Meet our Pastor Jeffrey L. Buford

Pastor Jeffrey L. Buford - May Chapel Baptist Church

Pastor Jeffrey L. Buford was born March 8, 1969 to James L. and Johnnie Buford.  He is the younger of two boys (Jonathan and Jeffrey Buford) and spent his childhood in White House, TN where he graduated with Honors in Music.   He was baptized when he was eight years old by the late Reverend W. L. Allen (Starks Knob M. B. Church Hendersonville) and was a faithful member.  

In 1995 He married Shirley Tyus and is the father of two wonderful and loving boys Devante’ and Devin and also two Goddaughters Tiffany Robertson and Michelle Steele.  In 1995 he joined Zion Missionary Baptist Church and served in the Choir, Male Chorus and assisted in Ushering.  In 1997 he became a Deacon at Zion Missionary Baptist Church (Nashville, TN) and served diligently until he was called to a higher calling, preaching the Word of God.  In 2005, he was ordained and served as an Associate Minister under the leadership of Pastor James C. Davis (Current Pastor of Zion Missionary Baptist Church).  August 20, 2012, the divine plan of God was fulfilled as the Mays Chapel Missionary Baptist Church extend the call to Jeffrey to be their Pastor.  

He preached his first sermon “Give Me This Mountain” September 9, 2012.  Pastor Buford is currently attending Emmanuel Bible College and will be receiving his Bachelor's Degree in May 2017.   He received his Bachelor of Biblical Studies Degree from Emmanuel Theological Seminary on May 8, 2017. 

He is the proud pastor of the Mays Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.  "Founded by Christ – Motivated by Love"