BROWN MEMORIAL MINISTRIES

Within Brown Memorial C.O.G.I.C. you will find many ministries that support the church, congregation and community. Learn more about how you can become involved!

Bishop Matthew Williams & The Brown Memorial Ministerial Staff

Leader(s) of Department /Unit/Auxiliary: Minister Tommy Jones, 1st Administrative Assistant

Contact Information : 813-248-5690

Best time to contact:  Anytime

Missionary Board

The Missionary Board is a group of women that have received license that will allow them to evangelize the work of the church as much as lies within her power. To carry the gospel of comfort and deliverance to the hospitals, jails, convalescent homes and personal residences. Missionaries visit the shut –ins and give physical assistance when there is a need.

Leader(s) of Department /Unit/Auxiliary: Mother Rosemary Gadsden, President; Mother Catherine Steven, 1stAssistant; Evangelist Iradia Carrion, 2nd Assistant

When the Department /Unit/Auxiliary Meets: Quarterly

Who to Contact to join /for information: Mother Rosemary Gadsden

Contact Information: 813-626-4344

Best time to contact:  Anytime

Sunday School

Sunday School is an educational opportunity for children, young people and adults to come and study God’s word every Sunday morning at 9:30AM.

Leader(s) of department /unit/Auxiliary:  Mother Maureen K. Hayes

1st Assistant – Elder Michael Savage

2nd Assistant – Deacon Bernard Gallon

When the Department /Unit/Auxiliary meets: Yearly

Contact Information: Mother Maureen K. Hayes

Best time to contact: 813-727-9511

Sunshine Band

Sunshine Band creatively ministers to the spiritual needs of our youth through the word of God.

Leader(s) of department /Unit/Auxiliary: Sister DeBora Mincey, President; Missionary Teshamna Sanders ,Vice President

When the Department /Unit/Auxiliary meets: Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday Evening

Who to Contact to join /for information: Sister Debora Mincey

Contact Information : 813-626-4344

Best time to contact:  Anytime

Nurses Units

The Nurses Unit provides first aid, visit the sick and shut-in, attend funerals and health fairs.

Leader (s) of department /unit/Auxiliary:  Sister Jean Garden, Sister Yvonne Jefferson, Sister Loretta Brown

When the Department /Unit/Auxiliary Meets: Monday Night after the 3rd Sunday

Who to Contact to join /for information: Sister Barbara Bell

Contact Information: 813-979-2258

Best time to contact: Any time before 8pm

Missions Department

The Missions Department ministers to the homeless and serve hot meals. Also ministers to men and women who have been released from the penal system.

Leader(s) of Department /Unit/Auxiliary: Sister Barbara Bell, President; Deacon Anthony Bryant, Vice President

When the Department /Unit/Auxiliary Meets: 3rd Sunday and Thursday

Who to Contact to join /for information: Sister Barbara Bell

Contact Information: 813-254-3798

Best time to contact:  11:00 AM  – 8:30 PM Monday & Tuesday

Home and Foreign Missions

The Women Home and Foreign missions help support the local churches and pastors and where ever help is need aid the missions department with caring for the homeless and their needs.

Leader(s) of Department /Unit/Auxiliary: Mother Mary Cumbie, President; Mother Jimie Toomes, Vice President

When the Department /Unit/Auxiliary Meets: 4th Sunday Evening at 6:00 PM

Who to Contact to join /for information: Mary Cumbie

Contact Information: 813-562-4658

Best time to contact:  Evenings

Greeters

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Leader(s) of Department /Unit/Auxiliary: Sister Nastraletta R. Battles

Who to Contact to join /for information: Sister Nastraletta Battles or Sister Mary Hamilton

Contact Information: 813-657-2787,813-417-7981,813-625-2510

Best time to contact:  Evenings

Christian Women's Council

The CWC seeks to help and motivate women above the 40, wives and families.

CWC President Sister Woody

Young Women's Christian Council

The YWCC seeks to help and motivate young women, wives and families.

Leader(s) of Department /Unit/Auxiliary: Mother C. Young, President; Sister LaSondra Savage, Vice President

When the Department /Unit/Auxiliary Meets: Monday after 1st Sunday

Contact Information: 813-677-5994

Best time to contact:  Evenings

Sewing Circle - Artistic Fingers

The Sewing Circle (Artistic Fingers) is where we fellowship, create what God has given us. For beginners as well as those with sewing experience.

Leader(s) of department /Unit/Auxiliary: Sister Chandrika Hayes, President; Sister Olga Stone, 2nd Assistant

When the Department /Unit/Auxiliary Meets: Thursday after 2nd Sunday at 7:00 PM

Who to Contact to join /for information: Sister Chandrika Hayes

Contact Information: 813-923-6431

Best time to contact:  Anytime

Prayer Warriors

Deacon Board

Deacon Burrows, President

Mother's Board

Usher's Board

Pastor's Aid

Hospitality

Deacons' Wives

Prison Ministry - In-Time Harvest

Elder and Minister Wives

The Elder and Minister Wives fellowship and discuss personal and family issues

Church Clerks