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Reverend Dennis W. Moody

Rev. Dennis W. Moody, a native of Gaston, North Carolina, attended the Northampton County Public Schools and is a graduate of North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina.  A former Investigative Specialist with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Rev. Moody was assigned to FBI Headquarters and to Field Offices in Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Baltimore, Maryland.   Rev. Moody is happily married to DeShea, and together they have four children: ShaLandra, Carey, Terrence, and Ashley; seven grandchildren: Jaia, Jamal, Cameron, Corey, Cobe', Chloe, and Jose; and a goddaughters, Oksana and Angelica.

Associate Minister

Reverend Judy Watkins

Rev. Judy Watkins is a resident of Forest, Virginia where she resides with her husband Deacon James M. Watkins, Jr.  They have three children and three grandchildren. She is the daughter of Mrs. Emma B. Reynolds and the late Deacon James W. Reynolds, Sr. and is one of nine children.  She retired from her job as Media Assistant for Lynchburg City Schools June 2006, after twenty-six years of service.

Associate Minister

Reverend Lola Reynolds

Rev. Lola Reynolds is a native of Lynchburg, Virginia and was educated in the Lynchburg School System.  Her husband is Deacon Floyd Reynolds to whom she has been married for 45 years.  Rev. Reynolds accepted Christ at an early age, joining Ivy Hill Baptist Church at the age of eight.  She later joined Sharon Baptist Church in Big Island, Virginia; which is now Sharon Missionary Baptist Church.  Rev. Reynolds has been a member at Sharon Missionary Baptist Church for over 35 years.  She is a former member of the Gospel Chorus, and past President of the Pastor’s Aid Club.  Rev. Reynolds continues to serve in several organizations of the church today.

Associate Minister

Reverend Preston Little

Rev. Preston Little was born and raised in Lynchburg, Virginia.  He was educated in Lynchburg Public Schools, graduating from E.C. Glass High School.  Rev. Little, a licensed Minister of the Gospel, received his Associates Degree in Biblical Studies from Eastern Theological Seminary in 2003; and, he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies from Eastern Theological Seminary in 2009.  Rev. Little is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Divinity at Eastern Theological Seminary.  Rev. Little, in an effort to “study to show himself approved”, has also received additional studies at the Virginia University of Lynchburg and the Samuel DeWitt Proctor Youth Advocacy Ministry Institute in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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