Learn about the Mission and Vision of Ascension Baptist Church.
The Ascension Church family is a fellowship of loving people who are committed to worshiping and serving the Lord. We believe that people need to hear and learn God’s word in a way that is relevant to what is happening in today’s world.
We believe that people need to hear and learn God’s word in a way that is relevant to what is happening in today’s world. Therefore, we endeavor to teach life principles that will enable people to live successful and satisfying lives in this world.
Pastor Willie S. Williams, Jr. is a native Memphian. He attended the Memphis Public Schools, graduating from Melrose High School. After completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Learning at Christian Brothers University, he received a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Memphis State University; and was later awarded a Master’s Degree from Memphis Theological Seminary.
Our staff support personnel help the pastor to not only have a cohesive Sunday worship service, but also help meet the many personal needs of the membership.
Ascension Missionary Baptist Church was organized in October of 1990, under the leadership of the Rev. Willie S. Williams, Jr. He and his wife Shirley, along with three other members made a tremendous faith step, and started what has proven to be a truly Christ-centered and ministry-driven Church in the Raleigh area of Memphis.