Churches in the Community





First Baptist Institutional

Beulah Missionary


Greater New Jerusalem

Greater St Paul Missionary

Harmony Missionary

Macedonia Primitive

Mount Calvary

Mount Sinai

New Mount Zion

Pilgrim Rest Missionary

St Luke's Freewill

Zion Hill

Harmony Missionary Baptist Church


Current Pastor

1645 N Webster Ave   33805

Prior to 1985: Harmony Missionary Baptist Church began with some faithful worshipers in a home on North Tennessee Avenue.


Subsequently, the worshipers acquired land at the corner of North Florida Avenue and North Street (now Memorial Boulevard).


During the early 1970s the church acquired land on at Webster Avenue and 14th Street and began work on building a church.  The congregation moved into the new sanctuary in 1982.

John J Hooks


Denise Bristol-Hooks

First Lady


JC Cherry


 EW Lester


AW Tucker


WH Marshall


JM Mells


GEO Whitehurst


JW Rhodes


WE Gardner


GT Martin


W Don Pelham


JJ McGriff


WR Lovelace


Enoch Jones


Charles Milton


VL Liburd


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