Zion Baptist to host Men’s Day 2012 - Men Moving forward in Ministry PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 25 October 2012 07:14

Rev. Terry Alexander

Zion Baptist Church presents Men’s Day 2012 with the theme of "Men Moving Forward in Ministry" on Sunday, October 28, 2012 beginning at 11:00 AM. Zion is located at 801 Washington Street, Columbia, SC. The phone number is (803) 779-2809. Rev. Kevin E. Donalson, Pastor.

The community is cordially invited to share in this year’s presentation. The guest speaker will be the Rev. Terry Alexander, Pastor of Wayside Chapel Baptist Church.

Rev. Terry Alexander, Pastor of Wayside Chapel Baptist Church since 2003, is a native of Florence, South Carolina. He is the fourth of seven children of the late James and Adell Alexander. He is married to Starlee Davis Alexander. They are the proud parents of two children, a daughter Terrell (Corey) McClain and a son Matthew, and one granddaughter, Tori.

Rev. Alexander holds a Master of Divinity Degree from Howard University is presently a D. Min. student at Erskine Theological Seminary.

Along with his pastoral duties with Wayside Chapel Baptist Church, where the church is affiliated with the Progressive National Baptist Convention, he serves as Vice-chair of the SC Progressive Fellowship, and serves on the Social Action Public Policy Ministry for the PNBC. He has been elected to serve as the state’s Chairperson of the Mission Ministry. And he also serves on the Political Action Ministry, the Scholarship Committee for the SC Baptist Education and Missionary Convention. He is the vice president of the St. John Baptist Association Sunday School Convention.

Rev. Alexander is CEO of the Bermat Company, Inc., LLC. He and his wife own and operate a State Farm Insurance Agency.

Currently, Rev. Alexander is a member of the SC House of Representatives, District 59, where his is subcommittee Chair and member of the Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee. He chairs the Religious Affairs Committee of the SC Legislative Black Caucus and is involved in many community organizations and boards.

Pastor Alexander is a child of God. His is a true believer of the power of prayer. He often states, "If you don’t want things to change, then don’t pray." He is a firm believer that prayer and fasting is an essential part of the Christian faith. His humble spirit, willing heart and love for people are a few of his many attributes. He is consistently reminding us "When we do it unto the least of these, you’re doing it unto thee".