Youth Ministries:
Pastor Julian Pickett

  • Youth
  • Youth Bible Study
  • Men of Honor
  • Ladies of Honor
  • Tutoring

Purpose: To help students and adults strengthen their academic skills