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Mt. Moriah Ministry-Associate Ministers

Rev. Albert L. Bullock


Rev. George C. Hall


Rev. Jimmie Releford

Rev. Jimmie J. Releford was born and raised in Merrillville, Indiana by his mother, Angela Y. Releford.  He also has a twin brother, Jeffrey K. Releford.  In 2004, the Lord spoke to him and told him that he was called to preach.  It was not until April 2010 when he fully accepted his calling.  July 17, 2011 was the date of his trial sermon. 

He is a Minister at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Gary, Indiana under the Pastorate of Rev. Dr. Marion J. Johnson Jr.

 Rev.Releford was ordained on November 25th, 2016.

 July 11th 2015, Rev. Releford married the love his life Shakira Michelle Bell.

Rev. Releford is a Sunday school teacher, serves on the audio ministry, church van driver, at Mt. Moriah.  Rev. Releford obtained his associate’s degree in Design Technology with a concentration in Architecture in December 2012. Knowing the importance of thoroughly understanding God’s Word, he also attended American Baptist College East Chicago Extension and plans on furthering his endeavors in obtaining a degree in Theological Studies in the near future.   

As of June 2016, God called him to relocate due to related job circumstances

“Begin to eat the crumbs from the Master's table received from the Potter's house and then see how your life will begin to change!” – Rev. Jimmie J. Releford


Rev. Dr. Char Bates