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"Founded by Christ - Motivated by Love"

661 Mays Chapel Road - Mt. Juliet, TN
Jeffrey L. Buford, Pastor

615 754-4426

Minister Gwen Searcy

Minister Gwen Searcy - Mays Chapel Baptist Church

I am a born again Christian who loves the Lord Jesus Christ.  I live today forever grateful to God for His amazing love and saving grace.

I am an Associate Minister of the Mays Chapel M. B. Church, a teacher in the Adult Sunday School program, a member of the Senior choir and a preacher of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Every day I thank God for my husband Larry Searcy, our two daughters Delynn and Tiffany, son-in-law Luther Wright, Jr and our two wonderful grandchildren Bryson Emmanuel and Kyndall Elise Wright.

I am a registered nurse of 42 years.  I am a retired Lt. Colonel from the United States Air Force Reserves.  I am also retired with the Department of Veteran Affairs, Specialty Geriatrics and Long Term Care.

I hold both an Associate Degree in Nursing Science and a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing Science from University of Tennessee; a Master’s in Public Administration from Middle State Tennessee University; a Master’s in Nursing Science from Vanderbilt University and Certificate of Training from Born Again Church’s “Ministers In Training” Program.

I give all praise to God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ for all He has done in my life.  To God be the Glory.

Minister Ruthie Woodall

Minister Ruthie Woodall - Associate MinisterI thank God for the Power of the Blood of Jesus. This is the day that the Lord has made, we will rejoice and be glad in it Psalm 118:24.

I thank God for just being ALMIGHTY GOD! I give Him thanks for my late parents Deacon Elex and Lula Mae Woodall for their prayers, songs, praise, wisdom, instructions and much discipline and correction. I give thanks to Him for my 3 sons and daughters Charles (Tyquandia), Jerald (Jennifer), Jamie (Selesia) and for my daughter given to me for 19 years Alexis (deceased) and my 11 grands. I thank God for my 3 sisters and for my 6 brothers who are preaching the gospel 2 pastoring. I thank Him for my godson Kelvin and I thank God for my earthly spiritual father who laid hands on me Pastor Jameul Johnson. A confidant, encourager and motivator. I remember his words so clear 12 years ago as I was licensed to preach the gospel under the leadership of the late Pastor Julius Minor at Mt Hope M.B. Church in Taylor, MS July 9th 2006 Just Walk.

Thank God for my past pastors, deacons and leaders at Mt Hope M.B. Church and the Tallahassee Oxford Missionary Baptist Association Leadership from childhood to adulthood. The past leadership state and National of Dr. Leroy Waldlington and Dr. William Shaw (VISA) Vision, Integrity, Structure and Accountability. The leadership in Carlisle, PA at Bibleway GOGIC. Licensed and dedicated under the leadership of Pastor Robert L. Woodall, Superintendent Dr. Gilmore, Mother Katie Allen and the late Jurisdictional prelate Bishop Benjamin J. Ravenel Sr. Commonwealth of PA. Moving to Mt Juliet TN on July 31st 2017 I found family at the Mays Chapel Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Jeffrey Buford October 2017.

I'm a Sunday School teacher and President of the Sisterhood Ministry. I received my education at Taylor Elementary School and the Lafayette High School Lafayette County Mississippi, Licensed and Certified Fitness Trainer, Personal Trainer and Aerobics Instructor from International Sports and Science Association (ISSA). I thank God for my journey! HE'S A GOD who cannot be contained in or to any one dimension. It's not where we are or who we define ourselves to be, but it is WHAT WE BELIEVE, WHO BELIEVE and how Loyal, Committed and Determine we are to serve GOD and not man.