Associate Pastor Bios
Min. Jeter serves as Pastor Giddens' Executive Assistant. She works diligently with our sick and shut in as well as families during bereavement.
Your word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path Psalm 119:105
Min. Pearson is an native of Georgia where she graduated from the Atlanta Public School system. She became a member of Silver Leaf in 1990. In her obedience to the voice of God, she became a licensed minister in 1996 and was ordained in 1997.
Myra enjoys working with the CCWV Choir, teaching the junior girls Sunday School class age 9-12, she also teach new member classes. In her free time she likes being outdoors, walking for exercise, listening to jazz music, reading, spending time with her grandchildren, other family members and friends.
Her favorite scripture is Psalm 27:14 Wait on the Lord; be of good courage and he shall strengthen your heart, wait I say on the Lord.
Myra loves God with all of her heart mind, soul and strength!!!
A long-time member of SLBC who currently works with the youth in the children's choir. Min. Coleman has a jovial personality and enjoys spending time with her granddaughter.
Elder Mildred Clayton
A native of New York and an avid proponent of African-American history and causes. Elder Clayton stresses the importance of God in the African-American experience and provides a wealth of knowledge and temperance in her role as an Associate Pastor.
Min. Gay serves as our Children's Church pastor and SLBC's events coordinator. She loves God and God's children and brings a lively and fun worship environment in both Children's Church and Adult Church. Min. Gay enjoys serving God and the Silver Leaf family.
Min. Long is a native of Atlanta, GA where he received a Bachelors degree (BA) in Business Administration - Accounting. He went on to obtain a Masters in Accounting and Financial Management from Keller Graduate School of Management and is a current student a the McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University in Atlanta, GA working on his Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree.
Min. Long is a son of SLBC, born and reared in the church. He serves as Trustee Chair, finance lead, youth minister, musician (drums and piano), and technical administrator (web/app/social media).
Office Manager Bio
Mrs. Quinae Jackson
A faithful, devoted, and Christ-filled member of SLBC for over 20 year, Mrs. Jackson serves as Office Manager, Teen Choir Director, Praise and Worship Leader.
A BA graduate of Miles College in Alabama and a Masters degree recipient from the University of West Georgia, Mrs. Jackson currently works in the Clayton County School System as an elementary school teacher. She loves the youth and her dedication to excellence in both the classroom and her church is evident in all she does.
Dea. Clarence Williams (Lead Deacon)
Our longest serving deacon with years of dedicated service to SLBC. Dea. Williams provides maintenance for the grounds, drives the church van for services, and serves in any capacity required of him.
A true servant of God indeed!
Bro. Art Wallace
Bro. Wallace is our dedicated bass guitar player of many years and brings a great deal of "funk" to the music ministry.
A retired member of the Atlanta Police Department, Dea. Wallace was ordained in 2017 under the tutelage of Senior Pastor Giddens
Bro. Stephan Clayton
Bro. Clayton, a native of NY, came to SLBC in 2010. Since his arrival, he has grown to be a pillar in the church. A husband, a father, a ordained deacon. Studying under Senior Pastor Giddens, we look forward to continued service from Dea. Clayton.
Bro. Derrick Jackson
Bro. Jackson, a native of Atlanta, came to SLBC through his wife Mrs. Quinea Jackson. Since coming to Silver Leaf Derrick has been full speed ahead assisting however he can and supporting his wife consistently.
Under Senior Pastor Giddens training Dea. Jackson was ordained in 2017