REV. EDWARD ALEXANDER, JR.,
PRESIDENT OF THE LOUISIANA MISSIONARY BAPTIST STATE CONVENTION
OFFICIALLY INSTALLED OCTOBER 19, 2018
LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA
The Louisiana Missionary Baptist State Convention marked its 139th year with the installation of Rev. Edward Alexander, Jr as President on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Lake Charles, Louisiana at the Christian Baptist Church located at 4460 5th Avenue. Officiating the service was immediate Past President Dr. C.S. Gordon, Jr. LMBSC was blessed to have Dr. Jerry Young, President of National Baptist Convention, USA, deliver the message. Administering the Installation oath was the Honorable Judge Ronald Ware.
President Alexander’s vision for the LMBSC includes a life of service by Maintaining, Reclaiming, and Building the convention. He is committed to the mission of the NBCUSA, Inc. and vows to continue to work throughout the convention.
. He is a graduate of McNeese State University, where he received his A.A. in General Studies, and his B.A. in Social Studies Education; he received Honorary Doctor of Divinity degree from Union Baptist College and Theological Seminary.
President Alexander is entering his twenty-fifth year as Pastor of Christian Baptist Church. With a vision to “Meet the Needs of the Total Person – Spirit, Soul, and Body”, the membership continues to grow. New Ministries have been created, such as, Children’s Church, New Member Orientation Classes, Singles’ Ministry, Marriage Ministry, S.P.A.R.K and B.L.A.Z.E Youth Ministry, F.L.A.M.E Young Adult Ministry, and Hour of Power (A Wednesday night Bible Study). In respect to the vision, President Alexander has led the CBC family in meeting the needs of the local community through free outreach programs such as: the Dorcas Food Pantry, Good Friday Fellowship, clothing and feeding of the homeless, benevolent fund, provide full meals for family members during a repast, provide necessities for Harvey flood victims, Annual Health and Resource Fair, Kingdom Karnival, and Voter Registration drives. President Alexander praises God for the numerous persons who have come to accept Jesus Christ as their personal Savior.
President Alexander previously served as the General Secretary for the LMBSC under Immediate Past President, Dr. C.S. Gordon. He currently serves as Secretary of Calcasieu M&E Association, a member of the of Louisiana Interchurch Conference Board of Directors, and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He is married to Edriena Alexander and they are the proud parents of Taylor and Isaiah and the proud grandparents of Favour.
For further information please contact:
Sis. Nicole Simien or Sis. Gaynell Clemons, Executive Assistant to the President at Louisiana Missionary Baptist Association
Office: (337) 564-6293 or Fax: (337) 478-6426
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