Our Pastor, Rev. Deryl A. Jones, was born in Lakeland, Florida, the youngest of four siblings, and was born again in April 1968. He was baptized at Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church, Medulla, Florida, by Rev. Alex Harper. He was ordained by the late Rev. E. B. Williams on April 25, 1993, at First Providence.
Pastor Jones accepted the call to pastor Shoal Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Locust Grove, Georgia in August, 1994. In July 2000, he accepted the call to pastor First Providence Missionary Baptist Church.
Pastor Jones has been married to the love of his life, Sherry Jones, since July 16, 1976. They have three lovely daughters, Sheryl Florez (Oscar); LaKeisha Williams (Preston) and Sheila; three grandsons and two granddaughters. Pastor Jones holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Religious Science from Florida Baptist College (currently) Emmaus Baptist College.
Pastor Jones’ Motto: We can do more together than we can apart.